Bits and Pieces: Synthetic Ivory and Other News

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Elephant Tusks
A Texas chemist discovered a way to make virtually indistinguishable synthetic ivory, which is good news for elephants.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/DUNCAN NOAKES
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A Texas chemist discovered a way to make virtually indistinguishable synthetic ivory, which is good news for elephants.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/DUNCAN NOAKES

















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