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Day: August 21, 2019

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In Brazil, Over Half A Billion Bees Have Died In Three Months

Let’s give a round of applause to humans, who, once again, are the cause of another catastrophic event. In the last three months, Brazil has lost over 500 million bees, mostly because of pesticides used and said to be containing substances that are banned in Europe, such as neonicotinoids and fipronil. 500,000,000 bees died in …

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Octopuses Given Ecstasy In Name Of Science React Like Humans Do- But Is This Ethical?

A few years ago it was found that we share a genome with octopuses, The genetic matches involved certain neurotransmitters—brain chemicals that send signals between neurons—associated with social behaviors. This discovery lead to scientist Gül Dölen and her colleague Eric Edsinger at At Johns Hopkins University, giving California two-spot octopuses the amphetamine MDMA, also known …

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Rainforest fires covering half of Brazil are visible from Space

Since January, the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) satellite says it’s detected over 72,000 fires in the Amazon rain forest, but this fire has been one of the worst to date and the smoke is actually visible from space. Not only that, but data shows a massive 83 percent increase in fires compared to …

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