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How birds can detect Earth’s magnetic field

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have made a key discovery about the internal magnetic compass of birds. Biologists have identified a single protein without which birds probably would not be able to orient themselves using the Earth’s magnetic field. The receptors that sense the Earth’s magnetic field are probably ...

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A Math Genius Blooms Late and Conquers His Field

On a warm morning in early spring, June Huh walked across the campus of Princeton University. His destination was McDonnell Hall, where he was scheduled to teach, and he wasn’t quite sure how to get there. Huh is a member of the rarefied Institute for Advanced Study, which lies adjacent ...

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A Bee Mogul Confronts the Crisis in His Field

A Bee Mogul Confronts the Crisis in His Field By STEPHANIE STROM February 16, 2017 Bret Adee’s family operation provides more than two billion bees to farmers who need to pollinate their crops. Before the hives are moved to the California almond groves where they are used in January and February, they ...

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On Field and in Hometown, Neymar Tries to Change the Narrative

PRAIA GRANDE, Brazil — A Summer Games for children held its opening ceremony here Friday at the Neymar Jr. Institute, founded by the Brazilian soccer star who has accepted two Olympian responsibilities. The more public one involves the Rio Games, where Neymar, 24, will try to restore Brazil’s flagging soccer ...

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Sports Court Upholds Ban on Russian Track and Field Athletes

An appeals court on Thursday upheld the ban on Russia’s track and field team from the Rio Olympics, empowering sports organizations to discipline other Russian teams after revelations of a government-run doping scheme. Track and field’s global governing body, known as the I.A.A.F., had barred Russia’s team from competing in ...

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Russia’s Track and Field Team Barred From Rio Olympics

Russia’s track and field team is barred from competing in the Olympic Games this summer because of a far-reaching doping conspiracy, an extraordinary punishment without precedent in Olympics history. The International Association of Athletics Federations, the governing body for track and field, announced the decision Friday, ruling in a unanimous ...

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A Carnival of Life Flourishes in Kabul’s Field of the Dead

A Carnival of Life Flourishes in Kabul’s Field of the Dead By MUJIB MASHAL June 5, 2016 The Kart-e-Sakhi cemetery in Kabul. After decades of war, more and more Afghan families have some reason to visit Kabul’s cemeteries, where an ever-larger slice of everyday life is now centered. By MUJIB MASHAL June 5, 2016 ...

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