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Why ‘x’ Denotes the Unknown

If you want to know why ‘x’ is used to denote the unknown, it’s because you can’t say ‘sh’ in Spanish.

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The High Seas Treaty

The High Seas Treaty

After thirty-six straight hours of negotiations, diplomats in New York representing nearly 200 countries endorsed a treaty to protect biodiversity on the high seas.

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Obligate Chimerism

Obligate Chimerism

Usually, an organism’s cells all carry the same genes. In yellow crazy ants, some cells carry only maternal and others only paternal genetic material. Chimerism can happen by accident in nature but these ants rely on chimerism to exist.

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Read About Communicating

Read About Communicating

Although this article relates to how COVID information is disseminated to the public, the theories apply to all effective science communications. “Almost half of Australian adults struggle with reading.”…”It means they often struggle to understand writing in a way required for broad participation in work, education and training, and society”

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