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To Map Billions of Cicadas, It Takes Thousands of Citizen Scientists
Volunteer cicada trackers are preparing to become part of one of the oldest citizen science efforts in the U.S. as Brood X emerges across several states. 
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Inside Tokyo's Groundbreaking Danchi Housing Complexes
Japan's postwar danchi style of homes were a modern public housing experiment that defined the country's middle class. The promise of suburban comforts and privacy lured many salarymen and families out of Tokyo and other urban centers. Today, some of the complexes are being renovated and reimagined as homes for seniors and suburban communities. (Source: Bloomberg)
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