New experimental results could be good news for those suffering from neurodegenerative disorders.
In years that the white-footed mouse population is low, acorn production is high. In years when there are a lot of mice, the oak trees produce few acorns. Why?
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We all know Kobe Bryant is an NBA superstar, but ten years from now you might see players that will make Kobe look like a junior varsity bench warmer.
Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose?
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