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15 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids

Photo: Sharomka (Shutterstock) Over the approximately 18 years it takes to raise a child from infancy to a person somewhat ready for life outside your protective bubble, you (and other relatives, friends, and neighbors alike) will make all kinds of mistakes. We speak so many words throughout those two decades…
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April 15, 2022
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When krill host social gatherings, other ocean animals thrive

Excerpted from The Social Lives of Animals by Ashley Ward. Copyright © 2022. Available from Basic Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, Inc. The leopard seal and a whole host of other large marine predators are drawn to the Southern Ocean to hunt. Whether directly or indirectly, what supports these animals…
bubmag
March 7, 2022
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Would you drink these unusual bubble milk teas?, Lifestyle News

If you only order “Milk Tea, 25 per cent sugar, add pearls, less ice, large size”, you are bo(ba)ring. After all, every bubble milk tea brand worth its brown sugar pearls will now have at least five to 10 drinks that are made with the strangest ingredients like herbal medicine,…
bubmag
February 26, 2022
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Life inside the Olympics bubble: Limbo between China and the world

BEIJING —  Three rows of fencing, two guard patrols and multiple “no crossing” signs mark the ominous border between the 2022 Winter Olympics and the rest of its host city. It feels like a parallel universe of ID-assigned bar codes, throat swabs and room service delivered by swift staff wearing goggles…
bubmag
February 8, 2022
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Gas bubbles in rock pores were a nursery for life on early Earth

Fluorescence microscopy image of protocells in contact with a gas bubble. Coacervate assemblies are a valid model to mimic the first protocells that arose on Early Earth and to study how the first steps of life could have evolved. Credit: LMU/ Alan Ianeselli Where and how did life begin on…
bubmag
December 6, 2021
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Studying our solar system’s protective bubble

Is this what the heliosphere looks like? BU-led research suggests so. The size and shape of the magnetic “force field” that protects our solar system from deadly cosmic rays has long been debated by astrophysicists. Credit: Merav Opher, et. al A multi-institutional team of astrophysicists headquartered at Boston University, led…
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December 3, 2021