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Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

BOSTON (AP)(STL.News) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. 11 more words

These Penises Aren't For Me

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Diane Boyd tells true wolf stories -- with science & art

“You learned about the wolves by watching the story they’re recording in their tracks…Just like us, every wolf is a very unique individual.” Diane Boyd…

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Twelve DNA areas 'linked with the age at which we have our first child and family size'

For the first time, we now know where to find the DNA areas linked to reproductive behavior, say experts.

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Researchers have identified 12 specific areas of the DNA sequence that are robustly related with the age at which we have our first child, and the total number of children we have during the course of our life. 573 more words


2016 National Zoo Keeper Week

By: Ric Urban, Chief Conservation Officer

This is one of my favorite times of the year, National Zoo Keeper Week. Since 2007, when Congress declared the 3rd week in July as NZKW… 608 more words

First Date

This comic made the cut because of the mention of adorable red hair and green eyes, undoubtedly the best combination. (I may be biased.)

Part of the… 7 more words