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Reading a biological clock in the dark

Our species' waking and sleeping cycles โ€“ shaped in millions of years of evolution โ€“ have been turned upside down within a single century with the advent of electric lighting and airplanes. As a result, millions of people ...

dateOct 21, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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The Rise and Fall of Sugar in Hawai'i

There's one sugar plantation left in Hawai'i, just a few square miles left of an industry that once dominated the island chain. Sugar's profits and high-paying jobs are long gone, as are the native forests and sustainable ...

dateSep 25, 2014 in Social Sciences
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