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In This Bug Species, the Females Wear the Penises
The discovery of genitalia that reverse the traditional sex roles could shed light on the conflict between the sexes in the animal kingdom.
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Scientists Find 'Earth's Cousin' Near Alien Star
Scientists say they've found the first confirmed Earth-sized planet that could sustain life as we know it, in a totally alien environment.
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Four New 'Killer Sponges' Discovered in Pacific
Tiny creatures beware: carnivorous sponges do exist and they are hungry.
Group Makes Stem Cells Using Clone Technique
Researchers say they have made powerful stem cells from both young and old adults using cloning techniques.
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Real-Life Jaws: Aussies Hunt Huge 'Joan of Shark'
Signals from a satellite tag on the shark alerted authorities to its location, and city officials warned residents oto stay out of the water.
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Mario Aguilera / Scripps Institution of Oceanography via AP file
Landfill on the High Seas: Why Is the Ocean Full of Trash?
The search for flight MH370 has brought attention to a pressing environmental issue: the tons of trash floating in the world's oceans.
Where's My Flying Car? Survey Sizes Up the Future
A newly published survey suggests that Americans expect the next 50 years to bring innovations of science-fiction proportions.
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Marshmallow-Toasting Bonobo Charms the Net
Kanzi, a great ape renowned for his smarts, demonstrated his fire-building and marshmallow-toasting skills on camera for a new BBC show.
David Samson / Univ. of Nevada
Choosy Chimps Prefer a Nice, Firm Bed
Researchers find that chimpanzees can be as choosy as humans when it comes to the beds they sleep in — and that they go for the strongest wood.
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