August 21, 2013
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Honeyguide birds destroy own species’ eggs to eliminate competition

Like cuckoos, honeyguides are parasitic birds that lay their eggs in other birds’ nests and dupe them into raising their young. Now scientists reveal that, unlike in cuckoos, the resemblance between honeyguide eggs and those of their bee-eater bird hos… Continue reading

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May 10, 2013
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Sacred lotus genome sequence enlightens scientists

The sacred lotus is a symbol of spiritual purity and longevity. Its seeds can survive up to 1,300 years, its petals and leaves repel grime and water, and its flowers generate heat to attract pollinators. Now researchers report that they have sequenced … Continue reading

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March 14, 2013
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New evidence strengthens case that scientists have discovered a Higgs boson

The new particle discovered at experiments at the Large Hadron Collider last summer is looking more like a Higgs boson than ever before, according to results announced today. On July 4, physicists on the CMS and ATLAS experiments announced the discover… Continue reading

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April 22, 2012
by Claire Morgenstern
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What Earth Day Means to Millennials

Claire Morgenstern, Online and Social Media Development, NRDC Membership, New York
Today is Earth Day. And I, by virtue of being a member of the first generation to have grown up with this holiday, am an Earth Day expert. I’ve mad… Continue reading

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