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Unique fossil captures spider’s 99-million-year-old erection

February 11, 2016

By Jillian Jennett Staff Writer A 99-million-year old ancestor of the harvestman spider, better known as the “Daddy Longlegs,” was fossilized in amber and all it got was a perfectly preserved, fully erect penis. The spider...

Duck, duck, don’t

November 18, 2015

By Danielle Annecston Contributing Writer It’s that time of year again when everyone breaks out their scarves and winter coats. Walking down the street, I see down-feathered coat after down-feathered coat, yet people are no...

Is the plague making a comeback?

November 4, 2015

By Shen Gao Staff Writer Recently, a case of the bubonic plague has been confirmed by authorities in Oregon. The patient infected was believed to have contracted the disease from a flea bite during a hunting trip. Within the pa...

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