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Green Porno, and Isabella Rossellini, return

You just couldn’t get enough. Well, good news for all you Green Porno fans: the Isabella Rossellini insect mating vehicle is back.

Yes, the actress and model returns today with the second season of the program, which features Rossellini, 56, acting out (in costume and with evocative sound effects) how critters reproduce...

April 1, 2009 — Jordan Lite

Conficker 3.0: April Fool's joke or serious security threat?

It could be just another April Fool's joke, but just in case, security experts are warning Microsoft Windows users that the creators of the Conficker computer worm may launch a new campaign tomorrow to infect as many PCs as possible with their malicious software...

March 31, 2009 — Larry Greenemeier

EPA to monitor air outside toxic schools

Environmental regulators will measure the air quality outside 62 schools in 22 states, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today, following news reports that questioned whether schools located in "toxic hotspots" near large industrial facilities and in urban areas were safe for kids...

March 31, 2009 — Jordan Lite

Salmonella alert: Don't eat pistachios

Oh nuts! Just when you thought it was safe to eat peanut butter again (the stuff in jars is fine but be wary of baked goods that contain it), the feds are warning consumers to avoid pistachios...

March 31, 2009 — Lisa Stein

On board a newly renovated research ship

Editor's Note: Peggy Delaney is sailing on a newly refurbished research vessel, the JOIDES Resolution, that left Honolulu on March 10 with an international group of researchers on board...

March 31, 2009 — Peggy Delaney

Massive lions prowled North America not so long ago

Large lions roamed North America and Europe as recently as 13,000 years ago, according to a new study published in Molecular Ecology . "These ancient lions were like a super-sized version of today's lions, up to 25 percent bigger," study co-author Ross Barnett, a researcher at the Ancient Biomolecules Centre at the University of Oxford's department of zoology, said in a statement...

March 30, 2009 — Katherine Harmon

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