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April 26, 2017

 

An image of cells. The left side of the image is black, the middle is a dark green and the bottom right corner is the brightest. It's a yellowish green. The cells in that area are the most delineated and look like small circles.

A Community of Cells

What are the benefits of being a multicellular organism?

April 25, 2017

 

A picture of a bonobo looking into the distance. He seems to be deep in thought.

Bonobo Bifocals

Humans aren't the only animals who become farsighted as they age.

April 24, 2017

 

popcorn close up

Popcorn Makes A Perfect, Healthy Snack

No salt, no butter, air popped popcorn is one of the most nutritious foods you can eat.

April 21, 2017

 

An overhead shot of two white coffee cups. The coffee cup on the left has white foam art in the shape of a skull. The skull's eyes are hearts. It's in the center of the cup with a light brown coffee background. The cup on the right also has  white skull as foam art. But its eyes are flat brown circles. The background is a darker brown.

Your Body, Your Coffee

You might fall under three different categories of caffeine sensitivity.

April 20, 2017

 

A close up shot. In the middle of the image is a single tree branch with deep pink buds. In the background, slightly out of focus are light pink flowers and a blue sky.

Behind The Blossoms

What happens behind the scenes to make those first buds of spring appear?

April 19, 2017

 

Europe at night

When Continents Collide: The History Of Our Planet

It was one of the Earth's momentous times. Continents collided. Volcanoes erupted. Ocean currents shifted. Species ran amok.

April 18, 2017

 

A PC computer (monitor, mouse, and keyboard all black). The screen is covered by a white sheet of paper with one word on it: Broken. All of this is on a white table. Next to it is an open can of what appears to be Red Bull.

Computer Crash

What is actually happening when your computer freezes?

April 17, 2017

 

Natural artificial yellow flower

Natural Artificial Flowers

Can there be such a thing as natural, fake flowers?

April 14, 2017

 

A green computer-generated Iguanadon walking around in some water.

First Dinosaur Brain Fossil Discovered

In 2004, a fossil hunter found what looked like a brown pebble. Years later, scientists proved it was part of a fossilized dinosaur brain.

April 13, 2017

 

A  length-wise shot of a sand goby that is tan in color. Its mouth is wide open. The background is all black.

Single Fish Female Seeks Good Father

A male sand goby is less likely to eat the eggs containing his future offspring if a female goby is around.

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