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1.    April 18, 2014
Female cave insects have 'penises'
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with ...

2.    April 18, 2014
Upcoming Lecture: Magnifying the Universe
Much of the universe that we’d like to study is far away and faint. To ‘magnify the universe’...

3.    April 18, 2014
Ask Well: Are Exercise Cool Downs Necessary?
A reader asks: A lot of exercise routines call for a cool-down at the end. Is this necessary?

4.    April 18, 2014
Japan Plans to Resume Whaling Program, With Changes to Address Court Concerns
Japan officials said the whaling, which they say is for research, would be redesigned to address ob...

5.    April 18, 2014
TED: Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces - Matthew Carter (2014)
Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designe...

6.    April 18, 2014
World Briefing: Viral Disease Spreads to Southeast Asia
The viral disease known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has reached Asia, according to reports ...

7.    April 18, 2014
With Planned Crash, NASA Lunar Mission Comes to End
The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer slammed into the moon early Friday, ending a suc...

8.    April 18, 2014
Swim to Sea? These Salmon Are Catching a Lift
California’s drought has left rivers too shallow for salmon, so the government is trucking and barg...

9.    April 18, 2014
Chlorine: From toxic chemical to household cleaner
The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine

10.    April 18, 2014
Snake eats centipede that fought back
A snake found by scientists in Macedonia had a meal that bit back as a centipede ate its way throug...

11.    April 18, 2014
Poison Pen: The Trouble With Rice
The rice plant is one of nature’s great metal scavengers, with potential health consequences for co...

12.    April 18, 2014
One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic Seizures
Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration....

13.    April 18, 2014
Pipeline Put Off, As Keystone Review Is Indefinitely Extended
It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be ...

14.    April 18, 2014
U.S. Delays Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline
The State Department will wait to decide whether to allow construction of the pipeline until it has...

15.    April 18, 2014
Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt
After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said...

16.    April 18, 2014
Gene increases cancer risk posed by processed meat
A third of the population should eat less processed meat scientists have warned after finding they ...

17.    April 18, 2014
Children lose seven minutes of sleep for every hour of TV
A study by Harvard University and Project Viva suggests that children lose seven minutes of sleep f...

18.    April 17, 2014
Brazilian insects with reversed sexual organs have sex for 70 hours, scientists learn
Mating habits of a little-known Brazilian insect with reversed gender-associated sexual organs reve...

19.    April 17, 2014
EU green light for UK carbon project
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro b...

20.    April 17, 2014
Well: The Antidepressant Generation
A growing number of young adults are taking psychiatric medicines for longer and longer periods, at...