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New Data Shows Supermassive Black Holes Grow Faster Than Previously Thought
January 17, 2013, Nina Sen, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor
Scientists previously thought supermassive black holes, located at the center of galaxies, increased their mass in step with the growth of their host galaxy. View Full Article »
What's the Leading Cause of Death for the Elderly?
January 15, 2013, Life's Little Mysteries Staff
Surpisingly, it's something that can easily be avoided. View Full Article »
Scientists Catch Virus in the Act of Infecting a Cell
January 14, 2013, Nina Sen, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor
The researchers found that the T7 virus has six tail fibers folded back against its capsid. View Full Article »
What's So Special About Darwin's Finches?
January 13, 2013, Robin Lloyd, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor
People refer to "Darwin's finches" from time to time as a symbol of evolution in the Galapagos Islands, but the father of evolutionary theory actually dropped the ball on those birds, collecting better... View Full Article »
Scientists Create Giant Tobacco Plants That Remain Young
January 13, 2013, Nina Sen, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor
Normal tobacco plants grow for only about four months, then flower and die. View Full Article »