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May 21, 2015

 

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Nidelric Pugio and the Lost World of the Cambrian

Archaeologists discover a fossil 300 million years older than the dinosaurs!

May 20, 2015

 

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How Tall Are You? 

Your height varies throughout the day depending on the amount of fluid in your spinal disks.

May 19, 2015

 

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That New Carpet Smell

Today in weird news: Smog is causing new carpets to smell like rotting cucumbers.

May 18, 2015

 

biodiversity exhibit

Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?

Human behavior is placing at least a third of Earth's species at risk of extinction.

May 15, 2015

 

Thanksgiving turkey

Tryptophan

Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.

May 14, 2015

 

Hubble space telescope

New Neighborhood Galaxy

Astronomers discovered KKs3, a dwarf galaxy that neighbors the Milky Way!

May 13, 2015

 

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How an Embryo Attaches to the Uterus

About six days after fertilization, an embryo implants itself onto the uterus with a sticky layer of proteins.

May 12, 2015

 

kudzu

Kudzu’s Good Qualities

Though an invasive species, the Kudzu plant might offer a remedy to alcoholism.

May 11, 2015

 

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Jamming A Moment of Science   

Want to block out that angry talk radio show? Here's an easy, step-by-step guide: Radio Jamming 101.

May 8, 2015

 

red planet

Organic Molecules on Mars 

Life On Mars? The Curiosity rover found organic molecules on Mars. It’s not exactly “life on Mars” but it’s a good start: Organic compounds are the molecular building blocks of life on Earth. Scientists found the molecules in samples of mudstone in Gale crater, which—it is believed— was a lake billions of years ago. The mudstone contains special clays which […]

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