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April 1, 2016

 

octopus

You Gotta Have Hearts

Octopuses use three hearts to keep their bodies well circulated.

March 31, 2016

 

couple is smoking and drinking

Drinking and Smoking

Smoking and drinking make for quite the combo. Here's why:

March 29, 2016

 

lunar rings

Running Rings Around Us

Saturn's rings are made of the remnants of former moons that were destroyed in a collision.

March 28, 2016

 

wind turbine

Wind Power Potential

Wind turbines are proving to be a sustainable and steady source of energy production.

March 25, 2016

 

high kick

Word Up, Brain

Reading action verbs fires up neurons in your motor cortex as if you were actually doing the actions.

March 24, 2016

 

winter wheat

Winter Wheat

Wheat survives winter's freezing temperatures, and is ready to be harvested come springtime.

March 23, 2016

 

bonobo

Apes and the Movies

Movie-watching chimps anticipate memorable scenes.

March 22, 2016

 

stink bug

Stink Bugs Are Not All Bad

Stink bugs have gotten a bad rap, but the spined soldier bug variety are great for taking care of garden pests.

March 21, 2016

 

bright light

UFO Attack!

Turns out, a UFO attack reported in 1969 was actually a salvo of meteor fragments.

March 18, 2016

 

Earth's atmosphere

Cleaning up the Ozone Layer 

Chlorofluorocarbons are destroying the ozone layer, but propane, which bonds to them, could be used to remove them from the atmosphere.

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