Nature reported this week that construction on the international fusion project ITER won't begin until next year, even though site preparation – clearing, leveling, and so on – was completed back in May. Turns out, there are still some details to be worked out about which countries are paying for what parts of >
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A team of biologists has uncovered an unlikely friendship between a carnivorous pitcher plant and a fruit-eating tree shrew. The pitcher plant, Nepenthes lowii, can be found sprawled on the forest floor in tropical regions of Malaysia and Borneo. The leaves of the plant form swollen vessels at regular intervals >
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It’s always the nastiest things which produce the worst body odor. Being forced to run the mile in gym class. A first date gone horribly wrong. Or maybe things are nasty because of bad BO. Either way, it’s safe to say that BO and nastiness go together like casual environmentalists and revolving doors. And >
Climate Induced Migration and Conflict: A study of evidence, historical cases and causes. >
Computers pound users over the head with countless options, enormous amounts of data, and small query boxes that turn keyword searches into ten lousy results. But computers are powerful; shouldn't they be able to tell us only what we need or want to know? >
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- To Space, Young Man.
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