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A winter view: Walking the frozen Lake Michigan shoreline

By Howard Meyerson NORTHPORT, MI — As I moved cautiously from one ice knob to another, planting ski poles for added support in the uneven and slippery terrain, the northwest wind seemed intent on pressing southward, blunting the warm glow … Continue reading

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Predator Cricket: Watch out below

A bizarre new cricket species has been discovered by scientists in Venezuala who are working with a BBC film crew in a cave. The cricket swims rather than jumps and is predatory, with a taste for flesh. ”¬†At one point … Continue reading

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Drug resistant bacteria found in 4 million year old cave

Far underground in New Mexico’s Carlsbad Cave system, scientists have discovered drug-resistant microbes, according to National Geographic, which reports that the bacteria coated the walls of a cave 1600 feet below the surface. The discovery took place in Lechuguilla cave, … Continue reading

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