No matter how you slice it, nine months seems like an awful long time to spend cooped up in the womb, even if it is "biologically essential" or "how mammals work." We already know that fetuses kick, stretch, swallow, and even hiccup to pass the time, but sometimes they've just got to yawn.
The longer we watch our primate cousins, the more we realize that all the things that make us uniquely human aren't quite as unique as we thought. The latest discovery reveals chimpanzees give birth in the most human way possible.
Sides for the X-Files movie sequel surfaced on the web today, and they're casting for the part of a gynecologist who likes to stick alien fetuses into women. While we're all for more Mulder and Scully finally getting it on, we sure hope Scully doesn't end up with one of these things in her uterus.