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Brothas from Anotha Taxa: How Much DNA do Humans Share with Dinosaurs?

Dinosaurs were the most awesome things to ever stomp the earth. I bet every one of us has wished at least once to have seen an… 2,274 more words


Speciation is the Reason Why I Don't Want to Live Forever

An overarching theme in General Biology is gaining an appreciation for the vast diversity of life. Prevailing ideas like Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution help explain present-day phylogeny while tracing back a long history of speciation, the process by which one species splits into two. 628 more words


New ALS gene, signaling pathways identified

There’s good news on ALS and this time it’s far more happening than the Ice Bucket Challenge! We say this not just about the research but also the way in which it was carried out. 589 more words


The Ecological Impacts of the Colour Out of Space

Lovecraft’s “The Colour Out of Space” by King Ov Rats (www.deviantart.com)

The impact the Colour had on Terran life will be discussed in three separate articles, to be posted over the following week. 1,503 more words

H.P. Lovecraft

WIcked Hope - Chapter Four

Chapter Four

The annoyances in the labs were altogether different from the filthy room that was our home. Here, no one came to me to sate their perverted appetites. 1,363 more words

Dani Roux

MARVELous Mutations vs. Distinctive Characteristics - Part 1

This is purely for fun and not for a true debate between the two leading comic industry juggernauts. This was a program I developed in 2013 for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences that I had hoped would gain notoriety, but did not. 432 more words

90's Decade

Day Nine - Biggles Splits the Atom and Other Quaint Tales of Death

Daphne rises out of bed, leaving it still occupied as she does so, and drags her toes in graceful steps towards the bathroom. The light was left on during the night, and she does not remember if it was the scotch-drunk male in her bed that had last visited the tiled closet. 1,140 more words