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The bloggers at Bayblab have developed a test to see how well you know your evolutionary relationships. Go on over there to guess if the organisms in the pictures are more related to humans or to fruit flies.

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The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

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