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July 18, 2013


dinosaur skeleton

Scientists Are Learning So Much About Dinosaur Nests

The oldest dinosaur nests have unearthed some surprising secrets...

June 25, 2013


mosquito on yellow surface

Mosquitos In Winter

When it gets cold, a biochemical process replaces some of the water in the mosquito's body with glycerol.

April 30, 2012



The World’s Biggest Spittoon

In the spring, the eastern half of North America turns into one big spittoon for spittlebugs.

April 6, 2012


asian clam on beach

Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

July 5, 2011


gnats swarming

How To Meet An Eligible Gnat

Have you ever walked into a swarm of insects and then found yourself unable to shake the swarm? Learn why these little buggers are so hard to escape.

May 3, 2011


quail eggs

Nature Versus Nurture In Quail Eggs

Scientists have begun studying quail eggs to understand if nature or nurture changes the newly born chicks.

April 14, 2011


cuckoo resting

Cuckoos Could Win A “Worst Parents” Award

Cuckoos could win the award for "Worst Parent" award. Find out why!

March 28, 2011



What Triggers Lactation In Monotremes?

Monotremes, like the platypus, lay eggs and don't have placentas. So how does the mother's body know when to start lactating?

March 2, 2011


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How To Define “Male” And “Female”

Sure, there are physical differences but outside of mammals, the terms "male" and "female" take on different meanings.

October 20, 2010


Parrot fish making a "kissy face"

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

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