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Athletes Beware

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative disease found in the brains of athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma, has been known...

Give their Hearts a hug: a new heart treatment

Researchers at Harvard University have developed a novel treatment for heart failure. The new treatment is a robotic silicone sleeve that mimics heart function....
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Feminist Friday: Can love really trump hate?

I am a feminist. There - I said it. I believe women should have political, social and intellectual equality to men. Outrageous, right? I shave my legs...
Platypus by Matt Chan

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

  Everyone's talking about the hit fantasy film. But our planet holds some pretty magical creatures of its own . . . Platypus Perhaps the most-well known...
Angalifu the Northern White Rhinoceros male (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) by Heather Paul

2017 Science – A Sneak Peek

Evading Extinction Unless you were a Trump-loving, music despising animal hater, 2016 had something to upset pretty much everyone. And as news broke that current mass...

Venom-Stealing Viruses

Venom-stealing viruses sound like something plucked straight from a horror film, but a recent paper published in Nature Communications has discovered exactly that. Husband-and-wife team...