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Like Bats in West Africa, Do Rats in the Big Apple Pose a Hidden Zoonotic Threat?

popsci.com — Over most of this year, Ebola has made international headlines as it raged through the human population in West Africa. Amidst the response effort, many have worked tirelessly to identify the origin of this epidemic. It has been a lesson in frustration.
Oct 21, 2014

Do Rats in the Big Apple Pose a Hidden Zoonotic Threat? by @JATetro pops.ci/9CREMb via @popsci

These Are The Sleepiest Parts Of The Internet

popsci.com — New York City is the city that never sleeps, and if a new study from the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering is any indication, it's home to plenty of active Internet connections around the clock. But there are plenty of places around the globe where the Internet actually does sleep at night.
Oct 21, 2014

Net nocturnality RT @PopSci: Plenty of places around globe where Internet “sleeps” at night popsci.com/article/techno… pic.twitter.com/0abyJPhgcx

Elephants Able To Detect Rainstorms 150 Miles Away

popsci.com — Lions may be the kings of the animal world, but at least elephants could make for spunky meteorologists. New research is revealing that elephants have a radar-like spidey sense, capable of detecting an approaching rainstorm up to 150 miles off.
Oct 21, 2014

In addition to StormTeam4 Radar we need a StormTeam4 Elephant to detect distant storms: bit.ly/1xSuqnw pic.twitter.com/wq0ZxFMFLF

Oct 15, 2014

RT @PopSci: Elephants are the meteorologists of the animal kingdom, detecting rainstorms 150 miles away popsci.com/article/scienc… pic.twitter.com/zT5ptJaLL9

Oct 15, 2014

RT @PopSci: Elephants are the meteorologists of the animal kingdom, detecting rainstorms 150 miles away popsci.com/article/scienc… pic.twitter.com/zT5ptJaLL9

Oct 15, 2014

An elephant standing in New York could hear a rainstorm in Philadelphia popsci.com/article/scienc…

Oct 14, 2014

RT @jmooallem: Doppler radar is actually made of elephants. RT @edyong209 Elephants Able To Detect Rainstorms 150 Miles Away popsci.com/article/scienc…

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