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starfish in Australia

Northern Pacific seastars gang together off a pier in Australia. The species was transported to Australian waters in the ballast of ships. A new study finds that the growth of the Australian mining industry may help promote such invasions.

artificial turf

Despite news reports about the potential harms of artificial turf, studies find synthetic fields have few health risks, although lead levels may be elevated in older fields.

EYE OF THE STORM  Typhoon Maysak’s gaping eye offered an impressive sight for astronauts looking down from the International Space Station.

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