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MacArthur's 2022 'genius grant' winners picked to inspire

Oct. 12, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

A specialist in plastic waste management, artists, musicians, computer scientists, and a poet-ornithologist who advocates for Black people in nature are among this year's 25 winners of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s prestigious fellowships known as “genius grants” that...

New atlas of bird migration shows extraordinary journeys

Sep. 15, 2022 08:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bay-breasted warbler weighs about the same as four pennies, but twice a year makes an extraordinary journey. The tiny songbird flies nearly 4,000 miles (6,437 kilometers) between Canada's spruce forests and its wintering grounds in northern South America. ...