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Replacing the ‘magic mushroom’: Engineered bacteria more efficient at producing hallucinogenic compound psilocybin

Vice | 
Psilocybin mushrooms, popularly known as magic mushrooms, are famous as psychedelic purveyors of trippy epiphanies and cathartic giggle fits. But ...
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Making the case for a sixth major mass extinction–the end-Guadalupian event

Vice | 
Life on Earth has diversified into countless forms over the course of billions of years, but it hasn’t always been ...
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How did this bird evolve into existence again after disappearing 136,000 years ago?

Vice | 
The Aldabra white-throated rail, a flightless bird that lives on its namesake atoll in the Indian Ocean, doesn’t look like ...
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Hope for peanut allergy sufferers: Gene-silenced hypoallergenic nuts could save lives

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Moving to the United States helped [Hortense Dodo, a food scientist and entrepreneur from Ivory Coast] reach her academic goals, but ...

Overcompensating? Howler monkeys with loudest mating calls have smallest testicles

Motherboard | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Howler monkeys are the ...
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