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Not stopping for directions. Alan D. Wilson

Explainer: how do homing pigeons navigate?

Scientists are still working out exactly how pigeons home, but the latest understanding is that it’s their hyper sense of smell that keeps them on course.

Can science eliminate extreme poverty?

Science has often come to the rescue when it comes to the world’s big problems, be it the Green Revolution that helped avoid mass starvation or the small pox vaccine that eradicated the disease. There…

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