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Mysteries of Life: I’ll be sticking with peppers

From 538 Significant Digits: 11 million years ago It was, if you can believe it, only 11 million years ago that tomatoes split away from peppers, evolutionarily speaking. But now, thanks to gene editing technology, scientists may be able to … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life: (1) risky venture and (2) The Little House That Disappeared

From 538 Significant Digits: 921 miles Two men, Colin O’Brady of the U.S. and Louis Rudd of Britain, are simultaneously attempting to become the first person to cross the continent of Antarctica “alone, unsupported and without harnessing the wind.” As … Continue reading

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187 million interactions but not one with me

From 538 Significant Digits: 187 million interactions According to a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Instagram “was a significant front” in Russian election meddling, eclipsing even Facebook itself. Between 2015 and 2018, there were 187 million interactions with Instagram content from … Continue reading

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