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January 4, 2013

 

Genetic studies show bears have had numerous romantic relationships.

The Genetic Relationships Between Bears

Researchers at Penn State University and the University of Buffalo have completed the most in-depth bear DNA study to date.

December 28, 2012

 

Bison did a great job surviving the ice age.

How Did Animals Survive The Ice Age?

How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.

July 27, 2012

 

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The Long And Short Of Hair

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair! How is the hair on your head able to grow much longer than other hair?

February 28, 2012

 

Scientists are hoping to cure MS.

The Connection Between Bacteria And Multiple Sclerosis

Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.

November 14, 2011

 

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The DNA Whodunnit

Today, recombinant DNA is used to make insulin and the clotting factors hemophiliacs need. Who made this amazing discovery?

September 19, 2011

 

Genetic Similarities In African And Eurasian Populations

According to new genetic analysis, Southern Europeans, Middle Eastern groups and Jews share genes with African populations.

December 27, 2010

 

Genetic Poker: Why Inbreeding Is A Danger

Humans must learn about the dangers of inbreeding before it's too late.

December 10, 2010

 

I Get By With A Little Help From My Dolphin Friends

A new study has found that dolphin mothers who get help from female friends are more successful compared to those without help.

September 23, 2010

 

Tastier Chocolate On The Way Now That Cacao Tree Genome Sequenced

Scientific research is awesome when chocolate is involved! Learn what scientists are doing to understand the inner workings of the Theobroma cacao tree.

September 15, 2010

 

Taking A Survey On Survey-Takers

Scientists have conducted surveys on just about EVERYTHING (including surveys)!

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