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  1. A phone on a desk showing the LinkedIn login screen, alongside a purse, notebook and other accessories
    Science & Society

    Looking for a job? Lean more on weak ties than strong relationships

    A 50-year-old social science theory gets put to the test in a new study using data on 20 million LinkedIn users.

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  2. illustration of a giant crocodile eating a dinosaur
    Paleontology

    Fossils show a crocodile ancestor dined on a young dinosaur

    The 100-million-year-old fossil of a crocodile ancestor contains the first indisputable evidence that dinosaurs were on the menu.

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  3. Huijia Lin portrait
    Computing

    Huijia Lin proved that a master tool of cryptography is possible

    Cryptographer Huijia Lin showed that the long-sought “indistinguishability obfuscation” is secure from data attacks.

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  4. 3-D models of an upper leg bone and two forearm bones, each shown from two angles
    Anthropology

    7-million-year-old limb fossils may be from the earliest known hominid

    An earlier report on one of the bones of a 7-million-year-old creature that may have walked upright has triggered scientific misconduct charges.

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  5. Marmoset carrying two babies on its back
    Animals

    Baby marmosets may practice their first distinctive cries in the womb

    Ultrasounds tracking fetal mouth movements in baby marmosets pinpoint the early development of the motor skills needed for vocalization.

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  6. In Pandemic Year Three, still so many questions

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses what we've learned about COVID-19, and what questions remain in the pandemic's third year.

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  7. people playing instruments in a nursing home environment
    Health & Medicine

    A music therapist seeks to tap into long-lost memories

    Alaine Reschke-Hernández is partnering with neuroscientists to figure out how music improves Alzheimer’s patients’ lives.

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  8. map of light pollution in the North Sea
    Oceans

    Even the sea has light pollution. These new maps show its extent

    Coastal cities and offshore development create enough light to potentially alter behavior of tiny organisms dozens of meters below the surface.

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  9. Illustrations on a three week calendar showing a woman struggling with her COVID-19 symptoms
    Health & Medicine

    At a long COVID clinic, here’s how doctors are trying to help one woman who is struggling

    As more people experience long-term health problems from COVID-19, long COVID clinics try to help patients manage symptoms, like brain fog and fatigue.

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  10. images of A. angustatum, left, and A. peninsulae, right
    Plants

    These flowers lure pollinators to their deaths. There’s a new twist on how

    Some jack-in-the-pulpit plants may use sex to lure pollinators. That's confusing for male fungus gnats — and deadly.

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  11. illustration of Tupandactylus imperator
    Paleontology

    Pterosaurs may have had brightly colored feathers on their heads

    The fossil skull of a flying reptile hints that feathers originated about 100 million years earlier than scientists thought.

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  12. a cone snail shell
    Animals

    Cone snail venom may trick mate-seeking worms into becoming meals

    Cone snail venom contains worm pheromone mimics, suggesting the chemicals may be used to lure worms during hunting.

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