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Little Bloodsuckers Offer Big Insights Into Human Evolution

LiveScience | Wynne Parry | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Clues to human evolution generally come from fossils left by ancestors and the molecular trail encoded in the human genome as i...

Common Parasite Has Bizarre Effect On Rodents' Brains

natureheader | Eliot Barford | Posted 09.19.2013 | Science

A parasite that infects up to one-third of people around the world may have the ability to permanently alter a specific brain function in mice, accord...

Crusaders' Poop Puts Medieval Life In Unflattering Light

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

Intestinal parasites have been found lurking in ancient poop in the toilet of a medieval castle in western Cyprus, scientists report. The findings p...

Unity, Balance, and Power

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The notion that parasites are ravaging populations -- and clearly, they are -- is hard to reconcile with the already-impressive and fast-accumulating evidence that the aftermath of eradicating parasites is ravaging other populations.

Media Bombshell: Koch Brothers To Dictate Radical Changes at LA Times

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

A document obtained today by this reporter reveals that right-wing Texas billionaire brothers Charles and Bill Koch, rumored for months to be planning a takeover of the venerable Los Angeles Times, are secretly detailing changes they intend to make after they assume control.

PHOTOS: Freaky Parasite Found In Supermarket Fish

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.18.2013 | Weird News

Mealbreaker (n.): a nasty, non-edible surprise found in food while it is being eaten; often lawsuit-provoking, sometimes fabricated, always disgusting...

The Orchid Thief: a Tiny Insect Invades Florida's Swamps

OnEarth | Posted 03.24.2013 | Green
OnEarth

Already beleaguered by flower snatchers and threatened by habitat destruction and climate change, Florida's wild orchids now face the dreaded boisduval scale.

A Beer For The Guys -- A Leech For The 911 Caller

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

While Crowley gets the 15 minutes of White House fame -- and a free beer -- that he inveigled out of the President -- perhaps a decent lawyer will come forward and offer to represent Lucia Whalen.