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Night Of The Cemetery Bats
And you thought cemeteries were for the dead. A nighttime census of leafy Bellefontaine in St. Louis reveals at least two species of bats. Parklike graveyards provide key habitat for urban wildlife. X



What We Really See When We Go See A Movie
Dr. Tim Smith, a visual scientist at the University of London, discusses how our brains perceive what's seen on the big screen. How do we process images, events and stories that we see in the movies? X



Ebola Is Rapidly Mutating As It Spreads Across West Africa
For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its DNA. But it's still unclear what these mutations mean. X



Ebola Is Rapidly Mutating As It Spreads Across West Africa
For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, in almost real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its DNA. But it's still unclear what these mutations mean. X



Your Bacterial 'Aura' Follows You From Place to Place
Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage – they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according to a new study. Researchers from the U.S. Department of X



Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two Fins
They examined an African fish that can breathe air and walk on its fins, discovering insights into the transition from sea to land some 400 million years ago. X



Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two Fins
They examined an African fish that can breathe air and walk on its fins, discovering insights into the transition from sea to land some 400 million years ago. X



6 Discoveries From Near and Far, Volume VII
Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter. X



Controversy Over Sofía Vergara Obscures An Industry's Failings
When the Colombian actress appeared in a widely derided stunt at the Emmys, much of the attendant outrage centered on her very prominent image. Juan Vidal argues this lets Hollywood off the hook. X



Intellectual Property, Innovation and Economic Growth: Mercatus Gets it Wrong
[Cross posted at the CPIP Blog.] By Mark Schultz & Adam Mossoff A handful of increasingly noisy critics of intellectual property (IP) have emerged within free market organizations. Both the emergence and vehemence of this group has surprised most X





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