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Mitik
New York Aquarium Gets Baby Orphaned Walrus; Meet Mitik [VIDEO]
Oct 11, 2012 09:23 AM E
A 234-pound baby walrus is heading to New York's Aquarium in Brooklyn
Sex Addiction A Real Disorder, Study Finds
Oct 10, 2012 13:13 PM E
The concept of sex addiction is controversial, but according to a new study, the disorder is very real, and researchers are now deciding what the criteria for diagnosis should be.
mouse
‘Supermice’ With Super-Sperm May Lead To Fertility Treatment
Oct 10, 2012 10:43 AM E
"Supermice" with extra high sperm counts have invaded Western Europe, causing not only a population boom, but also a potential treatment for men with low-sperm counts
Cyclops Kitten
Cyclops Kitten 'Cleyed' Captured On Video
Oct 10, 2012 09:57 AM E
Cleyed, the Cyclops Bengal kitten, was never long for this world, but his owners were able to capture his short life on camera.
Cuttlefish
Mercury Exposure May Lead To ADHD
Oct 09, 2012 10:34 AM E
Exposure to mercury in the womb can lead to ADHD, according to researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Amber Spider
Ancient Spider Attack Caught In Amber
Oct 09, 2012 09:45 AM E
Researchers discovered a 100-million-year-old spider attack caught in amber, giving them the earliest known look into the hunting patterns of these animals.
Aspirin Slows Elderly Mental Decline
Oct 05, 2012 10:24 AM E
An aspirin regimen is already known to reduce the risk of a heart attack, but according to a new study, published in the journal BMJ Open, one pill per day can also slow mental decline in the elderly, especially in those at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Birth Control
Free Birth Control Leads To Fewer Abortions, Study Finds
Oct 05, 2012 09:13 AM E
Abortions and unplanned pregnancies drop dramatically when birth control pills and other contraceptives are offered for free, according to a new study
Lemur Fish
Ancient Lemur Fossil Is Actually A Fish, Expert Finds
Oct 04, 2012 11:50 AM E
An ancient fossil long-thought to be that of a lemur without a nose is actually not a primate at all -- it's a fish.
Bloodhound Car
1,000 MPH Car Passes First Test [VIDEO]
Oct 04, 2012 10:25 AM E
Scientists aiming to create a car that can break 1,000 mph cleared a large hurdle yesterday when they successfully tested their rocket engine.
Dinosaur
Newly Found Spiked Dinosaur ‘Would Be Nice Pet’
Oct 03, 2012 12:15 PM E
A new dinosaur from South Africa may have looked scary, but would have been ideal to have as a pet
Female Condom
Traditional Gender Roles Leads To Bad Sex, Study Finds
Oct 03, 2012 11:32 AM E
People who stick to traditional gender roles are more likely to be self-conscious, less comfortable and less safe in bed, according to a new study
Natural Gas - Fracking
Dallas Earthquakes Caused By Fracking, Expert Says
Oct 03, 2012 10:38 AM E
Three earthquakes that hit Dallas over the weekend were caused by past instances of hydraulic fracturing, according to Cliff Frohlich, associate director and senior research scientist at the University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Geophysics.
Meth
Homeowners Become Violently Ill After Accidentally Buying Meth Lab
Oct 02, 2012 11:36 AM E
Jonathan Hankins and his wife Beth found what they thought to be the perfect house for them. Being foreclosed on and priced at only $36,000, the house needed renovations but was perfect for their young family. However, the house held a secret that could have cost them their lives.
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