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Chris Baraniuk

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Freelance Science and Technology Writer — Freelance

Freelance science and technology journalist. Northern Irish. Bylines: @BBCEarth, @BBC_Future, @BBCNews, @Motherboard, @NewScientist, @sciam, @WiredUK.

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Nov 20, 2017

What's especially interesting about this is that the place where the fly does this, Mono Lake in California, has water that insects find extra hard to keep off. But this fly found a way!

Nov 20, 2017

A 'scuba diving' fly! New report by me for New Scientist:  https://www.newscientist.com/article/2153958-how-a-tiny-fly-can-scuba-dive-in-a-salty-and-toxic-lake/  <- under water, the fly encases itself in an air bubble thanks to water tension and goes looking for food. Check out the video.

Nov 19, 2017

RT @OurBluePlanet: It's not all doom and gloom, we've seen a 40% decrease in plastic bags on beaches in the UK since the 5p charge cam…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/932350938668552192 

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