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April 23, 2014

Asteroid impact risks ‘underplayed’

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A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation.
BBC News – Science & Environment

Wily bacteria create ‘zombie’ plants

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Scientists have discovered how some plant pathogens ensure their own survival by transforming flowering plants into strictly leaf-producing ones. These green ‘zombies’ attract insects that the parasites need to help them spread to other plants.
Latest Headlines | Science News for Students

Creationist Debate Stalls South Carolina State Fossil Bill

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When 8-year-old Olivia McConnell proposed a state fossil for South Carolina, she probably didn’t expect her request to prompt a drawn-out fight with creationists in her state legislature.

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