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Why You’ll Never Look at Little Red Riding Hood the Same Way Again

Okay, so this is COOL. Using techniques developed for the study of evolutionary biology, scientists have traced certain folk stories back to the Bronze Age. Stories, in their telling and retelling, accumulate changes in plot, characters, and settings. In fact, they behave a lot like living organisms, which build up mutations in the genes that … Continue reading Why You’ll Never Look at Little Red Riding Hood the Same Way Again »

Scientists Discover Massive Alien Artifact* In Deep Space

KIC 8462852, a star situated 1,480 light-years away dims drastically every few years in a pattern that doesn’t show up anywhere else across 150,000 stars we’ve studied. And scientists have a theory why…