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Genetic Geometry Takes Shape

Inside the cell’s nucleus, the double helix folds up in myriad loops and twists. The quest to unravel this structure is revealing the subtle genetic …

7 Things That Show That Evolution Is An Actual Fact

If you're tired of arguing with people who don't understand evolution, here's the ammunition you need.<p>"The fossil record is incomplete! Where are the missing links?" ask creationists. Yes, the fossil record is "incomplete". The only way it could be "complete" would be if literally every single …

Animal shelters see large numbers of suffering wildlife

The casualty list is wide ranging: possums with frostbite, a turtle frozen in a block of ice, a swan hit by a plow, a fox hit by a car.<p>If this …

Habitats

'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark, Famed Marine Biologist, Has Died

A pioneer in marine conservation and the study of shark behavior, Clark helped the public understand and appreciate the much maligned species.<p>Eugenie Clark, an American marine biologist who fell in love with sharks as a child with her nose pressed against an aquarium tank—and whose research on the …

Women in Science

Lawsuit alleges Purina dog food is killing pets

A spokesman for the pet food giant stands by the Beneful brand, insisting the class action suit is “without merit”<p>A class action lawsuit has been filed against Purina's Beneful Pet Foods alleging that the popular product is responsible for causing illness and death in thousands of dogs — …