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Life after death: how we hatched live shark pups from dead parents

Six years ago, researchers asked a radical question: could eggcases taken from trawler-caught sharks still hatch live, healthy young? Back in December 2012, I met up with Greg Nowell, co-founder of Sharklab-Malta, a non-profit NGO founded in 2008. Sharklab collaborates with shark researchers on a global and local scale, with an... go to Article >

The Curse of November 16

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  Grand  Duke Ludwig IV and Grand Duchess Alice and their children(all images except for Getty: Marlene A. Eilers Koenig Collection) In November 1878 diphtheria struck the Grand Ducal House of Hesse and by  Rhine with a vengeance.  The... read more

Meet Pisonia, the tree that eats birds

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Photo by Fritz Goro/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images Twice a year, the bird-catcher tree lives up to its grim name I think everyone has a bit of a thing for carnivorous plants. We’re used to plants as placid... read more

For $595, a company will transform a dead person or pet into smooth 'parting stones' that slip into your pocket

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Summary List Placement The coronavirus has killed more than 210,000 people in the US, bringing with it a surge in cremations to alleviate crushing demand on a funeral industry unprepared for a deadly pandemic. Traditional burials, predictably,... read more

Megalodons may have grown to the size of school buses by eating their shark siblings in the womb, new research suggests

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Summary List Placement A megalodon's head alone was the size of a car. The prehistoric monster was largest meat-eating shark to ever roam the oceans: It reached lengths of 50 feet, with dorsal fins that jutted 5 feet out of the water. The... read more

My 34-Year-Old Husband Just Died And My Grief Is So Immense, I Can’t Accept He’s Gone

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Editor’s note: This piece was written on July 7, 2020, less than three weeks after the death of the author’s husband. It captures the emotions she was feeling at that time. My husband is dead. Those words don’t feel real. Ian Donald... read more

Hemophilia and Queen Victoria

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"Our poor family seems to be persecuted by this awful disease, the worst I know." These are the words of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) who was referring to the hereditary disease hemophilia that affected – during her lifetime – her youngest son,... read more

Alone Against the Mob: Crowds, Cancel Culture, and Courage

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Possessing the power to make the timid brave, the good better, or the bad devastating: crowds. When passions are shared, they swell, exciting actions to the status of legend or infamy. The power of assembly can build a better society or destroy... read more

‘The Haunting of Bly Manor': Everything We Know About Netflix’s ‘Hill House’ Follow-Up

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There’s no rest for the wicked, and that includes those fans of “The Haunting of Hill House” who are scouring the internet for all the details they can find about Season 2 of the Netflix horror series, titled “The Haunting of Bly Manor.” Created... read more

The GOP's platform is… Donald Trump

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Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "For now, and for my beloved children, it will be less drama, more mama." — Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway, announcing that she's leaving the... read more

Making it illegal for an adult to store a gun in a place where a child might access it could result in nearly 2,500 fewer gun deaths a year in the...

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Every year, about 40,000 people in the US die from homicides and suicides involving firearms. Despite some restrictions on gun control research, scientists have evaluated how certain policies affect gun deaths. According to new research,... read more