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A LITTLE DROP WILL DO YOU  A little resveratrol may go a long way toward preventing colon cancer. Small doses of the chemical found in red wine and grapes may be better than big ones, researchers find. Researchers caution, however, against tippling: Alcohol in wine actually promotes colon cancer.

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BLACK AND WHITE  Stink bug moms lay darker eggs on the top surfaces of leaves (right) than on the undersides of leaves (left). The darker eggs receive more protection from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays. 

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GOTCHA  A mosquito’s quest for a blood meal is so much more intricate than just flying toward an exhalation of carbon dioxide.

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