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“Biology”

Jul 21, 2014 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The role that Earth's oceans have on our planet's habitability is undeniable, but now scientists think that exoplanetary oceans are essential for alien life to evolve. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 12:25 PM ET
Is there anything at all useful about our skin rising up and forming goosebumps? Tara looks into the why behind this strange, all-too-common phenomena.
Jun 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
It's a rough and tumble world for children in the animal kingdom, and some dads are just plain bad.
Jun 2, 2014 04:37 AM ET
Some soccer teams are banning their players from having sex while they are competing in the World Cup. Laci Green and Sourcefed's Steve Zaragoza have the skinny on how abstinence affects athletes.
May 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The bacteria that cause the illness may have been lurking around for 15 million years -- long before humans walked on Earth.
May 20, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In experiments on terrestrial methane-producing microorganisms, researchers have found that they can survive Mars-like temperature extremes. Continue reading →
May 8, 2014 04:18 AM ET
Humans secrete a ton of different chemicals, and some of them can influence other people's behavior. Join Tara as she discusses pheromones, and how humans are able to smell who they're attracted to.
May 5, 2014 04:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Seeking out biomarkers on exoplanets could be the next big endeavor -- but what would it take to detect a key component of alien photosynthesis? Continue reading →
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