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The Science of Bacon

The Science of Bacon

mag813 April 7, 2015 0

Imagine rolling out of bed on a Saturday morning, shuffling into your kitchen, and tossing a few strips of streaky bacon into a skillet. After a few minutes, you’ll hear a delightful crackling and

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Ancient Seashell Coloration Patterns Revealed in UV Light

Ancient Seashell Coloration Patterns Revealed in UV Light

mag813 April 4, 2015 0

Nearly 30 ancient seashell species coloration patterns were revealed using ultraviolet (UV) light, according to a study published April 1, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jonathan Hendricks from San Jose State

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Tonight The Blood Moon Rises… Don’t Miss It

Tonight The Blood Moon Rises… Don’t Miss It

mag813 April 4, 2015 0

The Blood Moon is almost upon us. It is when there will be a total lunar eclipse, where the earths shadow will turn the Moon a blood red color. The Blood Moon will be

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Searching Online May Make You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are

Searching Online May Make You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are

mag813 April 3, 2015 0

Using the Internet is an easy way to feel omniscient. Enter a search term and the answers appear before your eyes. But at any moment you’re also just a few taps away from becoming

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Florida ‘Climate Change’ Denial? The Earth Just Experienced the Warmest Winter on Record!

Florida ‘Climate Change’ Denial? The Earth Just Experienced the Warmest Winter on Record!

mag813 March 31, 2015 0

While our “beloved governor” Rick Scott’s climate change term-barring only rivals that of Senator James Inhofe’s infamous climate-denying stunt, in which he held up a snowball on the senate floor (as “proof” that global warming is

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POLYMER COULD KEEP SOLDIERS FROM BLEEDING TO DEATH

POLYMER COULD KEEP SOLDIERS FROM BLEEDING TO DEATH

mag813 March 25, 2015 0

Many soldiers who are injured on the battlefield die from uncontrolled bleeding before ever reaching a surgical hospital. In some cases, there’s not much medics can do—a tourniquet won’t stop bleeding from a chest

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Coming Soon to Lowry Park Zoo? Scientists Splice Woolly Mammoth DNA into Elephant Cells

Coming Soon to Lowry Park Zoo? Scientists Splice Woolly Mammoth DNA into Elephant Cells

mag813 March 23, 2015 0

Scientists at Harvard University are one step closer to bringing Woolly mammoths back to life, after successfully inserting some sequences of mammoth DNA into an elephant genome. The study is yet to be published,

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Germ-killing Molecules Identified in Alligator Blood

Germ-killing Molecules Identified in Alligator Blood

mag813 March 10, 2015 0

Thick armor and jaws packed full of teeth aren’t the only defenses that alligators and crocodiles have. They also have formidable immune systems and some of the protective molecules that enable this have now

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Scientists determine safest places to be during zombie apocalypse

Scientists determine safest places to be during zombie apocalypse

mag813 March 5, 2015 0

Where is the best place to be in the event of a zombie apocalypse? It’s a question many have pondered, but now scientists have the answer — and D.C.’s brains don’t fare well when

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Two-Dad Babies Could Soon Be A Reality

Two-Dad Babies Could Soon Be A Reality

mag813 February 26, 2015 0

For the first time, scientists have shown that it’s possible for two people of the same sex to create a baby, without the need for outside egg or sperm donation. The most obvious benefits

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