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Microplastics contaminate land, a four-eyed lizard, and dark matter goes missing. Also coffee and pot, the science of luck, and do trees radiate heat?

Apr 6th54:20

Scientists worry microplastics found on farmers’ fields could end up in our food; Why a lizard from 49 million years ago had four eyes; A strange new kind of galaxy has no dark matter, and we don’t know why; Wake ‘n’ bake - what coffee and cannabis have in common; How you can use the science of luck to change your fortunes; Nature retracts CRISPR ‘bull in a China shop’ paper about gene editing; Do trees radiate heat?

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