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Thursday | National Review Online

Jillian Kay Melchior: Ukraine's Animal Victims

Though this little-reported fact has been lost as the international media rightly focus on the struggles of Ukraine's human population, thousands of animals face starvation as the country recovers from revolution and prepares for the possibility of war.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cryptomundo

Wrong-Footing A One-Legged Mystery Snake From China

Some zoological photographs are so bizarre that long after they first hit the news headlines, they still continue to circulate online, like restless ghosts doomed to wander forever down the highways and byways of the worldwide web, resisting all attempts to expose them as hoaxes or explain them as grotesque yet nonetheless natural phenomena.

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Related Topix: Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lab Provides Tick Testing Service

It's tick season again, and this year residents of 32 Massachusetts towns have a golden opportunity to receive free, expert identification of ticks and the disease-causing pathogens they carry, with testing provided by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Related Topix: tick, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Cryptomundo

Did I See an Undescribed Species of Giant Praying Mantis in South Africa?

The longest species of praying mantis currently known to science is the giant stick mantis Ischnomantis gigas .

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Related Topix: Science

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Playbill

Steinbeck Country: James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Share the Story...

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is a classic so ingrained in the American psyche that it is perhaps no surprise that both the director and star of the new Broadway production of the 1937 play version of the novel have a longstanding personal relationship with the text.

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Related Topix: John Steinbeck, Vocal, Palo Alto, CA, Science

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