The Great Apes of Europe.

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Science Daily tries to figure out what the Greek gorilla or Austrian orangutan were really like: To date scientists have assumed that great apes went […]

Visionary Mayan tobacco.

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Discovery savors the very faint aroma of a 1,300-year-old Mayan tobacco flask – the first physical evidence that Mayans used super-strong tobacco: None of the […]

Fight to be tiniest.

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WaPo covers the war between a newly discovered frog and an itsy bitsy fish over which one is the smallest vertebrate: An article Wednesday in […]

Workout in a pill. No, really.

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MIT Tech Review is finally announcing part of that unimaginable future we’ve all been waiting for – fat-burning exercise in capsule form: Researchers have discovered […]

Really dark matter.

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The fun thing, New Scientist seems to be saying, about dark matter right now is that it’s really dark. Like, really, really not a glimmer […]

More wolves, more trees.

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File this Washington Post story under “unintended consequences,” maybe. Researchers in Yellowstone Park are noting that as wolf populations are rebounding, the number of trees […]

Electricity vs. depression.

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Medical Xpress seems quite excited over the prospect of using “deep brain stimulation” to cure depression: The study was led by Helen S. Mayberg, MD, […]