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What Happens When a Baby Hippo Plays With a Croc
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A scene that could have ended in carnage takes a surprising twist. news.nationalgeographic.com...
'Super-fungus' carrying spider venom and scorpion toxins can kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes
The genetically engineered fungus can kill a mosquito with a single spore. www.ibtimes.co.uk/super-fun...
Bacteria in Your Coughs And Sneezes Can Stay Alive in The Air For Up to 45 Minutes
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Ten million tonnes of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks
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Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the ocean every year, according to new research. news.ubc.ca/2017/06/26/ten-...
Amputees control avatar by imagining moving their missing limbs
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Even after losing a limb, brain activity associated with imagined movements can be read by an fMRI brain scanner and used to control a computer character www.newscientist.com/articl...-
When flatworms go to space, they grow two heads
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Among the hundreds of scientific tests happening on the International Space Station, only one has yielded a result worthy of a B-movie starring Ice Cube. It turns out that flatworms undergo an odd and as-yet-unexplained transformation in space. When profoun...

China Shatters "Spooky Action at a Distance" Record, Preps for Quantum Internet
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Results from the Micius satellite test quantum entanglement, pointing the way toward hack-proof global communications—and a new space race-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
Billion-dollar dams are making water shortages, not solving them
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Dams are mitigating climate change impacts for certain populations, but the overall effect of such interventions may be increased drought www.newscientist.com/articl...-
One billion suns: World's brightest laser sparks new behavior in light
Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are seeing an everyday phenomenon in a new light. phys.org/news/2017-06-billi...
Could Asteroids Bombard the Earth to Cause a Mass Extinction in 10 Million Years?
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Given the evidence that an asteroid triggered the dinosaur extinction, it makes sense to ask whether showers of asteroids could be to blame for regular extinction events-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...