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  • Twins in Space

    Astronaut twin study could help trip to Mars: Bob's blog

    by Bob McDonald

    American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend a year aboard the International Space Station. Meanwhile, Kelly’s identical twin brother Mark will be monitored on the ground in the first twin study of its kind.

    Posted: Mar 27, 2015 10:31 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2015 11:57 AM
  • Carnufex carolinensis

    This Week: Giant Creatures from the Past

    by Quirks & Quarks

    This past week brought us two of the most unusual fossils yet. One was a giant primitive amphibian - a "super salamander" - 2 metres long, that lived in lakes and rivers, the other was a huge land-dwelling, crocodile-like beast - known as the "Carolina butcher" - that stood on two legs.

    Posted: Nov 25, 2014 4:26 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 25, 2015 3:33 PM
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    iTunes has chosen Quirks & Quarks as the Best Classic Podcast of 2014

    Posted: Dec 10, 2014 11:31 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 20, 2015 4:19 PM
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