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Humpback whales use their flippers and bubble ‘nets’ to catch fish | Science News

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‘Justice’ for trans athletes is unfair to girls like my daughter

Alanna has devoted countless days, nights and weekends to training. She pushes herself to shave mere fractions of a second from her race times, yet she positions herself at the starting line knowing that, even with all that training and … Continue reading

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Artificial leaf hopes to power the world | I Hope It Works

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Japan Approves Scientist’s Plan to Create World’s First Humanimals | This Won’t End Well

For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humanimal known as a human-animal chimera. According to Nature, a committee from Japan’s science … Continue reading

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120 years of climate scares | In Love With Death

Scientists seeking funding and journalists seeking an audience agree: panic sells. “Global cooling is going to kills us all!” “No, wait: global warming is going to kill us all!” All that’s  missing is a back-and-forth of “You shut up!” “No, you shut … Continue reading

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Striped Cows are Happy Cows

Further evidence that zebra stripes evolved as a protection against flies. Japanese scientists painted stripes on cows and, yes, it worked. Ranchers might want to consider painting “zebra stripes” on their livestock. According to a new study published in PLoS ONE, the … Continue reading

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Thousands Who Underwent Transition Surgery for Their Gender Dysphoria Now Want Reversals

“I’m in communication with 19 and 20-year-olds who have had full gender reassignment surgery who wish they hadn’t, and their dysphoria hasn’t been relieved, they don’t feel better for it,” said Evans, ”I think some of the common characteristics are … Continue reading

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