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The neurons that make fruit flies interested in sex are turned on by song

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Fruit flies go so far as to have species specific melodies and chords

Ashley E Peppriell, University of Rochester

We still don't know much about marijuana farms' effects on wildlife

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Maria Gatta, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

NASA's Perseverance Rover has landed on Mars

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Briley Lewis, University of California, Los Angeles

Plastic trash can now be recycled into ultra-strong graphene

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Plastic decomposition is sped up by the flash Joule heating method

Juliette Strasser, University of Texas

DNA-RNA hybrid molecules keep the very centers of our cells together

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Sree Rama Chaitanya, The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics

Elon Musk's climate change prize is empty and worthless

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Cassie Freund, Wake Forest University

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Fungi create genes to "win over" their plant friends and neighbors

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The vast majority of plants depend on fungi for life, and fungi are always learning how to best befriend plants

Attabey Rodriguez Benitez, Science Friday

Is dark matter just made of "antimatter nuggets"?

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Eleni Petrakou, Particle Physics

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Your morning walk, no matter how far, can help you live longer

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Luke Whitcomb, Colorado State University

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What you need to know about this year’s winter solstice and the great conjunction

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This cosmic phenomenon is a once-in-a-lifetime event.

William Teets, Vanderbilt University

Why do the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines need to be kept so cold?

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Joshua Peters, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Genetic engineering can save the American chestnut tree from a deadly fungus

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Colleen J Mulvihill, University of Texas at Austin

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It's time to track city sewage for emerging diseases, not just COVID-19

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Lauren Sara McKee, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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This is how climate change is reshaping the entire planet

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Elisa Bonnin, University of Washington

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