News Meet the Gallinippers: Huge Mosquitoes Spotted in Florida
Enormous mosquitoes known as gallinippers (or Psorophora ciliata) have been spotted in Florida, according to WKMG, a CBS affiliate.
News HiveBio is Working to Become Seattle's First Community Biology Lab (Video)
HiveBio in Seattle is not the world's first community-based biology lab, but it may be the first one started by a high school student. Her name is Katriona Guthrie-Honea, and her co-founder is Bergen McMurray.
News Study Suggests Lethality of Roundup Weedkiller Extends Beyond Plants To Humans
A shocking new study finds that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, may be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment, capable of contributing to a wide range of fatal human diseases.
News Is there a real way to lose belly fat?
If you think that belly fat is just an issue for people who are overweight, think again -- even people who are at a healthy weight and exercise regularly can have it.
News The bean plant leaf traps and kills bed bugs
Bed bugs may soon become a more manageable pest, as they may fall victim to new science that mimics bean plant leaves.
News Hendrik Poinar: Bring back the woolly mammoth!
Its the dream of kids all around the world to see giant beasts walk the Earth again. Could -- and should -- that dream be realized? Hendrik Poinar gives an informative talk on the next -- really -- big thing:
News 1 in 13 people have bendy chimp-like feet
YOU may be walking on chimp-like feet without knowing it. At least 1 in 13 of us have feet that are specially adapted for climbing trees.
News Researchers regenerate 400-year-old frozen plants
Plants buried inside the Teardrop Glacier in the Canadian Arctic 400 years ago still have the ability to regrow, according to a new study published Monday in the U.S. journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
News New to nature special: the top 10 new species
From a snail-eating snake to a harp-shaped sponge Quentin Wheeler on whittling down 18,000 new species to 10 favourites
News Genetics Have Little Influence Over Health: Top Stem Cell Biologist Asserts
http://wakeup-world.com, By Carolanne Wright
Bruce Lipton believes 98% of all illness is environmental, while a mere 2% of disease can be traced to genetic disposition.
News Know Your Garden's Insect Friends and Foes
Not every creepy-crawly is a pest to be squashed. Here's a list to help you sort the helpful insects in your garden from the not-so-helpful.
News Invasive Ladybugs Use Biological Warfare On Native Species
German researchers have uncovered another cautionary tale about the importation of a species that quickly becomes an invasive threat.
News Fossils Indicate Common Ancestor for Old World Monkeys and Apes
http://www.scientificamerican.com, By Chris Palmer
A discovery of the oldest known fossils from two major primate groups fills in a 10-million-year gap in the record and reveals new information about evolution
News Watching TV Makes Your Brain Cells Go Nuts
http://www.businessinsider.com, Benjamin Plackett
Im showing you slices of the brain, Joy Hirsch, the Director of fMRI Research at Columbia University Medical Center tells me.
News Scientists Make Human Stem Cells Through Cloning
http://www.businessinsider.com, Jennifer Welsh
Researchers announced Wednesday, May 15, in the journal Cell that they've been able to make stable colonies of embryonic stem cells by injecting the DNA from 'adult' human cells into a human egg cell emptied out of its genetic material.
Headlines: Scientists Make Human Stem Cells Through Cloning -- Watching TV Makes Your Brain Cells Go Nuts -- Fossils Indicate Common Ancestor for Old World Monkeys and Apes -- Invasive Ladybugs Use Biological Warfare On Native Species -- Know Your Garden's Insect Friends and Foes -- Genetics Have Little Influence Over Health: Top Stem Cell Biologist Asserts -- Methylation and Why It Matters to You -- Cockroaches evolving to avoid poisonous baits -- New to nature special: the top 10 new species -- Researchers regenerate 400-year-old frozen plants -- FYI: What Is The Limit To How Fast A Human Can Run? -- 1 in 13 people have bendy chimp-like feet -- Hendrik Poinar: Bring back the woolly mammoth! -- Ants Ring Woman's Doorbell Repeatedly -- The bean plant leaf traps and kills bed bugs
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