They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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These little planthopper nymphs appear to be the offspring of an ent and a tribble, or perhaps shaggy sheep having bad hair days. Sheep that leap.
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There can be no justification for the killing of children by U.S.-led forces in Syria, Iraq and other war zones since 9/11.
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Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China from September 9-to-11. The Q&A below features Noble Banadda, Professor of Bio-systems Engineering at Makrere University in Uganda...
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