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Dr. Maydianne Andrade, a zoologist, has the enviable job of studying cannibalistic spiders. Her career might seem like something out of a horror film (her favorite genre).   Andrade studies the cannibalistic behavior of the Australian redback spider. and has discovered why it makes evolutionary sense for the males of this species commit what she calls "adaptive suicide."

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http://www.livescience.com/55574-mysterious-purple-sea-orb-near-channel-islands.html "Have a look at that dark purple blob on the left, there." With those words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus uncovered a marine mystery: a small purple orb tucked halfway under a rock off the coa…
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African-American men are one of the only minority groups not making progress in STEM. Advocates consistently beat the drum to find ways to engage more female and minority students in STEM fields, which are still largely dominated by men. But within that group is perhaps one of the most underrepresen…
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Dr. Jalaal Hayes (center) made Delaware State University history by becoming the youngest-ever doctoral graduate at age 22. Dr. Hayes of Philadelphia was conferred a Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry during the Dec. 20 Commencement. Standing with Dr. Hayes are his advisor Dr. Andrew Goudy, professor of che…
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African-American men are one of the only minority groups not making progress in STEM. Advocates consistently beat the drum to find ways to engage more female and minority students in STEM fields, which are still largely dominated by men. But within that group is perhaps one of the most underrepresen…
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Dr. Jalaal Hayes (center) made Delaware State University history by becoming the youngest-ever doctoral graduate at age 22. Dr. Hayes of Philadelphia was conferred a Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry during the Dec. 20 Commencement. Standing with Dr. Hayes are his advisor Dr. Andrew Goudy, professor of che…
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An education and outreach program designed to promote and encourage the pursuit of research careers in science and engineering by underrepresented minority middle school students in the Durham Public Schools system.  The goals of the SENSOR Saturday Academy are to introduce underrepresented minority…
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People who have a shortened MAOA gene do not produce a protein needed to break down old serotonin in their brains. These people are more likely to be agitated, aggressive, and impulsive.  According to the study published in Comprehensive Psychiatry, 34.6% of whites and 53.4% of blacks have 2-repeat …
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 If you purchased the drink Dasani water you might want to listen up. There has been a major recall by the Coca-Cola company today after several thousand bottles of their drinking water was found to be contaminated with a parasite. It has sent several hundred people to the hospital and is responsibl…
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Johnson Research and Development Co. and founder Lonnie Johnson have been in a royalty dispute with Hasbro since February, when the company filed a claim against the giant toy company. According to King & Spalding, which along with the A. Leigh Baier P.C. law firm represented Johnson, Hasbro und…
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The Atlanta Science Festival is a week-long celebration of local science and technology. Atlanta residents of all ages will have the opportunity to explore the science and technology in our region and see how science is connected to all parts of our lives in a range of hands-on activities, facility …
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