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Planning For—And Surviving—The Big Ones
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In her new book The Big Ones, seismologist Lucy Jones catalogues devastating earthquakes, eruptions and tsunamis throughout history, and what happened in the aftermath.

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The Tiny Swimmers That May Stir The Seas
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Every night, the largest migration on Earth happens underwater. Now, engineers say their collective movement could create ocean-mixing currents.

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Diving Deep To Appreciate The Spleen
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Evolutionary adaptations, such as having a larger spleen, have let humans live comfortably in some of the world’s extreme places.

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With Summer Around The Corner, A Guide To The Night Skies
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Astronomer Dean Regas gives tips for astronomical sights to try to spot in the months ahead.

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A Fingerprint Scan For Earthquakes Caused By Fracking
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Can small earthquakes predict where oil and gas extraction can be done most safely?

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Drone Radar System Takes Flight In Ohio
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A new radar system is being tested that will provide an air traffic control system for drones at a local airport.

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The Next All-Natural Recycling Solution? An Enzyme
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Plus, exploding ants and other science headlines in the News Round-up.

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How To Talk With Aliens
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A meeting of the minds talk about how we might write messages to intelligent extraterrestrial beings—€”and if it is ethical to send them.

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These Eyebrows Speak Volumes
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New research suggests our brows evolved to be something other than looking fierce.

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If You Give A Maggot A Cookie...
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Researchers are digging into the eating habits of maggots to help solve the food waste problem.

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A Look At Unconventional Bird Calls
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Some bird calls come from an unexpected source—€”it is not just males that perform calls, and the bee hummingbird uses its tail feathers to create chirps.

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Expanding The Toolkit For Cancer Immunotherapy
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We can teach the immune system to kill tumors. But how will researchers get past autoimmune side effects and other challenges in cancer immunotherapy?

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Does More Sand Always Mean A Better Beach?
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Adding sand to beaches is a longstanding coastal tool. But are there any downsides?

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A New Planet-Hunter Takes To The Sky
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Plus, a new search for dark matter, a massive ichthyosaur, and the nature of randomness.

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Canyon Wren Female
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Catherpes mexicanus: Females and males both sing, but their songs are slightly different. Males sing a ringing, clear cascade of descending notes. In contrast, the female song is buzzy and ascending. Each male sings approximately five songs, while each female sings only one. Range: western North America. Songs courtesy of Lauryn Benedict, University of Northern Colorado, USA.

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Canyon Wren Male
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Catherpes mexicanus: Females and males both sing, but their songs are slightly different. Males sing a ringing, clear cascade of descending notes. In contrast, the female song is buzzy and ascending. Each male sings approximately five songs, while each female sings only one. Range: western North America. Songs courtesy of Lauryn Benedict, University of Northern Colorado, USA.

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Venezuelan Troupial Female
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Range: northern South America and the Caribbean. Recorded by Karan Odom in Puerto Rico

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Venezuelan Troupial Male
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Range: northern South America and the Caribbean. Recorded by Karan Odom in Puerto Rico

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Venezuelan Troupial Duetting
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Icterus icterus: Both female and male Troupials can sing songs with simple alternating notes or more complex combinations of phrases. Both sexes may also overlap their mate’s songs to form duets. Range: northern South America and the Caribbean. Recorded by Karan Odom in Puerto Rico.

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