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Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:23 AM ET

New York Times - Science

Even Hermit Crabs Have Wealth Inequality

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A Research Nonprofit Shutters TB Vaccine Effort and Lays Off Scientists

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NASA's Osiris-Rex Selects Target Asteroid Landing Site

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Head Cones in Ancient Egyptian Graves Cap Archaeological Debate

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Mythical Beings May Be Earliest Imaginative Cave Art by Humans

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The Case of a Man With Two Sets of DNA Raises More Questions

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Is Earth Getting Bigger Over Time?

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Yes, Killer Whales Benefit From Grandmotherly Love Too

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How an Icy Moon of Saturn Got Its Stripes

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Seawater Is Filled With a Sugary Feast. Here's How Sponges Eat It.

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Cannibalistic Dinosaurs Went Through a Lot of Teeth

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Why the Great Auk Is Gone for Good

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They're Smelly and Spiky, and They Need Bats to Pollinate Them

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How a Curious Mammal Evolved Its Venom

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As U.N. Climate Talks Go to Overtime, a Battle for the 'Spirit' of the Paris Pact -- World leaders meeting in Madrid remained at loggerheads on Saturday about whether they could commit, just on paper, to raise voluntary climate targets next year. -- Somini Sengupta

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To Prevent Deadly Infections, F.D.A. Approves the First Disposable 'Scope' -- Reusable duodenoscopes infected patients in a series of notorious outbreaks. Now there's a disposable model to be used just once. -- Roni Caryn Rabin

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the new old age - Frail Older Patients Struggle After Even Minor Operations - These patients are not aware of the true risks, and surgeons aren't telling them, new research suggests. By - Paula Span

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Nature's Best Poetry of 2019: Clouds -- Every day, members of the Cloud Appreciation Society post photos of the sky from around the world. This is why they stop to look up. -- Josephine Sedgwick

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How to Watch the Geminids Meteor Shower 2019 This Weekend -- Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you're lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse. -- Nicholas St. Fleur

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New Zealand Seeks Human Skin to Treat Volcano Burn Victims -- The country's need highlights a little-known type of organ donation. -- Roni Caryn Rabin

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Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans -- A new report from the inspector general's office criticized insurers for overstating patients' illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain more federal money. -- Reed Abelson

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Someone Is Putting Cowboy Hats on Pigeons in Las Vegas -- No one knows why. A rodeo was in town but denied any connection. The Las Vegas police said it "does not appear to be a police matter at this time." -- Christine Hauser

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Interior Official Broke Ethics Rules, Government Watchdog Concludes -- A senior Interior Department official broke ethics rules when he met with his former employer to discuss Interior business, the inspector general said. -- Coral Davenport

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Climate Change Is Ravaging the Arctic, Report Finds -- It was another very warm year in the region, leading to low winter sea ice and growing concerns over sea level rise. -- Kendra Pierre-Louis

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