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Octopus Tends Eggs for Record Time

Octopus Tends Eggs for Record Time
Call it extreme parenting: Scientists discovered a deep sea octopus mom, Graneledone boreopacifica, that faithfully guarded the same clutch of eggs for a record-breaking 4-1/2 years.
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Fukushima: Think the Unthinkable
A U.S. science advisory report says that Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: We should focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.
Scientists Ponder Dogs and Jealousy
Jealousy is such a powerful emotion that at least one study has characterized it as the third leading cause of non-accidental homicide in all cultures. Did it evolve as a survival mechanism?
HIV Creates Viral Reservoirs Soon
In a sobering discovery, researchers say that rapid treatment of HIV-like infections in monkeys failed to prevent the establishment of persistent viral reservoirs in as little as three days.
Study: Smelling Passed Gas Helpful
When people pass gas, most bystanders scatter and hold their breath, but researchers at the University of Exeter in England actually suggest sticking around and inhaling through the nostrils.
Scientists Crush Diamond with Laser
To simulate pressure at Saturn's center.
Study: Friends Share DNA Similarities
So that's why friends feel like family!
Scientists Turning to Crowdfunding
To help pay for much-needed research.
US Orders a New Cray for Nuclear Arms
May be world's fastest supercomputer.
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