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Whale Poop, Dogs without Humans, and Methane Danger

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Condor Parthenogenesis, Smartphones, and Whale Talk

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A New History, Fabulous Viruses, and Future Creatures

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, Black Perspectives, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Upsides of Horror, Census Trouble, and Unmanly Drinking

Well-researched stories from Aeon, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Bad Otters, Nuclear Fusion, and Mocking the South

Well-researched stories from Live Science, Slate, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Killer Robots, Mayan History, and Vampire Bats

Well-researched stories from The Conversation, Smithsonian Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Modern Gentry, Pitfalls of Tree Planting, and R. Kelly

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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A Tiger God, a Black Samurai, and a Kitchen Revolution

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Works in Progress, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Slime Mold, Taliban Finances, and Mindlessness

Well-researched stories from Orion Magazine, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Selfish Genes, Viking Women, and Glowing Oceans

Well-researched stories from Aeon, CrimeReads, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.