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- •Scientists helped a horde of cannibal ants escape from a Soviet nuclear bunker
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- •Female vampire bats regurgitate bloody dinners for their starving girlfriends
- •Horseshoe crab blood is rare but crucial for medicine, so this scientist came up with a solution
"I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than tennis."
Naked mole rats look like walking steamed spring rolls (with tails). But, beneath their translucent skin, they have a 35 million year old superpower: they are super carbon dioxide breathers (trust us, they’re joining the Avengers).
THE MOLE—as in 6.02214076×10^23, the unit in chemistry used to count really really tiny stuff like atoms and molecules.