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New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz

The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Biodiversity: Why the extinction crisis isn't as bad as you thought - New Scientist

New Scientist
You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the biodiversity crisis. Since about 1500, expanding human activity has condemned vast numbers of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles to an early grave. Now worries have spread to ...

The neurobiology of fruit fly courtship helps illuminates human ... - Medical Xpress

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Two fruit flies meet in an acrylic mating chamber and check each other out. It's the insect version of speed dating for science.
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FDA Fact Sheet about HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

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Commonly asked questions about HPV (human papillomavirus) that is passed on through genital contact. From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in PDF format.

CDC: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page about HPV, the sexually transmitted disease that is linked to cervical cancer. Includes a CDC fact sheet, information about the vaccine, and resources in Spanish.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cancer: Questions and Answers
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Fact sheet from the National Cancer Institute about precancerous cervical conditions, risk factors, screening, and treatment. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Genital Warts
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FAQs about the HPV virus, from the U.S. National Women's Health Information Center.

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Outlines different processes for duplicating biological material. Discusses ethical, legal, and social issues.

Fact Sheet
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Description and images.

Termite Fact Sheet
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Covering biology and control measures.

Wikipedia: Human Papillomavirus
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Article about the DNA-based viruses that infect the skin and mucous membranes of humans and some animals.

Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
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Includes information on the sperm whale such as physical description, dize, diet, fins and flukes, feeding, and mating habits.

Juniperus virginiana Fact Sheet
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Description and images.

Fact Sheet No. 1: Yellow Starthistle
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Photographs and information about the origins of the plant and the problems it causes. Analysis of several control measures. From University of California Cooperative Extension.