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Our oldest ancestors are warty comb jellies

Christian Science Monitor | 
Saying that our oldest ancestors are warty comb jelliies might not sound too flattering, but it’s an improvement. Until now, ...

Scientific first: 46-million-year-old mosquito, filled with blood

Christian Science Monitor | 
No real life scientist has ever even found a fossilized mosquito bloated with blood. In fact, the odds of that ...

Bunnies and other animals that glow in the dark

Christian Science Monitor | 
When a litter of bunnies was born in Istanbul, scientists were pleased.Two of the bunnies have been successfully genetically engineered to glow ...
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What if plants could be plastic factories?

Christian Science Monitor | 
A Massachusetts-based company is genetically engineering plants to produce an organic polymer that can be used to make biodegradable plastic ...
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