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Biodiversity: The best plants for attracting insects to gardens

With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.
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Bloodhound diary: Getting the job done at over 600mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green describes his final high-speed test run in the Bloodhound car.
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Greta Thunberg at UN climate talks one year apart

Life has changed a lot for the environmental activist in the space of a year.
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Vessel, the $200 million art installation at New York's Hudson Yards, just won a major prize. Here's what it's like to climb it.

The honeycomb-like structure, designed by architect Thomas Heatherwick, was recently honored at the World Architecture Festival.
Tags: New York, Science, Thomas Heatherwick, Hudson Yards


San Francisco's 24-hour public toilets cost the city nearly $30 per flush. Officials want to add more.

Since 2014, San Francisco has operated a program called "Pit Stop" that delivers mobile public restrooms to neighborhoods with dirty streets.
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Nurses reveal the meaning of code words they use that patients don't understand

Want to be a better-informed patient? We compiled a list of the code words a nurse would use and exactly what they mean.
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Sydney Zoo: Does the world still need big zoos?

As Sydney gets a brand new zoo, animal experts question what we really learn from visiting captive animals.
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