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This Earth Day, turn your funeral into an ecoburial

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Traditional burial practices are ecologically unsustainable, so why not go green in your final act?

Sarah Brumble, Journalism

Neuroscience has a part in why you're playing Taylor Swift's songs on repeat

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Taylor Swift literally has music down to a science

Sarah Anderson, Northwestern University

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Ocean heatwaves like "The Blob" cause lasting damage to marine ecosystems

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Keira Monuki, University of California, Davis

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Your own yard could help reverse global insect declines

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Non-native plants are one of many factors driving global declines in insect populations – but you can help

Elyse DeFranco

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How dark is outer space? The New Horizons spacecraft is helping astronomers find out

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Briley Lewis, University of California, Los Angeles

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El sexo no es binario, y deberíamos dejar de pretender que lo es

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Liza Brusman, University of Colorado, Boulder

Minerva Contreras, University of California, San Diego

Immunocompromised people must be a priority in the COVID-19 vaccination effort

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Vaccinating immunocompromised people will both protect their health and slow viral evolution

Francesco Zangari, University of Toronto

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Storytelling is the antidote to Americans' mistrust of science

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Jamie L Peeler, Pennsylvania State University

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

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Maria Gatta, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

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