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shutterstock_11931994.jpgPlatypus peculiarity is genome-deep. NY Times Trickle-down pollution: Melting glaciers are exposing penguins to DDT. New Scientist Nanoholes let more light spill out of LEDs. Guardian Funeral options: burial, cremation, or alkaline hydrolysis. LA Times First they went for the catalytic converters. Then they were after bronze statues. Now what's the hot ticket with enterprising theives? Restaurant grease. NPR Canadian researchers hope algae can suck up the carbon dioxide generated in oil extraction. CNet World science: Which countries are publishing the most scientific papers? In the Pipeline Games for geeks: predicting protein folding for sport. Foldit via Slashdot