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October 23, 2014

 

3 people collaborate while standing around a table

Stand-Up Performance

Standing up while doing tasks makes workers more creative and collaborative.

October 22, 2014

 

Burgess Shale

Fossil Find Solves a Double Mystery

Scientists link mysterious ice-cream cone shaped fossils to Hallucigenia, a spiny, soft-bodied creature from 500 million years ago.

October 21, 2014

 

plastic bag in ocean

One Word: Plastics

There's so much plastic pollution in the environment, that plastic infused stones, or plastiglomerates, are forming all over the world.

October 20, 2014

 

mossy tree trunk

Mossy North Side

In the middle latitudes of the northern hemisphere, southward facing objects get more sunlight throughout the year.

October 17, 2014

 

rows of iron supplements

Iron Loading

You could be overdosing on iron without even knowing it, which can cause lethal damage to your heart and liver.

October 16, 2014

 

Weight Scale

Are You At A Healthy Weight?

BMI, or Body Mass Index, estimates whether one is over or under weight for his or her height.

October 15, 2014

 

octopus tentacle with suction cups

Amazing Octopus Arms

Octopus arms have a mind of their own: When they're amputated, the arms live on for at least an hour, moving around and grasping things.

October 14, 2014

 

a closeup of beaver

A Cottonwood, a Beaver and a Beetle

Where most insects fear to tread, a brave beetle feasts on beaver-ravaged cottonwood trees.

October 13, 2014

 

prostrate young man struggles to sleep

Sleep Your Way to Better Grades

Sleep loss negatively affects school performance more than binge drinking or smoking marijuana.

October 10, 2014

 

iron dumbbells

The Battle Over Iron

Iron can be used by our body for good or bad, depending on which cells get a hold of it.

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