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  1. Honeybees Trained in Croatia to Find Landmines

    “Croatian researchers are training bees to find unexploded mines littering their country and the rest of the Balkans.” Associated Press
    Animals

  2. World’s Smallest Liquid Droplets Created

    “Scientists think they’ve created the smallest drops of liquid ever—the size of only three to five protons.” Live Science
    Science

  3. When Did Humans Begin Hurling Spears?

    “A new study of impact marks on the bones of ancient prey shows that such sophisticated killing techniques go back at least 90,000 years ago in Africa and offers a new method of determining how prehistoric hunters made their kills.” ScienceNow
    Ancient

  4. Anteater Virgin Birth?

    “Armani the anteater’s surprising pregnancy has sparked a debate over what animals are capable of when it comes to sex.” NBC News
    Animals

  5. Agriculture in China Predates Domesticated Rice

    Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that people living in Xincun 5,000 years ago may have practiced agriculture before the arrival of domesticated rice in the region. PLOS One
    Ancient

  6. Mice, Gerbils Perish in Russia Space Flight

    “A number of mice and eight gerbils sent into space in a Russian capsule destined to find out how well organisms can withstand extended flights perished during their journey, scientists said Sunday as the month-long mission touched back down on Earth.” PhysOrg
    Space

  7. GPS System Can Predict Post-Quake Tsunami

    “A ‘GPS shield’ that could warn populations of tsunami threats has been the dream of disaster preparedness at least since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that killed about 230,000 people over a vast region.”
    Los Angeles Times
    Tech

  8. Brightest Moon Blast Recorded

    “A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, igniting an explosion so bright that anyone looking up at the right moment might have spotted it, NASA announced.” National Geographic
    Space

  9. First Crane Egg in 400 Years Laid

    “Nesting cranes have laid the first egg in southern Britain in more than
    400 years.” BBC
    Animals

  10. How Do Feathers Work?

    A golden eagle and a slow motion camera help shed some light on how a large bird carries its frame through the air. Youtube
    Just for Fun