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    How Beetles That Live Underwater Breathe Without a Scuba Tank

    When an insect is this small, it seems to be able to get away with an unusual technique for taking in oxygen.

    By Veronique Greenwood

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    Watch a Great White Shark Hunt Through a Kelp Forest for Its Next Meal

    The video collected by researchers revealed a surprising hunting behavior in the ocean predators that had never been documented.

    By JoAnna Klein

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    Watch Two Tiny Moons Eclipse the Sun on Mars

    Phobos and Deimos, the two Martian moons, got between the red planet and the sun in March.

    By Kenneth Chang

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    How Seals Took to the Seas

    By comparing the bones of ancient and contemporary seals, researchers say a particular biting style helped the marine mammals’ landlubber ancestors move into the oceans.

    By Lucas Joel

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    Romeo, Meet Juliet. Now Go Save Your Species.

    The Sehuencas water frogs in a Bolivian aquarium hit it off, but Romeo might need a little more practice before they succeed in reproducing.

    By JoAnna Klein

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    How Mosquitoes Sniff Out Your Sweat

    Scientists have isolated a receptor that helps the bloodthirsty insects find you.

    By Veronique Greenwood

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    Injecting Marshmallow Peeps With Fungi, for Science

    A mycologist hopes to show how a simple, silly experiment can illuminate fungal biology.

    By JoAnna Klein

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    Volcanoes! Lightning! And Radioactive Gas, Too

    Studying radon’s role in the electrification of plumes above volcanoes could help people anticipate the damage resulting from eruptions, scientists say.

    By Robin George Andrews

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    Saturn’s Rings Are Sculpted by a Crew of Mini-Moons

    Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft are helping to explain how Atlas, Daphnis, Epimetheus, Pan and Pandora are distinctive among Saturn’s many satellites.

    By Nadia Drake

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    What Termites Can Teach Us About Cooling Our Buildings

    “We think humans are the best designers, but this is not really true,” a researcher said.

    By JoAnna Klein

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