How cannibalism and virgin births helped the planet’s largest lizards survive
Sep01

How cannibalism and virgin births helped the planet’s largest lizards survive

This is an Inside Science story. (Inside Science) — Extinction wiped out their closest family members as well as most of the ancient reptiles of comparable size. But the largest lizards still on the planet, the Komodo dragon, survived due to a lucky combination of mediocre habitat on their home islands and unintended human interventions. “You would have thought the Komodo would have been wiped out, and yet it...

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Big tech or big labor? 2020 Democrats line up with unions
Sep01

Big tech or big labor? 2020 Democrats line up with unions

Thousands of miles from the union halls of Pennsylvania and Michigan, organized labor is flexing its muscles in a pitched battle with Big Tech. And the Democratic Party’s 2020 class isn’t being shy about picking sides. In a rare injection of presidential politics into a state policy debate, virtually every major Democratic White House hopeful except Joe Biden has waded into a California clash between labor unions and tech...

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