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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: For Halloween Consider the Chocolate Midge

A tiny fly, related to biting no-see-ums, pollinates cacao trees and enables our chocolate cravings. Christopher Intagliata reports.  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: To Stave Off Winter’s Chill, Honeybees Hug

When staying warm is a matter of survival, they use this tried-and-true strategy. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: What Zombie Plants Can Teach Us

They could offer valuable insights into how we might protect ourselves against climate change — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Factors That Up the Chances an Exotic Pet Gets Released into the Wild

People dump their exotic animals for logical, if not good, reasons — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Sticky Science: the Evolution of Spider Webs

The eight-legged weavers have been hunting insects for almost 400 years, flaunting their long history in a rich array of architectures — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Scared by Spiders? Get Over It!

You should be grateful to have Halloween’s creepiest creature around — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Rare Genetic Sequences Illuminate Early Humans’ History in Africa

Little-studied ethnic groups are helping researchers to understand the movements of people who lived on the continent tens of thousands of years ago — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: How Do Birds Know to Fly South?

Birds such as the Arctic tern used magnetic particles and eye pigments to navigate. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Lowly Moss-Like Plant Seems to Copy Cannabis

Meet the new weed on the block, perhaps one better suited to medical rather than recreational use — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Sex Redefined: The Idea of Two Sexes Is Overly Simplistic

Biologists now think there is a larger spectrum than just binary female and male — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Asocial Octopuses Become Cuddly on MDMA

Octopuses react to MDMA much like humans do. And not surprisingly, given their anatomy, the animals are excellent huggers. Annie Sneed reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Magic Mushroom Drug Evolved to Mess with Insect Brains

For that matter, so did most natural recreational drugs — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Wild Songbirds Can Pick Up New Tunes

Researchers taught two dozen wild sparrows new songs, by playing them the recordings of sparrows that live thousands of miles away. Jason G. Goldman reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Healthcare Let Neanderthals ‘Punch Above Their Weight’

By caring for the sick and injured, Neanderthals were able to expand into more dangerous environments and pursue more deadly prey. Christopher Intagliata reports.  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Death of a Fossil Hunter

Junchang Lü was is one of the most important dinosaur researchers of the past half century — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Marine Predator Problem? Try a Gastropod Hostage Backpack

It’s hard out there for a shrimp — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Ambitious Praying Mantis Discovers Sashimi

Is there nothing the raptorial insect won’t try to eat? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Solar Eclipse Was Buzzkill for Bees

Bees suddenly fell silent when the sun disappeared during last year’s solar eclipse—perhaps because they were tricked into night mode. Christopher Intagliata reports.  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Mom’s Genes Make Some Giraffes Hard to Spot

Baby giraffes inherit aspects of their mothers’ patterning—which could give them a survival advantage if good camouflage runs in the family. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Florida Oaks Host Exciting Parasite-on-Parasite Action

There’s no honor among thieves — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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