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October 20, 2017

 

a composite image of 67P/Churymov-Gerasimenko

Comets Delivered Xenon

Some of the xenon in Earth's atmosphere may have been delivered by comet impacts.

October 19, 2017

 

Romaine Lettuce

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

October 18, 2017

 

a scanned in black and white image of a man and woman

A Difference Between Males And Females

There are 6500 genes that are expressed differently between males and females.

October 17, 2017

 

a fangblenny

Venomous Fish

Venom in fishblennies is being studied as a potential new painkiller.

October 16, 2017

 

an aye-aye lemur

The Baby Schema

People are predisposed to think animals with "infantile features" are cute.

October 13, 2017

 

peonies

Osmosis And Bouquets

Why do we put cut flowers in water? Does it really help?

October 12, 2017

 

Three zeroes

Before Zero

Zero is one of humanity's greatest inventions.

October 11, 2017

 

2 anenomefish.

Why Anemonefish Fathers Make Great Dads

Isotocin might be why anenomefish are such attentive fathers.

October 10, 2017

 

A dog.

Raising Wolves

Wolf pups raised by humans do bond with their caretakers, although the bond is different than it is with dogs.

October 9, 2017

 

bumblebee on thistle

Bumblebee Pollination Methods

Bumblebees use sonication to get pollen from a flower's anther.

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