Africa once harbored a far greater variety of large carnivores than it does today. Competition with early humans for access to prey may have brought about their decline
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Fleets of unmanned aircraft may soon scan terrain for forest fires and deliver FedEx packages. Yet drones' security flaws allow them to be readily hijacked with simple technologies
Researchers have uncovered processes that make cancer even more complicated than they thought it was
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