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Plant Turns Suspected Crop Pest Into Pollinator

A Costa Rican flower has turned this foe into friend, according to a new study. One species of the so-called arum plant has evolved to attract a species of plant bug instead of a typical beetle pollinator, helping them spread their pollen far and wide.

The Arctic Has a Cloud Problem

Researchers have identified a powerful source of cloud-making aerosols in remote environments: iodine. Even the smallest modifications in the behavior of aerosols could have massive implications, namely accelerating melting in the Arctic region.