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potato bug

FOUL FEAST  Plants with potato beetle genes make a kind of RNA that attacks the bugs when they start munching.

Alaska site

WARM UP  It may look snowy here, but a rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide directly increased the amount of thermal radiation striking this site near Alaska’s northernmost tip, new research finds.

inverted iceberg in Cierva Cove, Antarctica

BLUE BERG  This glassy blue Antarctic iceberg flipped just days before a photographer captured this stunning picture. About 90 percent of an iceberg's volume sits below the waterline.

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