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A glowing butt might help some pitvipers attract their dinner

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Many animals have been discovered to have biofluorescence, but it is not always clear why an organism might have evolved this trait

Deanna MacNeil, Cell Biology

A new molecule and an under-appreciated neuron have been implicated in Parkinson's disease

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Researchers studying Parkinson’s disease pivot from the usual dopamine story and reveal a new mechanism underlying early motor deficits

Julia A Licholai, Brown University

UN climate report says climate change was "avoidable" but goals of limiting damage are still achievable

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The goal of limiting surface temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still achievable with net zero greenhouse emissions by 2050

Mark Hertsgaard

The butyrate produced by your gut bugs is good for your health

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Elise Cutts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Bats are born knowing the speed of sound

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Kristina Muise, University of Winnipeg

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There's something in the water, and it's killing America's national bird

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Irene Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Slime mold and cancer cells "sniff" their way through mazes by breaking down chemical molecules

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Research demonstrates that cells are capable of sensing, and creating, chemical gradients to travel long distances

Xinwen Zhu, Boston University

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New drug addresses long overlooked "negative" symptoms of schizophrenia

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Elizabeth Burnette, University of California, Los Angeles

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