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Marijuana Legalization Threatens These Dogs’ Collars

Image Dogs like Tulo “have the same behavior for any drug that they’ve been trained on,” said Tommy Klein, the police chief of Rifle, Colo.CreditCreditRyan David Brown for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Marijuana Legalization Threatens These Dogs’ Collars Drug-sniffing dogs that are trained to ...

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These Wasp-Like Drones Lift Heavy Loads With Their Bellies

You might know wasps for their ability to brainwash cockroaches or inflict one of the most painful stings on Earth—one so powerful that the actual scientific advice to victims is to just lie down and scream until it passes. Lesser-known is the wasp’s superlative ability to carry loads that are ...

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Prepare to Be Hypnotized By These Delicate Paper Robots

As far as plant names go, the sleepy plant—or shy plant, or shameplant, known more formally as Mimosa pudica—is hard to beat. Touch one of its leaves and it curls up like it’s embarrassed, the leaflets folding in on each other. It’s hypnotic and, well, kind of a surprising response ...

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Beauty Is in the Eye of These Beholders

Image One of the celebrities at Beautycon was Drew Barrymore, promoting her Flower Beauty brand. Fans crowded in to get a selfie with the actress.CreditAnna Beeke for The New York Times Beauty Is in the Eye of These Beholders Beautycon is the Super Bowl of the beauty industry, where new ...

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Why These Bumblebees Are Wearing Itty-Bitty QR Codes

Step one: Gently suck up the bumblebees with a special vacuum. Step two: Place them in the fridge to chill until they’re immobilized. Step three: Remove bees and superglue a sort of tiny, simplified QR code on their backs. Superglue what, you say? Yes, QR codes—a pretty significant upgrade for ...

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