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Moonshrooms: How Fungi Could Shape Life on Mars

NASA recently announced they’re exploring new, green ways to sustain human life in outer space through the help of our beloved fungal friends: mushrooms, or rather, their mycelia.

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Romance in the Digital Age

Let’s face it: even if your heart flutters at the sight of an eggplant emoji, there’s no denying that texting has impacted the art of swooning.

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What in the World Wednesdays #11: DREAMers, Brexits, Boeings, and Anti-Semitism

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives introduced a bill to allow DREAMers and other undocumented immigrants who are temporarily protected to apply for citizenship.

Meanwhile, New Jersey legislators announced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis; The UK Parliament voted against the Prime Minister’s proposed Brexit deal again on Tuesday and announced their plan to leave the EU without a deal today; another Boeing 737 crashed, killing all of its passengers; a federal investigation of a nationwide college-entrance scam is underway; anti-semitism runs rampant among students at Newport Harbor High School; and the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th birthday this week.

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What in the World Wednesdays #5: Shutdowns and SweetHearts

After 35 days, the partial shutdown of the U.S. government draws to a temporary close. Meanwhile, a 14 year old in Arizona exposes a major security threat through a FaceTime glitch, SweetHearts will have to settle for a substitute, and both sides of the globe are facing extreme weather conditions.

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What in the World Wednesdays #4: Off to the Races

Democrats continue to come forward in announcing their candidacy for the 2020 United States presidential election while President Donald Trump remains the only official Republican candidate in the running. Meanwhile, The Academy announced the nominations for the 91st Oscar Awards, Sunday marked the last lunar eclipse of this decade, and the first foldable phone is making headlines.

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