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Some tropical plants are picky about who they let pollinate them: researchers

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Tropical plant picks and chooses who can pollinate it

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Not all plants just sit around waiting for pollinators to come to them – some can recognize when a high-quality pollinator is nearby and send signals designed to attract those creatures, according to research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In fact, in the…

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Will Trump meet Iran’s Rouhani at UN?

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Will US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani finally hold a historic meeting during the UN General Assembly this week?

All eyes are on the pair in New York, where France's Emmanuel Macron is cautiously hopeful for a breakthrough.

Building the suspense, Macron revealed that he consulted informally Monday with Trump, will see Rouhani on Monday evening, and will again see Trump on Tuesday.

"I'll do everything I can so that conditions are created for discussion," he told reporters.

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads since May last year when Trump abandoned a 2015 nuclear deal and began reimposing sanctions on Iran in a campaign of "maximum pressure."

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The term ‘evangelical’ has crumbled into meaninglessness in the era of Trump: professor

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As the evangelical Christian movement began to rise in politics before the 1980 election, there was a fork in the road that forced the self-described "Moral Majority" to make a decision in regards to which candidate they supported: the devout Christian Jimmy Carter, or the divorced Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan.

Writing for the Atlantic, Baylor University professor of humanities Alan Jacobs says it was the Moral Majority's decision to go with Reagan that "inaugurated the affiliation of white American evangelicals with the Republican Party that has lasted to this day."

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Trump complains at the UN: ‘I would get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things if they gave them out fairly’

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