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June 13, 2014

 

A microscopic worm sits next to a microscopic egg.

Run For Your Lives, Roundworms!

Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.

November 5, 2013

 

A set of four crocheted brains

Genetic Error and the Big Brain Theory

Scientists believe human brain development is the result of genetic mutations that occurred millions of years ago.

May 10, 2013

 

brown eggs in a carton

The Physics Of An Egg And The Spin Test

Without cracking eggs open, how can you tell which egg is cooked and which is raw?

September 28, 2011

 

eggs in a carton

When You Eat An Egg Are You Eating A Baby Chick?

Were the eggs we buy in the supermarket once embryos?

February 1, 2010

 

Eggs in a carton

The Denatured Egg White

Were you ever curious how does an egg white turn into an opaque gel?

October 29, 2009

 

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A Light Bulb And An Egg

Ever wonder what a light bulb and a egg have in common?

January 22, 2009

 

Crocodile with her eggs

Calling All Crocodile Eggs!

Did you know that crocodiles call from inside their eggs with a 'cheep' sound shortly before they hatch?

January 2, 2007

 

A killer wasp sits on a tree

The Cicada Killer Wasp: Cool Or Cruel

Have you heard of the cicada killer wasp? It's a cool name, but the bug itself is quite cruel.

April 11, 2006

 

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Waiting for a Boy

According to a study, the longer it takes a woman to get pregnant, the greater her chances of having a boy.

September 27, 2003

 

The Spider: Predator or Prey?

A female wasp stings a spider in her own web, temporarily paralyzing her. Then the wasp lays an egg on the spider’s abdomen. The paralysis wears off, and the spider gets up and goes about her business as usual.

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