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Veggies Under the Microscope

Familiar plants become alien landscapes at high magnification

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Fire May Have Provided Humanity's First Social Spark

Thursday, April 02, 2015
Harnessing fire may have propelled human evolution in more ways than previously believed.
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Genetically Modifying Mosquitoes to Eliminate Disease

Thursday, April 02, 2015
A remarkable scheme to alter the pest’s DNA could change the disease-carrying species for the better — or wipe them off the Earth.
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From Diabetes to Athlete's Foot, Our Bodies Are Maladapted for Modern Life

Thursday, April 02, 2015
Today's humans are afflicted with ailments that virtually didn't exist for our nomadic forbears. Can we adapt our way out of them?
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