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Bats can Focus Biosonar by Stretching Mouths

While in Cockpit Country for our first expedition to Jamaica looking for the Golden Swallow, John, Justin and I watched in awe as hundreds and hundreds of bats flowed out of a cave and flew in a distinct path right by us over the course of half an hour. 369 more words

Biology

Discover Magazine needs to rediscover facts on vaccines

When Discover Magazine was launched by Time in 1980, graced by columnists such as Stephen Jay Gould, it was a marvel to behold. That era of excellence in its illumination of science is no more. 383 more words

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Paranormal and the thinking mind

Wonder why we are so fascinated with the paranormal. I think that it is an innate fear of the unknown and death. I can picture early man when confronted with the unexplained sudden death of someone they cared about blaming the forces of nature. 462 more words

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Whispers of Ecological Change in the Arctic Are Trying to Tell Us Something. Are We Listening?

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Avery McGahaone of two master’s students who joined me in Tromsø, Norway to attend the… 258 more words

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Animals that hold Pharmacy Degrees

When we fall ill, we visit a clinic or a pharmacy. Our ancestors however, picked their medicine from the wild. No pharmacist wrote prescriptions. Instead, our ancestors observed and learned from sick animals that healed themselves by eating certain plants. 414 more words

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