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All Species Evolved from Single Cell, Study Finds

All Species Evolved from Single Cell, Study Finds

A recent study using computer models says all life evolved from a single-celled organism that lived some 3.5 billion years ago — supporting Darwin’s idea of a "universal common ancestor." More...

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National Geographic
Winners Gallery: International Digital Imaging Competition

Winners Gallery: International Digital Imaging Competition

Scroll through more than a decade of "the world’s most amazing images of life’s wonders as seen through microscopes" in this gallery of award-winning photos. More...

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Olympus BioScapes
Winners: 2014 Rube Goldberg Machine Contests

Winners: 2014 Rube Goldberg Machine Contests

Check out the winners of the 2014 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest for ages 11 through 14. Do you think you could do better? More...

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Rube Goldberg
Do You Know About Sickle Cell Anemia?

Do You Know About Sickle Cell Anemia?

People with sickle cell disease often have anemia, a shortage of red blood cells and/or the hemoglobin inside them. To make matters worse, their red blood cells have shorter life spans. More...

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KidsHealth
Stem Cells

Stem Cells

Stem cells are blank slates: They can become any type of cell in the body. Explore this site--with games, videos, interactives and more--to get up to speed. More...

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Genetic Science Learning Center
Genetic Engineering In-Depth

Genetic Engineering In-Depth

Genetic engineering takes genes from one organism and moves them into another — producing drugs like insulin, plants with desirable traits, and more. More...

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Iowa Public Television
Texas House Sucked Into Wormhole

Texas House Sucked Into Wormhole

Did this Texas house get slowly slurped into another dimension? More...

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io9
Dog Breeding Game

Dog Breeding Game

Can you breed a border collie puppy with a brown coat, long hair, floppy ears, or other specific traits? Hint: Success starts with the parents in this game (just like in the real dog breeding world). More...

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DragonflyTV/PBS
Demolition City

Demolition City

Do you have what it takes to safely bring down a building? You don't need a hard hat, but you just might need to write a hefty damage check if you get it wrong. Play now! More...

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Armor Games
The Cryptid Zoo

The Cryptid Zoo

You can visit this zoo, but you won’t see any animals. It’s the home of cryptids, or creatures that have never been seen. See who “lives” there. More...

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Jamie Hall
Tomato Plant with Hanging Roots

Tomato Plant with Hanging Roots

Not all hydroponic systems are created equally. The folks at Disney have their own magical twist on growing produce to serve at Epcot Center restaurants. More...

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CNET
Hubble Reborn

Hubble Reborn

Without astronauts who risked their lives to work on the Hubble Space Telescope again and again, we wouldn’t know nearly as much about the universe as we do. More...

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Space Telescope Science Institute
Walking with Beasts

Walking with Beasts

Can you put together ideal combinations of background and coloration to design successful predators and prey? The losing combos go hungry — or get eaten! More...

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ABC/BBC
Karst Topography: A Unique and Fragile Environment

Karst Topography: A Unique and Fragile Environment

Watch how karst areas, or regions of irregular limestone, can form sinkholes, underground streams, and caverns with fragile ecosystems. More...

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Middle Tennessee State University
Swimming into Xibalba: Secrets of the Maya Underworld

Swimming into Xibalba: Secrets of the Maya Underworld

The freshwater sinkholes in the Yucatán Peninsula lead to a mysterious-looking underground network of caves and rivers. More...

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WilderUtopia.com