Many animals endemic to islands have gone the proverbial "way of the dodo", including, well, the dodo. Island species face some of the toughest climate and human-induced challenges, and some of them just don't make it out alive. But new research shows how one strange creature -- the solenodon -- was able to escape extinction by being hungry.
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While space can destroy us in myriad ways, it's never been credited with making anything more adorable. That's all changed now thanks to an experiment in which researchers at Tufts University sent flatworms to the International Space Station (ISS). Microgravity seems to have impacted the creepy-crawlies in some seriously cute ways, even turning one worm into a double-headed, googly-eyed monster. Awww.