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A array of fruits and vegetables are displayed for sale at a street market in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Despite what a doctor in a viral … [Read more...] about Viral video advises washing fruit and vegetables with soap: Here’s why that’s a bad idea
This photo taken on June 29, 2015 shows the feeding of chimpanzees from Monkey Island, a celebrated colony of former research lab captives on an atoll deep in the jungle of southern Liberia. (Credit: … [Read more...] about Coronavirus could be catastrophic for great apes, experts warn
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At the Costco in Spokane Valley, Wash., the store is practicing social distancing by limiting how many customers can be in the store at one time. A line wrapped around the building Friday, March 20, … [Read more...] about When will ‘social distancing’ end?
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