I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (21 June 2014)

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Aatish Bhatia analyses a water-repelling plant in his backyard under an electron microscope to see how it works.

U.S. says 75 government scientists possibly exposed to anthrax. Julie Steenhuysen has the scoop at Reuters. A powerful reminder that lab accidents do happen, which paints the ongoing debate about gain-of-function flu experiments in an interesting light.

Amazing story; beautifully written. Calling Back a Zombie Ship From the Graveyard of Space. By Kenneth Chang.

How does a chicken tell time. By Ferris Jabr.

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