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If Birth Control Were Free, Which Type Would You Choose?

Originally published on May 24, 2012, on bedsider.org. In terms of effectiveness, not all birth control methods are created equal. And if there was any doubt as to which methods stand out in that a…

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37 Percent of U.S. Babies Are “a Surprise”

Originally published on July 24, 2012, on bedsider.org. New data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) tell us that 37 percent of all babies born to 15-44-year-old women bet…

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Male Birth Control Gel?

Originally published on July 5, 2012, on bedsider.org. Could it be that, finally, after all these years, a new birth control method for dudes is on the scene? Kinda sounds like, it based on recent …

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Lions and Humans Battle in Namibia

Adult lions are at the top of the food chain and have no natural enemies, except human beings. But for lions of Namibia, that enemy has become a huge problem. African farmers kill hundreds of them eve…

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Rare Starfish Found on Peru’s Coast

Peruvian marine biologists discover three rare species of starfish in the Pacific Ocean. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "1mNFxKEsyzfdBUgP", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds…

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Huge Glacier Collapse in Argentina

Tourists in Argentina have been treated to a spectacular natural phenomenon when a major portion of the country's famed Perito Moreno glacier collapsed into Lake Argentina. Huge chunks of ice crashed …

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Possible Cause for Bizarre Bird Migrations

Endangered whooping cranes flew 2,500 miles from Canada to Texas, where they usually spend the whole winter. Instead, they pecked around for a short time and flew back. Scientists believe it may be be…

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Lioness Gives Birth to Tigons in China

China states that a lioness there has given birth to two mixed lion-tiger cubs and a pure-bred lion cub all in the same litter, marking a world first. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = …

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Activists Clash with Japanese Whalers

Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd releases new footage of clashes at sea with Japanese whalers, including one of their members being knocked off a jet ski by a water cannon. Simon Hanna reports. Scie…

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Bulldog Becomes Mom for Wild Piglets

Baby, a French bulldog turns surrogate mother for a litter of wild boar piglets in Germany, even when the piglets are almost as large as their adopted mom. Odd News by NewsLook var nl_rand =…

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