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Texts and tablets more than double time parents spend reading to kids
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A possible evolutionary tie to domestic violence
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The dual role of Amazonian rivers in the generation and maintenance of avian diversity
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A Weird Water Behavior That Intrigued Da Vinci Finally Has an Explanation
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