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Toxic alien takeover: a metaphor for everything

A couple of days ago, I read this article in the New York Times. Written by Russian journalist and science writer, Maria Antonova, it’s about flora called the hogweed. The article is entitled, “A Toxic Alien is Taking Over Russia.” … Continue reading

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I don’t know what scares you but this scares me

From 538 Significant Digits: 90 super nests Super nests — colonies that can be home to more than 15,000 wasps — are proliferating in Alabama thanks to warmer winters. Typically, there are only one or two seen each year in … Continue reading

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