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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Cowbirds outsource parenting to other species, but an innate password tells their children to copy cowbird songs.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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A new paper shows just how diverse the biochemicals in our food are, and how hard it is to understand how they impact our bodies.

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Refined instruments reduce noise at the quantum level, allowing for discoveries of more distant gravitational waves.

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Wood from the foundation of a 2,000-year-old building in Rome traced to a mountain forest in what is now France.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Using media to brighten up dull tasks leaves adolescents feeling both better and worse.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

Damselfish often end up raising young that aren't their own.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

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