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The Older You Get, the More Likely It Is You’ll Have Mutated ‘Selfish’ Sperm Cells



It’s well established that older men are more likely to pass on a genetic disorder to their offspring, but we’re learning more about why this happens: As men age, their sperm mutates more frequently. This is bad news for men who want to have children later in life.

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You Can Now Sleep In This trippy Airbnb Bedroom Based on a Van Gogh Painting



If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to see the world through the crazy eyes of very crazy Vincent Van Gogh, now you can. The Art Institute of Chicago built a life-size replica of Van Gogh’s popular painting, Bedroom In Arles.

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You Can Now Sleep In This trippy Airbnb Bedroom Based on a Van Gogh Painting



If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to see the world through the crazy eyes of very crazy Vincent Van Gogh, now you can. The Art Institute of Chicago built a life-size replica of Van Gogh’s popular painting, Bedroom In Arles.

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What Happens When You Keep Fruit Flies in Total Darkness for 60 Years



Since 1954, Kyoto University has been managing a population of fruit flies, living in total darkness. Now, after interbreeding some of these “dark flies” with regular flies, the researchers are learning more about the genetic adaptations taking place when fruit flies are kept entirely in the dark.

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