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Nineteen New Species of Gecko Found in Just One Small Area

What do you call a gecko with great patterns? A rad-tile. Asked to explore an area in Myanmar by the charity Fauna & Flora International, Lee G...

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Published: 2017-10-10 13:21 0

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Oh Dear! Your Honey May Have Been Contaminated by Pesticides!

Thanks to some good traveller friends, researchers were able to accumulate and sample 198 different honeys from every continent except Antarctica fo...

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Published: 2017-10-10 10:21 0

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Rats and the City: The Urbanization of Mice's Genes and Appetite

Ratatouille gone wrong. A world full of this “Pizza Rat” in the video below? No. Way. Not my pizza! But unfortunately, this is a pos...

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Published: 2017-10-10 07:21 0

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"Self-Aware" Japanese Snake Eats Poisonous Prey for Defense

Hmm, tassssssty toxinssssss. When thinking about snakes, one might first imagine its life-threatening and pain-inducing bites. Known to be extremely...

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Published: 2017-10-10 06:21 0

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Hormones are to Blame for Aggressive Dogs, Scientists Say

Higher levels of a hormone called vasopressin may be what makes aggressive dogs.   How do you keep your dog from becoming too aggressive towa...

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Published: 2017-10-10 03:21 0

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Revillagigedo Islands: Building the Largest Marine Reserve in North America

Mexico is building the largest marine reserve in North America in the area around the Revillagigedo Islands.   The island of San Benedicto in...

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Published: 2017-10-10 01:21 0

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Who Betrayed Anne Frank? Artificial Intelligence May Have the Answers

Investigators are using artificial intelligence to solve the decades-old mystery of who betrayed Anne Frank and her family.   Photo via Rex...

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Published: 2017-10-09 22:21 0

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Scientists Discover That the Incest Taboo Has Been Around for a Long Time

New findings show that as far back as 34,000 years ago, there was already an incest taboo among early humans. Research suggests that these humans deli...

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Published: 2017-10-09 19:21 0

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How to Deal With Mold After Flooding

The effects of natural disasters can stay with us for a long time. However, not all these effects need to stick around. Here's what to to do to deal w...

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Published: 2017-10-04 01:57 0

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Socioeconomic Inequality May Have Already Been Around in the Neolithic Age

Socioeconomic inequality is a pervasive fact of life in modern times, but evidence shows that a Neolithic society in Spain may have also had a social...

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Published: 2017-10-03 22:57 0

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Did Leonardo da Vinci Base the Mona Lisa on a Different Nude Portrait?

The portrait, called the Monna Vanna, was attributed to a student of Leonardo's. Its striking resemblance to the famous Mona Lisa, however, has led pe...

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Published: 2017-10-03 19:57 0

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Nature's Youngest Animal Moms: Babies Birthin' Babies

Some of the youngest animal moms are so young when they reproduce that they are practically born pregnant.   Humans and other primates can tak...

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Published: 2017-10-03 16:57 0

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Why Do We Feel Sleepy When Bored?

Researchers have found that the part of the brain involved in pleasure and motivation is also involved in producing sleep. These new findings may expl...

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Published: 2017-10-03 13:57 0

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October 2017's Celestial Events: The Moon in the Bull's Eye, Uranus Up Close, and More

If you missed a lot of stargazing opportunities in the past months, don't worry about it. October's night skies have a lot in store for you.  ...

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Published: 2017-10-03 10:57 0

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Wanna Bet? SETI Scientists Wagers We'll Find Intelligent Alien Life in 20 Years

SETI Institute's senior astronomer Seth Shostak bets a cup of coffee that we'll be able to finally encounter intelligent alien life within the next tw...

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Published: 2017-10-03 07:57 0

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