Scientists in Switzerland unveiled the results in their search for a subatomic particle that is believed to be key to the formation of stars, planets and eventually life after the Big Bang. Many questions remain about the exact nature of this particle.
Rube Goldberg's name has become synonymous with the American spirit of invention. No wonder: He was born on the Fourth of July. And what's more American than inventing new ways to get the ketchup onto the holiday hot dog?
A study shows that women infected with a common parasite are 1.5 times more likely than other women to attempt suicide. The parasite, which is found in cats, is already known to change the behavior of infected animals.
Vultures are generally not admired, but maybe they should be: All over the world, these birds do the hard work of gobbling up dead animals and recycling that flesh into the Earth. And nowadays, nature's prize janitors are seriously down on their luck.
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