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    Learning to Speak Shrub

    Using molecular codes, plants cry for help, ward off bugs, and save each other.

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    When Pigs Fly, Crayfish Whistle, and It Snows Red Snowflakes

    What do you say when faced with something so unlikely, so improbable, that you simply cannot imagine it ever happening? Perhaps you’ll admit your neighbor was right about who owns the shovel you’ve both used—when pigs fly. Or maybe your boss will give you that raise when hell freezes over. But would you ever say […]

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    A Crowdsourced Expert Interview

    Nautilus readers delve further into the idea that metaphors make us human.