Giant larvaceans make their houses from mucus

THE deep sea is full of fantastical creatures. Gelatinous pink sea pigs shovel food with arms like tiny sea anemones. Delicate tripod fish stand on chopstick-like stilts. Barreleye fish have transparent heads that reveal all their internal workings. Giant larvaceans hold a well-deserved spot on this list of curiosities. Shaped like oversized sperm, with a […]

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Worn-out cells eventually stop dividing

print-edition iconPrint edition | Science and technology Sep 20th 2018 CELLS divide many times throughout their lives. But they cannot do it indefinitely. Once they have reached the limits of their reproductive powers, they enter a state called “senescence”, in which they carry on performing their duties but stop making new copies of themselves. For […]

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Better blonde, brunette or red?

Better blonde, brunette or red? Celebs with restless hair syndrome. http://www.foxnews.com/”>Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/ Kendra Wilkinson While former Playmate Kendra Wilkinson certainly knows how to heat things up with her fiery mane, there’s no denying the pinup made her mark in Playboy with her blonde tresses. For more photos of Wilkinson, visit HollywoodLife.com and X17online.com. (Instagram/X17) […]

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