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WikiSpecies

A wiki for the species on Earth.
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Researchers Use Volcanic Eruption as Climate Lab

When Mount Pinatubo erupted in 1991 it left a trail of evidence in the skies that is helping scientists decipher the workings of the global climate.
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Gene Behind Mendel's Green Pea Seeds Identified

More than a century later, researchers isolate a gene manipulated by the Austrian monk in his groundbreaking experiments.
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The World's Weirdest Weather

As if tornadoes, hurricanes and blizzards weren’t enough to keep us on our toes, Mother Nature occasionally surprises us with some truly odd weather phenomena.
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Urinating on a Jellyfish Sting DOESN'T Help

Urine can actually aggravate the jellyfish's stingers into releasing more venom. This cure is, indeed, fiction
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2007 Predicted To Be World's Warmest Year

This year is set to be the hottest on record worldwide due to global warming and the El Nino weather phenomenon, Britain's Meteorological Office said on Thursday.
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What Kind Of Bug Is That?

Ever come across a weird bug and want to get it identified?
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Praying Mantis vs Hummingbird

Praying mantises are a lot more dangerous than they look.
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Head-Banging Snakes May Predict Quakes

China has come up with an earthquake prediction system which relies on the behavior of snakes, state media said Thursday, two days after two quakes struck off neighboring Taiwan.
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How Hangovers Work

Ever wonder why you wake up the next day feeling so bad?
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