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Cicadas and the double-brood emergence

Billions of cicadas will emerge this year, including Brood XIX and Brood XIII. Allen Moore, division director for the Division of Environmental Biology at the U.S. National Science Foundation, discusses these mysterious insects on the latest episode of NSF's Discovery Files podcast.

May 20, 2024

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