Growing Quality Science & Scientists

Asteroid The Size Of 18 Platypuses

Lots of things in space are way too big for our familiar units of measurement, so astronomers often find novel ways to describe the size or mass of celestial objects.

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Furry Genes

Furry Genes

All our ancestors had plenty of fur. According to a new study on relatively hairless mammals, we still have the means to be hirsute. Those genes, it seems, have simply been switched off.

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