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Animals

Hungry Deer May Be Changing How Things Sound In The Forest

Sound travels differently through open fields than the woods. When deer eat up bushes, small trees and other forest plants, it affects the transmission of bird calls and other natural sounds.

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Opinion: Good Night Oppy, A Farewell To NASA's Mars Rover

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Life on Mars? David Bowie
Opportunity Cost G-Eazy

Most American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market, although they disagree on how soon. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

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After Thoughts Oddisee

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Talkin' Birds: The Great Backyard Bird Count

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Ph.D. Student Breaks Down Electron Physics Into A Swinging Musical

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Hungry Deer May Be Changing How Things Sound In The Forest

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Classic Joakim Karud
Loudness and Clarity Joakim Karud
Anthem Emancipator
Coloured Tongues Brontide
Last Sunrise in the Wasteland NK-67

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