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Biologist Pulls Worm From Own Cheek

By | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 16:54

Biologist Jonathan D. Allen had to use surgery-grade forceps to pull a parasitic worm out of his cheek.

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The Smell of Love: Researchers Identify Real-Life 'Love Potion'

By | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 13:20

Love might be blind, but it still can smell.

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Superhero Tiny Creature Obtains Powers by…Eating DNA

By | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 14:15

Study found that bdelloids pilfered as much as 10 percent of their DNA from other species, like fungi, bacteria, and plants.

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Brawn, Not Brains, Likely Primary Driver of Evolution

By | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 15:26

Homo sapiens may not have the largest brains in the animal kingdom, but their extraordinary size in relation to our bodies has long been thought as what set us apart.

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Researchers Find Biological Reason Why You Can't Do Math

By | Thu, 08/30/2012 - 09:46

Math problems require your brain to communicate back and forth between hemispheres in a way that is not necessarily true of other courses.