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Mechanics of Dragonfly Larvae Inspire High-Tech Devices

Dragonfly larvae may hold the key to a range of engineering and medical applications, according to new research. Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) examined the jet propulsion system of Anisopteran […]

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Monsoon Rains Are Already a Disaster For Rohingya Refugee Camps

mrdev1vr6jgzui8mrkyh.jpgReligious persecution has forced thousands of Rohingya people to flee their homes in Myanmar for Bangladesh over the past 11 months . Now the 900,000 people who settled in refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar are facing another threat: heavy rain and landslides as the monsoon season picks up.

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Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis in breakthrough study

A new study out of Imperial College London describes the discovery of a new type of photosynthesis, one the institute says “changes our understanding of the basic mechanism” involved. Even better, researchers indicate this discovery could pave the way for engineered crops that are more efficient than existing options. According to the study, researchers found a new type of photosynthesis … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton masterfully mocks James Comey over his misuse of private email


“But her emails.”

It’s become a meme at this point. The Republican party  — and Trump campaign — made such a huge stinkin’ deal about Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, that any time a more serious scandal enveloped the right, people would mock the time and effort spent trying to “lock her up.” 

The phrase has also been used jokingly to insult Trump supporters for latching onto the email scandal for so long, while there’s plenty of better things to be concerned about.

a man in a MAGA hat stumbles out of his basement, choking on dust and radioactive fallout

“but her emails!” he whispers, before dying

— tom (@toms_spaghetti) May 15, 2017 Read more…

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