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Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos. Photo: Karen DeWitt

Women's health law shows a rift in NY Senate coalition

A rift is appearing in the New York State Senate's new bipartisan leadership coalition. Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos says he's strongly opposed to Gov. Cuomo's reproductive health act, saying it would lead to too many late term abortions.

Pro-choice lawmakers and advocates say they disagree with the Senator's interpretation. And the leading Democrat in the leadersship council has been a strong supporter of the act.  Go to full article
Haircap moss, showing both "generations." Photo: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fabelfroh">Kristian Peters</a>, CC <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:GNU_Free_Documentation_License">some rights reserved</a>
Haircap moss, showing both "generations." Photo: Kristian Peters, CC some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Alternation of generations

What if people gave birth to puppies, and those puppies in turn gave birth to people? That's similar to what some species, such as haircap moss, do. Each alternate generation has a different form and function. Dr Curt Stager and Martha Foley explore the biological oddity "alternation of generations."  Go to full article

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