Itchy skin while you’re pregnant

Is it normal to itch all over during pregnancy? It’s normal to feel more itchy while you’re pregnant and this happens to almost one in four women. Your stretching skin or changing hormones may be at least partly to blame. ...

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Spider silk

 Though often feared, most spiders are harmless and actually quite impressive considering the strength and durability of the tangled webs they weave. The silk that spiders produce is five to six times stronger than high-grade steel by weight, and is ...

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Why Do Mosquitoes Buzz in our Ears

The commitment a mother bears her children, biological imperative though it may be, can produce some astounding behavior. Fathers, take note. Not one of the 3,000 known species of mosquitoes features a male willing to dine on blood for his ...

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How Do Animals Walk on Water

 More than 1,200 animal species have evolved the ability to walk on water. Tiny creatures such as insects and spiders can do it, and larger ones such as some reptiles, birds and even mammals have also developed this talent. Though ...

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UGC 10214, Tadpole Galaxy

Against a stunning backdrop of thousands of galaxies, this odd-looking galaxy with the long streamer of stars appears to be racing through space, like a runaway pinwheel firework. This picture of the galaxy UGC 10214 was taken by the Advanced ...

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Alaska – Pavlof Volcano

 Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) photographed these striking views of Pavlof Volcano on May 18, 2013. The oblique perspective from the ISS reveals the three dimensional structure of the ash plume, which is often obscured by the top-down ...

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NGC 4676, The Mice

The Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), the newest camera on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, has captured a spectacular pair of galaxies engaged in a celestial dance of cat and mouse or, in this case, mouse and mouse. Located 300 million ...

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Cone Nebula, NGC 2264

Resembling a nightmarish beast rearing its head from a crimson sea, this monstrous object is actually an innocuous pillar of gas and dust. Called the Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) — so named because, in ground-based images, it has a conical ...

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Activity at Kliuchevskoi

 When viewing conditions are favorable, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) can take unusual and striking images of the Earth. This photograph provides a view of an eruption plume emanating from Kliuchevskoi, one of the many active volcanoes on ...

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55 Cancri f

55 Cancri f is an extrasolar planet approximately 41 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Cancer (the Crab). 55 Cancri f is the fourth known planet (in order of distance) from the star 55 Cancri.Since the planet was ...

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Thunderhead Over Western Colorado

  This photo showing part of Grand Junction, Colorado, being pummeled by a lightning bolt was captured during an extremely active thunderstorm on the night of September 13, 2013. The mighty cloud-to-ground strike illuminated much of the cloud and a ...

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Love

Special thanks to Elisabeta Cotlarciuc , who kindly shared this lovely subject with us   LOVE Please conjugate the verb to love me But it starts with your person … Our hyphenated – day The rest of your life when ...

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Tiny Frog Hears with its Mouth

While we humans need every organ of our body, animals seem to adapt and even thrive when they are missing body parts that we consider crucial to survive – There is the Borneo frog that breathes without lungs, the ice ...

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