20 December, 2012 – This Week in Science

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Wild Sex, Emerging From Rocks, Smarter Spiders, Lying Cheating Males, Rare Meteorite, New Matter, Engineering Algae, And Much More…

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How we got life from rocks.

BLair’s Animal Corner
Just what we need – smarter spiders!
A new species of spider builds a decoy of itself to keep paper wasps from eating them. Forget world robot domination, spider domination!

Male birds are liars!
Male zebra finches will trick unknown females with song to appear more fit than they really are. However, females that are already familiar with the males are not fooled.

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Meteorite in the Sierras!

New matter, new magnets.

Designing drugs to beat cancer.

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