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New species of orchids found in Okinawa

Two New Species Of Orchids Found In Okinawa Are Parasitic

Two new species of orchids found in Okinawa are named Gastrodia nippondoides and Gastrodia okinawensis. These are not the typical pretty flowers that we know of, however. A shocking discovery reveals that not only are these plants unable to photosynthesize, they are also parasitic.
Solar Power From Space

Scientists Shed Light on Beaming Solar Power from Space

While there might be limits to the amount of solar power we can collect here on Earth, scientists have long been studying the notion of harnessing solar power from the endless supply that can be found in space. Now, what was once just a notion in the mind of researchers has taken a huge step towards becoming a reality.
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