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The Buzz on Cicadas: Sexuality and Sensationalism

Every several years, something remarkable happens in parts of the United States: billions of cicadas emerge from the earth in a natural spectacle, bringing the sky to life with hordes … Read more

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Update on Mysterious Bird Deaths

This summer, sick and dying birds were documented in several states in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and South. The main symptom was swollen, crusted-over eyes in fledglings of blue jays, robins, … Read more

Return of Brood X Cicadas

A Short Celebration in the Sun Americans are about to experience a rare phenomenon for the first time in 17 years: the return of Brood X periodical cicadas! Last seen … Read more