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Science News from around the World

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one from Israel about what DNA reveals about the Dead Sea Scrolls’ parchment. 

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Death by Lightning Is Common for Tropic Trees

A study estimates that 200 million trees in the tropics are mowed down annually by lightning.

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Death by Lightning Is Common for Tropical Trees

A study estimates that 200 million trees in the tropics are mowed down by lightning annually.

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Animal Migrations Track Climate Change

Many species are known to have changed their migration routes in response to the changing climate, now including mule deer and Bewick’s swans.

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Thousands of Tons of Microplastics Are Falling from the Sky

New research helps unravel how vast amounts of plastic particles travel—both regionally and globally—on the wind

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