The shingleback lizard (Tiliqua rugosa) is most at home in the rugged, dry plains and shrublands of southern and western Australia. It is a large species of blue-tongued skink that can reach a foot in length. 764 more words
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July 29, 2015
In a project spearheaded by investigators at UC San Francisco, scientists have devised a new strategy to precisely modify human T cells using the genome-editing system known as CRISPR/Cas9. 937 more words
1. Women are smarter than men.
Once women started demanding equal rights, their IQ scores—which had lagged slightly behind men’s for decades—not only caught up with men’s, they surpassed them. 842 more words
The college season is picking back up, and before you know it, the stingy dorm rooms will await you. Of course by now you should have registered for classes for the upcoming fall semester, but if you haven’t, here are some tips to make your life less “I want to rip my hair out” as a premed student. 437 more words
The NIAAA defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration to 0.08 or above. This typically occurs when men consume five or more drinks in about two hours. 532 more words