Kat Georgantaz

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8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Uneven Distribution of Viruses Suggests Surprising Evolutionary Power

You may think that a virus is a virus, and they all afflict living things more or less the same. Yet while it is true that viruses attack most …

“Nature can surprise us”: There’s a new species of bacteria that eats plastic

There’s an estimated 311 million tons of plastic (pdf) produced every year across the world. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, it’s probably in our food, and will likely leave its mark long after we’re gone.<p>Polyethylene terephthalate (known as PET), which is used for …

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Japanese cat finds its own exercise wheel after watching hamster friend

You'd think that if a cat and hamster lived under the same roof, the former will be spending most of its days trying to catch the latter.<p>Not Japanese …

Rare reptile holds clue to penis evolution

A rare reptile is shedding light on the evolution of the penis — even though it doesn’t have one.<p>The tuatara, a lizardlike species in New Zealand, …

Wellcome Image Awards 2016: Winning images in science photo competition - Telegraph

Irish women sawn open during childbirth seek justice | Health

<b>Dublin, Ireland -</b> Women who had their pelvises broken in Irish hospitals have been failed by a state redress scheme, according to lawyers and activists.<p>Symphysiotomy, a brutal procedure that involved slicing through the cartilage and ligaments of a pelvic joint during childbirth, and pubiotomy, an …

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