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Dinosaurs are not extinct!  Well, not technically anyway.  Some people would argue that birds are “new-school” dinosaurs. 

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These days, it seems you can’t swing a cricket bat without hitting a zombie reference in the media. Zombies are in the theatres, on prime-time TV, and even invading our classic literature!

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As far as vacation souvenirs go, bed bugs suck — literally. Infestations of these blood-sucking insects are on the rise, and they can easily hitch a ride home in your luggage. Here’s a crash course in bed bug biology and some tips.

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Your body is made up cells that reproduce almost endlessly on their own, so why don’t you live forever? Well, the answer to that question is still not fully understood and even what we do know is incredibly complicated.

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You’ve probably heard the saying “leaves of three; let them be” – a warning to steer clear of the three-leafed plant poison ivy.

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Have you ever heard the saying: “You are what you eat”? This saying is especially true for Monarch butterflies.

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The feminization of fish is a problem that has been observed around the globe in freshwater and marine systems. What does this mean and why is it happening?

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Scientists at the Dolphin Research Centre in the Florida Keys have found that blindfolded dolphins can sense and imitate the actions of other dolphins nearby. Could this be evidence of extrasensory perveption?

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There’s exciting news for those of us whowish to bridge the gap between video games and the real world. Researchers haverecently constructed what may be the world’s first video games incorporatingliving organisms! 

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