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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Lab Mice Get Addicted To Sun Exposure

By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Does basking in the sun make you feel relaxed and happy, like nothing can bother you? There may be a biological reason for that. Researchers found that mice who were regularly exposed to UV light had a higher pain tolerance than mice that were not exposed […]

June 23, 2014

Biologists Move 500 Red-Legged Frog Eggs To Mountain Wetlands

By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—Federal biologists clad in waders and armed with long-handled nets this week moved hundreds of red-legged frog eggs from a San Fernando Valley stream to carefully selected wetlands 10 miles away in the first attempt to expand the threatened species’ range in Southern California. Five hundred eggs transported from […]

March 13, 2014

Missouri Lawmaker Seeks To Keep Teens Safe From Evolution Education

The Missouri State Assembly may soon face a vote on one of the real issues of our time: teaching evolution in public schools. That’s right, apparently William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow didn’t already put this one to bed in 1925. Rep. Rick Brattin, a Missouri state assemblyman, is set to introduce a bill that will give […]

February 14, 2014