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For endangered lemurs, internet fame has a dark side

Cats and dogs aren’t the only cute animals that rule the internet. We also coo over a video of someone snuggling a tiger cub, feeding a sloth or tickling a loris. Now, a new study of Twitter activity shows that viral videos of seemingly cuddly exotic animals can have a dark side too — by… Read More »

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Side of the moon you can’t see ‘is not dark, it’s just far’

WASHINGTON — Despite the name of Pink Floyd’s best-selling album, the side of the moon you can’t see isn’t always dark. But it is far. So scientists call the area where a Chinese spacecraft just landed the far side, not the dark side. “The other side sees the sun sometimes. The other side is not… Read More »

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Dear Mark: Metformin Side Effects, Kraft Heinz Deal Questions

[unable to retrieve full-text content] For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a few questions from readers. First, the diabetes drug metformin looks like a “wonder” drug, even (or especially) for non-diabetics. Are there any known side effects? Is there anything we should watch out for? Second, I address some of the concerns and… Read More »

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