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Manatees May Carry Half a Million Microscopic Hitchhikers

Manatees May Carry Half a Million Microscopic Hitchhikers

Manatees May Carry Half a Million Microscopic Hitchhikers Manatees May Carry Half a Million Microscopic Hitchhikers Previous studies had associated nematodes with manatee skin. One in 2011 described an “extraordinarily” long-tailed diplogastrid nematode, Cutidiplogaster manati, found in skin lesions on West Indian manatees in an aquarium in Okinawa, Japan. That piqued the interest of these authors, who hoped to learn …

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to an Ancient Geomagnetic Disruption

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to an Ancient Geomagnetic Disruption

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to an Ancient Geomagnetic Disruption A Hitchhiker’s Guide to an Ancient Geomagnetic Disruption About 42,000 years ago, Earth was beset with oddness. Its magnetic field collapsed. Ice sheets surged across North America, Australasia and the Andes. Wind belts shifted across the Pacific and Southern Oceans. Prolonged drought hit Australia; that continent’s biggest mammals went extinct. Humans took …

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Second-Wave Feminism

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Second-Wave Feminism

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Second-Wave Feminism The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Second-Wave Feminism A zinelike directory for feminist outposts across the U.S. from 1973 has been reissued, and is selling out. Source link

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