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An upside to hyena dung

...because freedom costs a buck'o fiveHappy President’s Day, to those of you who got a day off! Our boss scheduled a meeting today, in spite of the holiday, so Lucy K. and I were busy slaving in the lab. In celebration of the holiday, some light science fare today.

Did you know…

…that hyena dung can preserve human hair for 200,000 years?

…that a famous actor is going to restart the Large Hadron Collider?

…that supersized calories are in our kitchens, not just at McDonald’s?

…that a green comet is passing by next week?

Photo courtesy of dean.franklin

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Jurassic Park, Designer Organs, and a Single-Celled Giant!

This week in science (as usual) is full of all kinds of cool stories and amazing discoveries! Scientists have managed to grow a new windpipe from stem cells, decode the genome of the mammoth, find the oldest family, and more!

Read this week’s BioBites!

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