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East Village Fire Brings Out The Best In New Yorkers As City Comes Together To Help

Amid the chaos of a fire that rattled lower Manhattan on Thursday, there were countless acts of altruism from neighbors and business owners showing support. 1,062 more words

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DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed

The genetic code of “an entire nation” has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.

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Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’

A promise by the Greens to bring science funding up to 1% of GDP differs from the statements offered by six party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science. 10 more words

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New lobster-like predator found in 508 million-year-old fossil-rich site

What do butterflies, spiders and lobsters have in common? They are all surviving relatives of a newly identified species called Yawunik kootenayi, a marine creature with two pairs of eyes and prominent grasping appendages that lived as much as 508 million years ago — more than 250 million years before the first dinosaur. 10 more words

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Shooting Star Trek

My annual trek into the woods on the hill behind our house to see the shooting stars in bloom…

…next to a fallen tree with a wet weather spring beneath it… 15 more words

Felis ullamcorper elit

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