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Can Plants Hear?

Flora may be able to detect the sounds of flowing water or munching insects

May 17, 2017 — Marta Zaraska

Insects Donate DNA to Unrelated Bugs

Bacteria swap DNA among themselves. And that process may be more common in multicellular organisms than previously believed. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

May 10, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Gophers versus the Volcano

Pocket gophers survived the Mount Saint Helens eruption in their underground burrows and immediately went to work bringing back the ecosystem.  

May 9, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

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