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  • 2011
  • Jul
  • 28

Send Ants to College


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An Anonymous Reader sent us this recent feature written over at Scientific American. Here’s an excerpt:

Nothing says summer like ants. They’re at your picnics, on your porch, why there’s one crawling up your leg right now. Well, now it’s your chance to turn the tables, picnic and otherwise, on these summertime pests. Because researchers at North Carolina State University want your ants–for science. [More]



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  • 2011
  • Jul
  • 28

Unable to open RSS Feed http://science.nasa.gov/rss.xml with error HTTP ERROR: 301, exiting


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An Anonymous Reader submitted this fascinating HTTP ERROR: 301, exiting
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  • 2011
  • Jul
  • 15

Drinking six to eight cups of water called ‘nonsense’ in editorial


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An Anonymous Reader wrote in with a delightful post posted on Digg. The article reads:

Drinking six to eight glasses of water each day is healthful, most health experts agree. But apparently not everyone is on the same page.

  • 2011
  • Jul
  • 14

ScienceShot: It’s Lonely—And Stressful—At the Top


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Steven emailed us this charming report highlighted on Science. Here’s a taste:

Savanna baboon alpha males have stress hormone levels equal to many of their subordinates