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swimming brine shrimp

MIXING IT UP  One swimming brine shrimp generates small-scale turbulence (time lapse of suspended particles in green). But large numbers of the animals together may create currents that stir oceans.

cargo ship

BLACK SMOKER  A new international agreement places a cap on greenhouse gas emissions from international cargo ships.

sweet potatoes

HOW SWEET  Long before humans inhabited Polynesia, sweet potatoes may have been carried across the ocean from South America to the South Pacific islands by wind, water or maybe even birds.

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