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New sweet-smelling bat species identifiedAnalyzing DNA samples from museum specimens of yellow-shouldered bats enabled scientists to discover 3 new species.

New sweet-smelling bat species identified
Analyzing DNA samples from museum specimens of yellow-shouldered bats enabled scientists to discover 3 new species.

Camping tips: How to enjoy the great outdoors with your dogFor many dog lovers, no trip is complete without the companionship of your four-legged best friends, including adventures in the great outdoors. We have advice and packing guides to make your camping trip safe and fun.

Camping tips: How to enjoy the great outdoors with your dog
For many dog lovers, no trip is complete without the companionship of your four-legged best friends, including adventures in the great outdoors. We have advice and packing guides to make your camping trip safe and fun.

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Apr

Tapping the health benefits of pure maple syrup

These gorgeous surf photos will transport you to the ocean.

Vision risks for astronauts could put an early end to Mars missionsScientist theorize that pressure from cerebrospinal fluid in microgravity could be contributing to the degradation of eyesight among some astronauts.

Vision risks for astronauts could put an early end to Mars missions
Scientist theorize that pressure from cerebrospinal fluid in microgravity could be contributing to the degradation of eyesight among some astronauts.

Watching grass grow? Norway embraces slow TV8 hours of knitting? 18 hours of salmon swimming upstream? Norway takes reality television to its most basic level — and viewers can’t get enough.

Watching grass grow? Norway embraces slow TV
8 hours of knitting? 18 hours of salmon swimming upstream? Norway takes reality television to its most basic level — and viewers can’t get enough.

How to make delicious homemade PeepsMaking these classic Easter treats yourself opens them to a wide range of yummy interpretations. What will yours taste like?

How to make delicious homemade Peeps
Making these classic Easter treats yourself opens them to a wide range of yummy interpretations. What will yours taste like?

The science behind your cat’s most adorable features
There’s much to admire about your kitty’s cute little paws, nose and whiskers — but there’s some amazing biology at work as well.

Even casual marijuana use changes the brainA new study links marijuana use with abnormalities in two key regions in the brain, but scientists are unsure if these changes are ultimately harmful.

Even casual marijuana use changes the brain
A new study links marijuana use with abnormalities in two key regions in the brain, but scientists are unsure if these changes are ultimately harmful.