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This blacklegged tick, found in a Michigan forest, probably wouldn't mind you having her over for dinner.

Tick Tally Reveals Lyme Disease Risk

Howard Hughes Medical Institute-- Allows any educators (including homeschool parents) to order free educational materials/DVDs. Excellent for upper elementary/teens, esp if they love science.

Post-Ebola Syndrome: Survivors continue to face mysterious vision loss, joint pain

Post-Ebola Syndrome: Survivors continue to face mysterious vision loss, joint pain

Guinea's first Ebola survivors return to family, stigma remains - The Rakyat Post

How A Pan, A Lamp And A Little Bit Of Water Can Trap A Stink Bug. It's stink bug season. Robbie Harris of WVTF offers a new trap for these odorous pests: a low-tech solution thought up by Virginia Tech scientists, which can be made for just a couple of bucks. 15 years ago, stinkbugs weren't an issue on the east coast - at least not that I was aware of.

How A Pan, A Lamp And A Little Bit Of Water Can Trap A Stink Bug

Just heard an Interesting story on NPR about a contagious aphrodisiac. A Virus Makes Crickets Have More Sex

Seventy-four years ago today, America was changed forever.

7 Facts You Didn't Know About Pearl Harbor

Skydiving and vacuuming burn the same number of calories. So what'll it be, thrills or a clean carpet?

Sweeping Or Skydiving? When Counting Calories It's All The Same

Sports can burn a lot of energy. But vacuuming the carpet burns calories, too. We checked out the numbers and found surprises.

This diagram for the outer solar system shows the orbits of Sedna (in orange) and 2012 VP113 (in red). The sun and terrestrial planets are a...

New Dwarf Planet Found At The Solar System's Outer Limits

Scientists have spotted a new dwarf planet at the edge of our solar system. It's a kind of pink ice ball that's way out there, far beyond Pluto.

Pesquisadores criaram artificialmente o primeiro cromossoma sintético da levedura. O feito pode abrir portas a novos medicamentos, alimentos e biocombustíveis.

Using the labor of dozens of undergraduate students, scientists have built a customized yeast chromosome from scratch.

The Ormia ochracea fly has sophisticated little ears - it can locate crickets by calculation their chirps. Those super-ears are inspiring the next generation of microphones for human hearing aids.

How A Tiny Fly's Ears Could Help You Hear Better

You can Preorder this now! Nourishing Traditions book of Baby & Child care by Sally Fallon and Thomas Cowan

(even if your baby is just a twinkle in your eye) The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care: Sally Fallon Morell, Thomas S. Cowan (due out Feb

How We Decompress From Stress - from NPR - **time outdoors** is very effective, though not the most popular option.

From bubble baths to urban beekeeping, here's how people manage the tricky task of stress reduction.