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In Other News, Science Is Awesome September 17, 2011

Posted by Erin Ptah in News Roundup.
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Gene-sequencing the microbe that caused the Black Death. I can hear the mad scientists cackling now.

A historical view on the subject provides some much-needed perspective on whether women’s sexuality is “more fluid” than men’s.

Koalas begging for water. Adorable :D

Dinosaur feathers! Well-preserved ones, even!

Shinto shrines, often built on historically tsunami-safe areas, preserve a startlingly accurate record of where the recent floodwaters broke.

A planet with two suns has been discovered! It’s a Saturn-size giant orbiting a binary star system.

Light-up kittens! Seriously, it’s part of a program of genetic modification with the ultimate goal of fighting feline AIDS, but…light-up kittens!


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