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Baby Turtles Have Been Wearing the Same Color for 50 Million Years

Baby Turtles Have Been Wearing the Same Color for 50 Million Years
December 7, 2017

Preserved tissue found in a turtle fossil shows that sea turtle hatchlings have been relying on a dark color to help them survive for millions of years.

Some things are destined to go out of style. Coats with shoulder pads, like bell-bottom jeans and bowler hats before them had their time. By the time my hair grows out, man-buns may no longer be in vogue.

Why this newfound trait in corn could be a force against crop disease

NC State researchers discovered a gene that shows unique resistance against multiple crop diseases. 


Why this newfound trait in corn could be a force against crop disease

September 19, 2017

Just like people, plants get sick. Discolored spots grow on the leaves and black bruises appear on roots and fruit until the plant cannot even grow properly.

Fudging Predictions on the Impacts of Government Spending is Surprisingly Easy

Fudging Predictions on the Impacts of Government Spending is Surprisingly Easy
June 27, 2017

Politics, at its heart, is a number puzzle.

Even beyond the counting of votes, delegates and electors, lawmakers need to know how every new law, budget, executive order and legal ruling will affect citizens and the economy.

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