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New York Times - Science

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Making Sense of 'One of the Most Baffling Animals That Ever Lived'

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When Bugs Crawl Up the Food Chain

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Obesity Raises the Risk of Death From Covid-19 Among Men -- Obesity is not an independent risk for women, according to a new study, perhaps because their fat is distributed differently. -- Roni Caryn Rabin

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A Bee, or Not a Bee? -- There are about 4,000 bee species in the U.S, but many other insects sport their telltale patterns. Here's how to spot some of these clever mimics. -- Cara Giaimo

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Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Guidance Shows Three-Month Window of Safety After Recovery - With tax revenues plummeting, states could face a cumulative budget gap of $555 billion through the 2022 fiscal year, according to one estimate.

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the new old age - Nursing Home Families Yearn to Visit Loved Ones Again - Struck hard by the pandemic, long-term and assisted living facilities shut their doors to outsiders. Many still have not reopened. By - Paula Span

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Konrad Steffen, Who Sounded Alarm on Greenland Ice, Dies at 68 -- A renowned researcher on rising sea levels, he died after falling into the kind of crevasse that warming has created. "It looks like climate change actually claimed him as a victim," a colleague said. -- John Schwartz

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Young Adults Report Rising Levels of Anxiety and Depression in Pandemic -- A new C.D.C. survey indicates that young people, as well as Blacks and Latinos of all ages, are showing signs of deteriorating mental health and some are resorting to substance abuse. -- Jan Hoffman

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You Probably Won't Catch the Coronavirus From Frozen Food -- Reports that the virus was detected in a trans-continental shipment of frozen chicken wings sparked concerns online. But experts aren't worried. -- Katherine J. Wu

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Trump Eliminates Major Methane Rule, Even as Leaks Are Worsening -- The weakening of Obama-era efforts to fight climate change amounts to a gift to many oil companies. Researchers warn that the decision ignores science. -- Coral Davenport

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In N.Y.C.'s Spring Virus Surge, a Frightening Echo of 1918 Flu -- In March and April, death rates rivaled those seen during the country's deadliest pandemic, a new study finds. "What 1918 looked like is basically this." -- Apoorva Mandavilli

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