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Flying Snakes Linked To Flying Saucers By Scientists

Which came first, the flying saucer or the flying snake?<p>One of them is copying the other, at least according to The Journal of Experimental Biology, published Wednesday. The research shows that a flying snake flattens out its body into a shape that looks a lot light a flying saucer to get more …

Starfish Disease, 'Sea Star Wasting Syndrome' Makes Creatures Tear Themselves Apart

All is not well in the land (or water) of starfishes.<p>A disease, called "sea star wasting syndrome" has been ravaging at least 12 different species of starfish across the West Coast, according to PBS.<p>Gawker does a nice job of summarizing what the disease does to its victims:<p>Sick starfish develop …

World's Oldest Flamingo, Greater, Dies At 83

A flamingo that defied the odds by living to the ripe old age of 83 has died.<p>The flamingo was named "Greater," after the species it belonged to, and lived at the Adelaide Zoo in Australia for all but two of those years.<p>Much of Greater's life is a mystery despite living in captivity. Zookeepers …

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Midwife Catrin Schulte-Hillen explains how the lives of women around the world are threatened by this sweeping US policy.<p>Teams are expanding efforts …

TEST ME, TREAT ME: A DRUG-RESISTANT TB MANIFESTO

By signing this petition, I support DR-TB patients and medical care providers in demanding the urgent changes outlined in their DR-TB Manifesto:<p>We, …

Medicine

Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

<b>The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists.</b><p>It predicts the number of cancer cases will reach 24 million a year by 2035, but half could be prevented.<p>The WHO said there was now a "real need" to …

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