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Pluto

The International Astronomical Union’s vote in 2006 to demote Pluto to dwarf planet status merely created “the illusion of scientific consensus,” according to a recent paper.

bonobos

SOCIAL DELIVERY  Researchers have observed three cases of captive female bonobos serving as helpers for pregnant females about to give birth, a behavior typically viewed as exclusive to humans. Here, a group of wild bonobos includes a mother carrying her infant.

taxis

OPTIMAL ORGANIZATION A new computer program that devises the most efficient way to dispatch self-driving cars could help reduce city traffic.

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