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The Scaly Monogamist - Shingleback Lizard

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

Science

In CRISPR advance, scientists successfully edit human T cells

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

Biology

When Did Dogs Become Man’s Best Friend? At some point, dogs...

When Did Dogs Become Man’s Best Friend?

At some point, dogs evolved to become man’s best friend? When did this take place?

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White-beaked dolphin news from Britain

This video is about white-beaked dolphins near a ship in the North Sea.

From the Sea Watch Foundation in Britain:

White-beaked dolphins … EVERYWHERE!

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Environment

17 Ways That Science Proves Women Are Superior To Men

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

How to Schedule Classes as a PreMed: 4 Helpful Tips

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

Medical School

Levels of known biomarker for alcohol consumption validated for binge-drinking.

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

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