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July 2, 2015

 

gou teng plant

Ancient Medicine for Parkinson’s Disease     

Ancient Eastern herb, gou teng, may be the best way to treat Parkinson's Disease.

July 1, 2015

 

orchid

Fake Date

Courting, for these orchids, is a game of smoke and mirrors.

June 30, 2015

 

baby laughing

Get it?    

Getting a joke is like cracking a code.

June 29, 2015

 

2 seahorse touching in an aquarium

Seahorse Dreams        

Small seahorse and large seahorse pairs are more successful at reproducing than mid-sized seahorses. Here's why:

June 26, 2015

 

planets

The Oldest Worlds    

Scientists recently discovered Earth‑sized planets orbiting a star more than 11 billion years old.

June 25, 2015

 

cancer meds

Is Modern Medicine Working?

Types and occurrences of cancer are on the rise, prompting some to question the effectiveness of modern medicine.

June 24, 2015

 

sun reflected on water

From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

June 23, 2015

 

scorpion in sand

Losing Your Tail and Saving Your Genes 

When their butts are on the line, scorpions sacrifice the holiest of holies in order to survive.

June 22, 2015

 

ants on a leaf

European Fire Ants Wreaking Havoc

Invasive ants promote the growth of invasive plants.

June 19, 2015

 

professional contortionist

Contortion

Contortionists have unusually flexible spines and other joints.

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