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March 16, 2012


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Does Life Evolve The Same Way, Twice?

Suppose you had the ability to wind back the clock to just before life appeared on earth and let it all happen again. Would life evolve in the same way twice?

February 15, 2012


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Ever been so scared that you can't move? Well freezing is actually an effective defense mechanism!

January 18, 2012


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How To Create A Superbug

When the drugs we use to heal us create unintended monsters.

December 1, 2011



Landing Strips For Bees

Flowers broadcast their hidden treasure with bright colors, sweet scents and beautiful markings. However, flowers' markings are more than cosmetic...

October 12, 2011


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Does A Bigger Butt Mean A Better Strut?

A small gluteus does fine at positioning the hip bone for tree climbing, but not for walking...

July 29, 2011


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Giant Rabbits Once Hopped Around Earth

At over a foot and a half in height and twenty-six pounds, the super rabbit was a big bunny!

July 13, 2011


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You’d Look Stunning In Infrared

What would it be like if our eyes evolved to see infrared light?

July 12, 2011



Macaque Monkeys: “Clean Food Tastes Better!”

Have you heard the story about how one monkey on an island figured out how to wash his food, and then other monkeys starting doing it too?

April 14, 2011


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Cuckoos Could Win A “Worst Parents” Award

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

March 18, 2011


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Why Is It So Difficult To Remember Our Dreams?

Lots of studies show dreaming is part of our natural brain activity. So, why can't we remember what happens in our dreams?

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