Magnets that clean up oil, the dirtiest American cities and dancing birds? We’ve got that and more in your cool, green news.
- The geniuses at MIT are at it again: Magnets could help clean up offshore oil spills. (MNN)
- Planning a fall vacay? You might want to avoid these, the 20 dirtiest cities in America. (Travel & Leisure)
- These birds can dance — and scientists are watching. Watch the video. (Discovery)
- Guam’s spider population has exploded — thanks to the invasive brown tree snake. (NPR)
- There’s a lot of arsenic in rice — and here’s how it got there. (Grist)
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