Life

  1. Fossils

    Some Dinos Dined on Grass

    Evidence taken from fossilized dinosaur poop shows that some of these reptiles ate grass.

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  2. Physics

    Earth’s lowly rumble

    From rumbling volcanoes to grumbling elephants, scientists are eavesdropping on the lowest sounds on Earth.

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  3. Plants

    Nature’s Alphabet

    Plants, animals, and other natural objects may bear patterns that resemble letters, numbers, and other figures.

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  4. Animals

    Mouse Songs

    Male mice appear to string together chirpy, high-pitched noises to create songs.

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  5. Brain

    Reading Body Language

    The emotion that your body shows may have a stronger effect than what your face says.

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  6. Animals

    Fishing for Giant Squid

    An underwater camera has snapped the first pictures of a live giant squid.

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  7. Animals

    Sea lilies on the run

    A video shows that sea animals known as stalked crinoids do more than just creep along.

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  8. Animals

    A Spider’s Taste for Blood

    Certain jumping spiders prey on mosquitoes that have drawn blood from animals.

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  9. Earth

    Detecting an eerie sea glow

    At night, glowing bacteria can give large areas of the sea a surreal milky color.

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  10. Animals

    Bee heat cooks invaders

    Certain honeybees in Asia use their body heat to kill attacking wasps.

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  11. Plants

    Bright blooms that glow

    Certain flowers fluoresce, giving off a spooky light.

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  12. Plants

    Cactus goo for clean water

    A cactus commonly found in Mexico can help clean up dirty water.

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