Missing DNA in Apes
Watch this video about humans and apes on HowStuffWorks. Researchers have found a new connection between humans and apes that may explain why human brains have grown so much larger. Learn about the missing DNA in apes in this video from ScienCentral.
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Find out about tax credits for clean energy projects, the State of the World report and a fashion photographer who delivers a shocking environmental message, one month at a time.
Sharks Under Glass: Kinder Gentler Sharks
If you think all sharks are ferocious man eaters, then check out the shark species at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific in this clip from Discovery Channel's "Sharks Under Glass."
GM Crops and Food Safe for Use
GM Crops and Food Safe for Use; Di Ciero Confident in Tests and Research. Brazilian researcher Dr. Luciana Di Ciero describes the process used to test and evaluate genetically modified (GM) foods and crops, and shares her confidence in the safety of biotech products available today.
Sharks Under Glass: Aquarium Maintenance
If you think caring for a goldfish is tough, then try maintaining a tank full of sharks. Learn more about the challenges of aquarium maintenance in this clip from Discovery Channel's "Sharks Under Glass."
Most Outrageous: Largest Home Aquarium
This isn't your grandma's goldfish bowl! It may look like an exhibit at your local aquarium, but it's actually the largest home aquarium. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Most Outrageous."
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