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Brain Proteins Seal Marine Mammal Feats

Specific proteins found in the brains of marine mammals may be behind their ability to stay underwater for long periods without suffering oxygen deprivation. Cynthia Graber reports.

December 28, 2007

Are There (Microbial) Aliens On Earth?

In this episode, theoretical physicist, cosmologist and astrobiologist Paul Davies ponders the question of whether life originated more than once on earth, and how to find examples of a second origin if it did...

December 12, 2007 — Steve Mirsky

Sperm Serves As Movement Model

Medical researchers hope to someday send nanobots, extraordinarily tiny robots, right to diseased cells. And they're looking at sperm as models of how to power the nanobots. Cynthia Graber reports...

December 10, 2007

Let 'Em Eat Mud

Pregnant rain forest bats like to lick mud, probably to make sure they get enough minerals in their diets. Some people do too. Chelsea Wald reports.

November 28, 2007

Climate Change Impacts

The impacts of climate change are already apparent and this interactive map illustrates some of those that might occur in future.

November 26, 2007 — David Biello
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