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Pink Slime Mold

Image of the Week #70, November 27th, 2012: From: Starving to be Social: The Odd Life of Dictyostelium Slime Molds by Alex Wild at Compound Eye .

November 27, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Global High Fructose Corn Syrup Use May Be Fueling Diabetes Increase

It doesn’t matter where you look: the U.S., Mexico, Malaysia or Portugal, the more high fructose corn syrup consumption, on average, the more diabetes.A new study of 43 countries in Global Public Health , published online November 27, found that adult type-2 diabetes is 20 percent higher in countries that consume large quantities of high fructose corn syrup...

November 27, 2012 — Katherine Harmon

Video: 1.5 Minute Climate Talk Crash Course

The Doha Climate Talks are now in session. It's the first time the negotiations are being held in the oil-productive Middle East. Yes, the meeting's trying to be more enviro-savvy with it's "paper-smart," initiative by limiting the usually endless stacks of printed documents...

November 27, 2012 — Robynne Boyd

Chimp Comedy Brings the Blues

Costumed chimps used to make me grin ear to ear when I saw them on TV. Now I realize there’s little that separates that delight from coveting a Chinese potion made from rhino tusks.

November 27, 2012 — Amy Maxmen

How Pompeii Perished

I see you jumping up-and-down with your hand in the air, saying "Ooo! I know this one!" I see you, too, over there groaning, "Doesn't every body know?" And I see you, glowering, wanting your Mount St...

November 27, 2012 — Dana Hunter

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