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Paul Dawson, Clemson University When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food …

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Brenda Volling, University of Michigan Many new parents know that a good night’s sleep is tough to come by. What the new parents probably do not know is that a …

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Glen MacPherson, University of British Columbia In the spring of 2012, when I was living near the coastal village of Sechelt, on British Columbia’s picturesque Sunshine Coast, I began hearing …

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Kevin Schawinski, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Like a zombie, the Milky Way galaxy may already be dead but it still keeps going. Our galactic neighbor Andromeda almost certainly …

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