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Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

Because of their small size, water beetles might have been kicked around since they were born — but thanks to abnormal survival strategies, they’re “stayin’ alive” after predators eat them. Meet the aquatic beetle Regimbartia attenuata, which can survive a journey through a dark-spotted frog’s gut and exit alive through its feces, according to a…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, August 3

No one is safe from the coronavirus. Dr. Deborah Birx really wants that message to hit home. The White House coronavirus response coordinator warned yesterday that the United States had entered a “new phase” in the pandemic. “What we are seeing today is different from March and April. It is extraordinarily widespread,” Birx told CNN,…MORE

Thousands gather in Berlin to protest against Covid-19 restrictions

Thousands gather in Berlin to protest against Covid-19 restrictions

A large crowd of far-right groups gathered for a “sit-in” at Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate on Saturday to protest against the German government’s coronavirus restrictions. A march earlier Saturday that was criticized by police for not adhering to rules on social distancing and face masks was halted by organizers. The march, which was named by…MORE

The long road to returning first-ever samples from Mars

The long road to returning first-ever samples from Mars

When NASA’s Perseverance rover touches down on Mars in February 2021, the mission will spend the next two years exploring one of the oldest and most intriguing sites on the red planet: Jezero Crater. It’s the site of an ancient lake bed and river delta that existed between 3 and 4 billion years ago —…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, July 31

The economic toll of the pandemic is becoming clear. In just a few months, the virus has managed to wipe out years of gains and push millions of people around the world into new economic hardship. Data released yesterday showed the US economy slumped by 9.5% in the second quarter compared to the same period…MORE

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