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Swarmageddon: America braces for cicada plague of Biblical proportions

America's East Coast is bracing for a cacophonous summer as hordes of flying insects emerge for the once-in-a-generation phenomenon popularly known as "Swarmageddon".<p>After 17 years underground growing from larva to bug, billions of cicadas are set to revel in the final four climactic weeks of their …

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Study Finds Correlation Between Fiscal Conservatism And Big Biceps

Does physical strength lead to conservative beliefs?<p>A new study in the journal <i>Psychological Science</i> took a look at the relationship between physical strength and political beliefs. More specifically, the study sought to answer a question: is there any correlation between "fighting ability" and …

FYI: Do Wind Farms Make It Less Windy?

Related: Do they change the surrounding temperature?<p>Wind turbines extract kinetic energy from the air around them, and since less energy makes for weaker winds, turbines do indeed make it less windy. Technically speaking, the climate zone right behind a turbine (or behind all the turbines on a wind …

FYI: Do Parasites Get Parasites?

Parasites of parasites—sometimes called hyperparasites—seem to be quite common. In fact, parasites of parasites are themselves prone to parasites, leading to what might appear to be an endless progression of interspecies abuse.<p>Studies in the lab and field have identified some of these elaborate, …

FYI: Can A Bionic Eye See As Well As A Human Eye?

It's the difference between a grainy black-and-white film and HD.<p>Previously blind patients who receive the recently FDA-approved Argus II bionic eye system will regain some degree of functional sight. The retinal implant technology, developed and distributed by Second Sight, can improve quality of …

Separating the recent from the ancient past

It is not uncommon to come across claims of fossils being found in layers where we would not expect them to be, with combinations of animals from …

Slow quakes put 'big wrinkle' in rock theory - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — When researchers duplicate slow earthquakes, they find that rocks at the …

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