Michelle Cordero

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A whale's life story is recorded in its ear wax

From a fetid, foot-long rod of earwax, extracted from the skull of a dead blue whale, scientists have unspooled an in-depth life story of one member of the largest mammals on earth. These waxy diaries could give marine biologists a new way to study the lives of a free-swimming species, and a window …

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4 Parasites That Want To Invade Your Brain

They just want a nice home! And to destroy you.<p>In the past month, two different 12-year-olds have made headlines after being hospitalized with an extremely rare, horrifying infection: the brain-eating amoeba.<p>Found mostly in warm freshwater lakes, rivers and hotsprings, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i> can travel …

How Dragonflies Could Help Scientists Build Better Robots

Dragonflies process light and dark a little differently than the rest of us.<p>New research into the visual system of dragonflies could one day improve target detection and tracking in robotics, according to a pair of Australian researchers.<p>Steven Wiederman and David O'Carroll from the Center for …

The Government Now Admits There's an 'Area 51'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Newly declassified documents, obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive, …

Fla. man accused of killing wife, posting grisly photo

A Fla. man murdered his wife Thursday night and then posted gruesome pictures of his deed on Facebook.<p>SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Derek Medina appeared to live much of his life online.<p>The 6-foot-2, 200-pound South Miami resident posted photos and videos of himself kick boxing, sailing, meeting …

'Cradle snatchers' cause menopause, says biologist

Men who behave like Michael Douglas, Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood are to blame for women ending their reproductive life early, according to a new …

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Thank God You Have No Idea How Many Calories Are in Your Fast Food

A new study has found that Americans are absolutely terrible— I mean way, way off— when it comes to estimating how many calories are in their fast …

New coronavirus – Q&A

How many cases of the new coronavirus have been reported?<p>According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 77 people have been infected and it has …

Lyme disease vaccine trials show promise - Futurity

STONY BROOK (US) — Clinical trials of a new vaccine for Lyme disease reveal strong …

Mutation timing counts for tuberous sclerosis - Futurity

BROWN (US) — Early genetic deletions in the thalamus may play an important role in …

Carnivorous plant trims its tiny genome - Futurity

U. BUFFALO (US) — A carnivorous plant is slowly deleting noncoding or “junk” DNA from …

Can eating peppers help prevent Parkinson’s? - Futurity

U. WASHINGTON (US) — Eating peppers may reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease, a new …