|Burrunan dolphin, a new species discovered in 2011|
- Can Mountain Dew really dissolve a mouse?
- Barry White's voice may have been low, but how well could his boys swim?
- French botanist Jeanne Baret botanized around the 18th-century world dressed as a man. Now, she gets some recognition.
- Have you had a child? Would it make you feel better to know that you each still carry around cells from one another?
- Spooky alien Antarctic world discovered, complete with hairy crabs and spooky octopi.
- How to scan the night sky, via EarthSky Science
- The mystery of left-handedness no longer so mysterious
- Hybrid shark discovered--is it a sign of evolution in response to climate change?
- Pertussis making comeback, possibly because of adjustments to the older vaccine in response to seizures
- Evolution cake: the be-all and end-all of evolution in cake form.
And a video!
Watch four-year-old Stella school a toymaker on misidentification of a dinosaur on packaging. Video:
- Training public teachers in science through museum program
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