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Archive for January, 2012

1 Jan

Weekend Link Love

weekend link loveHow producing “ethical, zero-harm” plant food for vegans and vegetarians kills more animals than, well, actually killing animals for the purpose of eating them. How’s that blood-soaked tofu burger taste? (Kidding. Kinda.)

What twins can tell us about epigenetics.

Scientists finally figured out that red deer – and most likely the other large mammals from wintry climates – actively lower their body temperatures (through such nifty tricks as eating snow) to conserve energy in response to winter and food scarcity, not as an inadvertent reaction to it.

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