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July 31, 2015

 

happy old couple

Older & More Trusting 

People typically become more trusting with age and, as a result, their overall happiness increases.

July 30, 2015

 

canned fruit

Shopping for Highly Processed Foods

Consuming highly processed foods contributes to obesity.

July 29, 2015

 

crescent moon

Complex Life and the Moon    

Our moon stabilizes Earth's axis and makes for habitable conditions; but, scientists discover, life is still possible without moonlit nights.

July 28, 2015

 

illustration of Macrauchenia

Macrauchenia   

Riddle: I've got the body of a humpless camel, the feet of a rhinoceros, and a snorkel‑like nose half as long as an elephant. What am I?

July 27, 2015

 

desert

Water Deprivation and Eating

When dehydrated, the body makes it difficult to eat in order to conserve water.

July 24, 2015

 

snails coupling

Snail Love Darts 

Garden snails, which are hermaphrodites, hurl love darts at their partners to impregnate them.

July 23, 2015

 

fly, close-up

Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.

July 22, 2015

 

shrimp shells

Chitosan: the New Plastic?   

Scientists have developed a natural, biodegradeable plastic from chitinous crustacean shells.

July 21, 2015

 

smiling monkey

Curious Monkeys  

Monkeys will make sacrifices to satisfy their curiosity.

July 20, 2015

 

X-ray of chest and shoulder

Osteoporosis 

Your skeleton serves as a calcium bank account for your body.

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