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There's Now A UK-Wide Ban on Plastic Microbeads

Now, that's a relief. According to a report published by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, between 16 and 86 tonnes of plastic mi...

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Published: 2018-01-17 09:06 0

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99 Percent of Turtles are Becoming Female Thanks to Global Warming

Why is that a bad thing? Read further. Sex in reptiles are actually determined by the temperature at which the eggs are incubated and not by chromo...

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Published: 2018-01-17 06:06 0

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Lab-Created Human Sperm Cells are Almost Like the Real Thing

Researchers have found that lab-grown sperm specimens can undergo a critical process that ensures the absence of harmful mutations that may be passed...

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Published: 2018-01-17 03:06 0

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Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 to Crash to Earth with Potentially Dangerous Cargo on Board

The Tiangong-1, China’s first unmanned space station, is set to crash to Earth in March of this year. The fragments may carry hydrazine, a chemi...

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Published: 2018-01-17 00:06 0

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Are Sugar Comas Real? Experts Say Yes

A “sugar coma” is no longer just a cutely exaggerated way to say that you’ve eaten too many sweets. How does sugar impact our cog...

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Published: 2018-01-16 19:06 0

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop is Back With Another Bogus and Dangerous Fad

Goop’s so-called “detox guide” is promoting coffee enemas, which are exactly what they sound like. Gwyneth wants you to put what...

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Published: 2018-01-16 16:06 0

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Preventing Menopausal Depression with Hormone Replacement Therapy

Why treat the disorder when you can prevent its onset? It is no secret that some menopausal women can undergo depression when going through such st...

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Published: 2018-01-16 11:06 0

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Wanna See The Arid Sahara Covered in Snow?

Now, that's one rare snowfall blankets. Who wouldn't have known how hot, dry, and generally inhospitable Sahara Desert is? Famous to be covered it sa...

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Published: 2018-01-16 08:06 0

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Did You Know that Narcissists Actually Follow Fellow Narcissists on Instagram?

Sad to say, those who post Instagram selfies are more likely to follow 'arrogant' and 'attention-seeking' users. A study on 276 adult Instagram use...

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Published: 2018-01-16 03:06 0

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Magic Mushrooms in Treating Depression? Here's What You Still Don't Know

Not convinced? You better read on. Scientists from Imperial College London, UK, asked 20 patients with moderate to severe depression to have two th...

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Published: 2018-01-15 22:06 0

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The Eerily Earth-Like Surface of Titan

The surface of Titan looks remarkably like that of Earth’s, with features like cliffs and lakes. Does this mean that if Titan can indeed host li...

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Published: 2018-01-15 17:06 0

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Humpback Whale “Saves” Marine Biologist From Tiger Shark

Video footage shows a humpback whale seemingly pushing marine biologist Nan Hauser away from an approaching tiger shark and into safety. The whale...

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Published: 2018-01-15 14:06 0

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The Ancient Mouth Harp That Still Makes Music

Deep in the Altai Mountains in Russia, archaeologists found a 1,700-year-old mouth harp that was still capable of making sound. A 1,700-year-old mo...

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Published: 2018-01-15 09:06 0

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This Gymnast is “Allergic to Everything”—Even Her Own Hair

A 22-year-old gymnast has a rare and bizarre disorder that has rendered her allergic to just about everything, including her own tears and her own gro...

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Published: 2018-01-15 04:06 0

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Alien Megastructure Star is Just Like Any Other Star, Albeit a Little Weirder

An alien megastructure isn’t what’s causing Tabby Star’s bizaare fluctuations in brightness. It turns out that the real reason is ac...

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Published: 2018-01-14 23:06 0

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