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Gut microbes help packrats repeatedly eat poison: ow.ly/zqwXo pic.twitter.com/CtB6VjIXtW
Offshore wind farms create artificial reefs that provide food for harbor seals: ow.ly/i/6iKVM ow.ly/zpT9s
Spectacular sandstone structures form without cement: ow.ly/zpnHB pic.twitter.com/vIOO8iMfhg
How did animals reach Antarctica? A tiny creature called a tardigrade could give us clues: ow.ly/zkwp6 pic.twitter.com/BNMeCTFkoc
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Contrary to previous studies, new analysis finds nutritional benefits to organic food over conventionally grown foods ow.ly/zoA1i
Comet ISON was dead at least 8 hours before its closest approach with the sun: ow.ly/zkBp1 pic.twitter.com/Ansiia6Dlw
Wax-coated plastic morphs between soft and stiff and may serve as a skeleton for shape-shifting robots: ow.ly/zkA5v
Misfolded proteins, the hallmark of Alzheimer’s and mad cow diseases, found in urine of women with preeclampsia: ow.ly/zkwNI
Elephant shrews are, oddly, related to actual elephants: ow.ly/zkwaW pic.twitter.com/kZA05Rwrqd
Obese women may have food-related learning impairment, tests w/M&Ms and pretzels suggest: ow.ly/zkurU pic.twitter.com/bTt2WLScBE
Voyager may not have entered interstellar space, after all: ow.ly/zkw1D
Rosetta's comet, which looks like a rubber duck, could be two comets stuck together: ow.ly/zkuoL #67P pic.twitter.com/3btAiwvW8l
Biological pacemaker corrects rhythm of pig hearts; tech holds promise for humans: ow.ly/zklc8 pic.twitter.com/UKwTH02B6r
How did animals reach Antarctica? A tiny creature called a tardigrade could give us clues: ow.ly/zkwp6 pic.twitter.com/k3bFdlA4Jb
Organic plant-based foods may pack 20-40% more antioxidants and ~48% less cadmium than conventionally grown foods: ow.ly/zkv7e
People who use marijuana heavily appear to have blunted responses to dopamine, which may lead to cravings: ow.ly/zkuYa
First case of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, acquired in US: ow.ly/zkl6t pic.twitter.com/QfGtftejy6
Just when you thought quantum physics couldn’t get any weirder, it violates the pigeonhole principle: ow.ly/zkC9s
Future robots may sport a wax coat that makes them soft and squishy, then stiff and strong: ow.ly/zkyeo pic.twitter.com/mLHC0aoHxo
Organic foods may contain extra antioxidants compared to conventionally grown foods, a new analysis finds: ow.ly/zksGx
RT @lssciencenews: Spoonfuls of medicine are a bad idea. My latest @ScienceNewsOrg post: bit.ly/WiIn0M
HIV community reels from losses in MH17 plane tragedy: ow.ly/zjZ9q via @NatureNews
First case of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, acquired in US: ow.ly/zjcVE pic.twitter.com/QfGtftejy6
RT @SumnerScience: Distorted cell phone signals could help track the rains down in Africa ow.ly/zjke3
RT @alexwitze: Leave it to @GoryErika to find a map called The Patina of Feces: sciencenews.org/blog/gory-deta