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snake eating embryos

RUN AWAY When predatory snakes take a bite out of clusters of unhatched red-eyed tree frog embryos, some manage to escape the slaughter by wriggling out of their eggs to safety. 

eye detecting a photon

FLASH OF LIGHT  People were able to detect single photons in a recent study, indicating that human eyes are sensitive to individual particles of light.

wolves

MIXED UP  Eastern wolves (second from left) and red wolves (second from right) might be better described as mixtures between gray wolves (far left) and coyotes (far right) rather than distinct species, a new genetic analysis suggests.

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