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May 7th 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 6: The Real Reason for India's Surge and Mask Liftoff
Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks,  Scientific American ’s senior health editors  Tanya Lewis  and  Josh ... More
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May 4th 2021
Male Lyrebirds Lie to Get Sex
It seems like the males will do anything, even fake nearby danger, to get females to stick around to mate.
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April 20th 2021
Beehives Are Held Together by Their Mutual Gut Microbes
New research shows that members of a bee colony all have the same gut microbiome, which controls their smell—and thus their ability to separate family from foe.
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