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Can you pay attention long enough for this week’s biobites?

Have trouble paying attention? Help may be on the way.

A genius’ epic failure is worth keeping.

Yeast are going to space.

Happy kids grow up to be healthy adults.

It may not be a space station, but Stephen Colbert gets something named after him.

Stoplights lead to healthier food choices

It turns out that babies are pretty smart.

10 billion times stronger than steel: it’s not a bird, it’s not a plane, it’s star crust.

We aren’t the only ones to change the climate. Early microbes brought on the first ice age by producing oxygen, (which also allowed the evolution of eukaryotes… and millions of years later, humans).

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Baseball and Science

It’s baseball season again! Although, really, the Northeast, it’s always baseball season. And what goes together with baseball better than science? Well, maybe beer, but here’s some science anyway, all from the ever wonderful New York Times.

In honor of opening day, computer-simulated baseball. (No, not fantasy baseball.)

This doctor has a unique empathy for her patients.

Babies are the glue that holds our society together, literally.

Database google searches, coming soon to a computer near you.

Ignorance really IS bliss.

Fat that burns calories!?

Why pride can be good, even if there’s not much to be proud about.

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