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evolution birds walk science weird - 7401214720
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The crouched stance developed to compensate for the growth of larger forelimbs that eventually made flight possible, according to new research that digitally "fleshed out" fossils to show physical changes over the eons as bipedal dinosaurs evolved into birds.
levitation drugs acoustic weird - 6958766336
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Using sound waves to levitate individual droplets of solutions containing pharmaceutical drugs and drying them in mid-air. Why do this? This is useful because most of the drugs on the market are either amorphous or crystalline and the crystalline form doesn't get absorbed by the body. So levitating the solution allows the drug to be made into an amorphous state (by evaporation) because if it were to touch any surface it would simply crystallize.
worms wtf science fossils weird - 7148304384
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The animal has been identified as Spartobranchus tenuis, a species from the Cambrian period that was previously unknown to science. The odd-looking creature was an ancient relative of acorn worms that exist today, according to researchers.
jobs kids teachers weird - 7074556416
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User Note: My cousin and I are both teachers. She, up until this year, was teaching 2nd grade and now teaches 6th. I teach at a high school.