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Brraaiins! How Zombies Overran Pop Culture

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The notion of zombies dates back at least 400 years, but today's walking dead are thoroughly modern monsters, created by open-source collaboration. Here's how zombies have evolved. 



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Pictures: Halloween and Day of the Dead Celebrated Worldwide

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These photos of jack-o'-lanterns, ancestral shrines, and ghoulish costumes are sure to put you in a spooky mood for Halloween 



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For Mental Health, Social Media Removes the Silence (Op-Ed)

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From teenagers to Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, young activists are forging a new platform for mental health support for the texting generation. 



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Infection That Devastates Amphibians, Already in Europe, Could Spread to U.S.

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Fire-bellied newts imported from Asia through the pet trade may be spreading a fungal disease that is killing off fire salamanders in Europe, according to researchers. 



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Rare Look Inside Tiny Mouth Wins 'Small World' Photo Contest

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The winners of this year's Nikon Small World photo competition have been announced. The grand prize goes to a photographer who captured a rare glimpse inside of a rotifer's open mouth. 



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Low oxygen 'delayed life on Earth'

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Animals took so long to evolve and thrive on Earth because of incredibly low levels of oxygen during a period more than a billion years ago, scientists say. 



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High Levels of Dangerous Chemicals Found in Air Near Oil and Gas Sites

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A study of the air near oil and gas drilling sites in five U.S. states found sometimes dangerously high concentrations of chemicals. 




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