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The top 10 stories on our radar today. 

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  1. Slug Squirts Boogers at Enemies

    “Sea hares fool hungry predators with a sticky secretion that deactivates their sense of smell, scientists say.” BBC

  2. First Love Child of Human, Neanderthal Found

    “The skeletal remains of an individual living in northern Italy 40,000-30,000 years ago are believed to be that of a human/Neanderthal hybrid, according to a paper in PLoS ONE.” Discovery

  3. How Earth’s Crust Forms

    “One of the Earth’s best-ever baby pictures reveals how crust forms at the biggest volcanic feature on the planet.” Live Science

  4. Saturn Rings Are 4 Billion Years Old

    “The rings around Saturn are bodies that have been around for more than 4 billion years, from a time when the solar system was in its infancy, according to NASA.” Nature World News

  5. Trilobites Rocked Spots

    “These ancient arthropods may have used their spots as camouflage, a new study says.” National Geographic

  6. Ancient Penguins in Africa

    “Newly found fossils confirm that as many as four penguin species coexisted in Africa in the past. But why the diversity declined to only a single species today is a mystery; researchers think sea level could be to blame.” RedOrbit

  7. Photos: A Row Over Tony, a Tiger

    “A Bengal-Siberian tiger who lives at a truck stop in southern Louisiana is at the center of a costly and complicated legal dispute.” New York Times

  8. Japanese Ghost Town

    “Google Street view provides a glimpse of the eerily empty streets of Namie, a town deep in the evacuation zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.” New York Times

  9. Genetic-Based Advertising

    “If you thought personalized advertising based on your Facebook status updates, Gmail content or online browsing behavior was creepy, just you wait. The era of genetic-based advertising is coming, and it could be
    just as profitable.” Wired

  10. Easter Egg Birth—Live

    Watch a live-stream this morning that shows baby geese hatching. If you’ve missed it, check out the other little baby animal videos on the site. Adorable! Channel 4
    Just for Fun