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No Need To Cough Or Sneeze, Merely Breathing Can Spread The Flu!

Oh, you feel like coughing or sneezing? "Cover your mouth!" they say so that you won't spread the virus. But what if I tell you that you can spread th...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-31 13:16 0

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Here's How A Salt-Rich Diet Affects Your Brain

Beyond heart problems and high blood pressure, here's what you should know. Researchers fed mice a super salty diet to know its effects on the brai...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-31 08:16 0

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Groundbreaking: Scientists Successfully Clone Two Monkeys

Scientists claim to have successfully cloned two long-tailed macaques using the same technique that produced Dolly the sheep over two decades ago. Are...

LEARN

Published: 2018-01-31 03:16 0

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Women Show More Brain Activity Than Men When Sexually Aroused, Study Finds

Women’s brains are actually more active than men’s during periods of sexual arousal. Does this mean that women think about sex more? Ho...

LEARN

Published: 2018-01-30 22:16 0

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Humanity Star: Humbling Lesson or “Space Graffiti”?

Rocket Lab’s Humanity Star was supposed to remind us of our “fragile place in the universe”. Astronomers, however, think it’s...

WTF

Published: 2018-01-30 17:16 0

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Wanna Get Mosquitoes to Leave You Alone? Swatting at Them Works

Mosquitoes are actually capable of learning, which is good news if you’re a mosquito magnet who gets eaten alive at every barbecue. Do mosqui...

LEARN

Published: 2018-01-30 12:16 0

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U.K. Now Have a Minister for Loneliness!

Finally, a government that understands! This all started when Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness--established by U.K. lawmaker Jo Cox before her assas...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-30 07:16 0

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Novel Nanoparticle Spray to Prevent Heart Damage?

Who would've thought puffing particles could soon treat heart failure? Just breath in deeply! Heart failure is the deterioration of the heart subse...

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Published: 2018-01-30 02:16 0

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Ever Seen A Butterfly Wing Transplant? Here's One

Don't worry, it ended amazingly successful! This is a "love story" between Romy McCloskey and butterflies. It started when when she came across a pai...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-29 21:16 0

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"Baby Brain" Is Real: Pregnancy and How it Affects the Brain

Pregnancy is notorious for having all sorts of strange effects on the body. We've known the good 'ol morning sickness or even the heightened sense o...

LEARN

Published: 2018-01-29 16:16 0

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Swipe Left? Chickens Prefer Beautiful Humans

About 8,000 years ago, chickens descended from the red jungle fowl of Southeast Asia. These domesticated animals (birds, generally) are actually amazi...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-29 11:16 0

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Saving Thousands of Baby Bats, One at a Time

She isn't a veterinarian nor a wildlife official! 11 years ago, Denise Wade started rehabilitating and taking care of flying foxes. It all started...

LEARN

Published: 2018-01-29 06:16 0

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This is Why You Shouldn't Hold Back a Sneeze

Surprise, surprise,  one man ruptured his throat! Yes, you read that right, a 34-year-old patient had problems a.k.a. swallowing difficulties...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-29 03:16 0

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We Are Actually More Genetically Similar To Our Friends Than Random Strangers

What better way to bond with your friends than have similar genes? Previous research have already shown how people seemed to be genetically similar...

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Published: 2018-01-28 22:16 0

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Surgeons Perform the First-Ever Double Face Transplant

Doctors have successfully completed a man’s second face transplant after the first one was rejected by the patient’s body. How will thi...

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Published: 2018-01-28 17:16 0

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