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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

The Perseverance rover is on its way to Mars. What’s next?

The Perseverance rover is on its way to Mars. What’s next?

The NASA Perseverance rover has been confirmed to be healthy and is now on a journey to Mars. It will take between 6.5 and seven months before the rover lands on the red planet in February 2021. “The mission has 314 million miles of interplanetary space and seven minutes of terror to get safely onto…MORE

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