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This “Human Cheese” Is Made From Celebrity Armpit Bacteria

This “Human Cheese” Is Made From Celebrity Armpit Bacteria

The museum hopes that the potentially smelly exhibit will re-examine society's disgust toward bacteria.
Radioactive Sludge Might Be Leaking Out Of A Crumbling Nuclear Dome Into The Pacific

Radioactive Sludge Might Be Leaking Out Of A Crumbling Nuclear Dome Into The Pacific

The concrete structure was never built with the long term in mind as the bottom was never properly lined. As such, it could be leaking into the ocean right now.
The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever

The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever

The earthquakes, weather events, and tsunamis caused by the Krakatoa eruption of 1883 were felt even thousands of miles away.
Global Warming Is Threatening To Permanently Blind Octopuses

Global Warming Is Threatening To Permanently Blind Octopuses

Crustaceans and cephalopods engage in vertical migration on a daily basis. While they can handle the fluctuations in oxygen, climate change might remove a bit too much oxygen for them to handle.
Scientists Just Created The First Living Thing With Fully Synthetic DNA

Scientists Just Created The First Living Thing With Fully Synthetic DNA

The research took two years and resulted in that largest human-made genome ever. They created synthetic life from E. coli bacteria, which could help in manufacturing medicine.
Scientists Find First Ammonite Fossil Ever Preserved In Amber

Scientists Find First Ammonite Fossil Ever Preserved In Amber

This 99 million-year-old ammonite fossil specimen may finally allow researchers to unlock the mysteries of this prehistoric mollusk.
Oldest Scandinavian Human DNA Found In A Piece Of 10,000-Year-Old ‘Chewing Gum’

Oldest Scandinavian Human DNA Found In A Piece Of 10,000-Year-Old ‘Chewing Gum’

With a lack of ancient human bone excavations in Scandinavia, finding human DNA within this piece of chewed-up birch bark was a huge victory.
Record-Deep Dive In Mariana Trench Discovers New Species — And A Plastic Bag

Record-Deep Dive In Mariana Trench Discovers New Species — And A Plastic Bag

Unfortunately, this is not the first time scientists have found trash in the deepest part of the ocean.
Scientists Find A Gene To Make Supermarket Tomatoes Tastier

Scientists Find A Gene To Make Supermarket Tomatoes Tastier

In the past, breeders have focused squarely on size and shelf-life of their produce. With this new tool, scientists hope breeders will opt for taste and pathogen resistance as well.
Scientists Discover Why The Prehistoric Giant Beaver Castoroides Went Extinct

Scientists Discover Why The Prehistoric Giant Beaver Castoroides Went Extinct

Both the giant beaver known as Castoroides and the average-size North American beaver co-existed during the Ice Age, but only one species survived.
300 Soft Tissue Remains From Executed Prisoners Of The Nazis Were Buried In Berlin

300 Soft Tissue Remains From Executed Prisoners Of The Nazis Were Buried In Berlin

The cache belonged to German doctor and anatomist Hermann Stieve, who made a deal with the Nazis to collect tissue samples from the dead bodies of their executed prisoners.