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The Kindness of Bonobos: Why “Human Decency” isn’t Unique to Humans

Bonobos are capable of being kind to complete strangers, even when there’s no benefit to it.     Is kindness a uniquely human tra...

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Published: 2017-11-19 21:31 0

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Physical Attraction isn’t All About Looks, According to Science

A pretty face isn’t the only thing that makes people attractive, scientists have found. Our voice and smell also play a significant role in phys...

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Published: 2017-11-19 18:31 0

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If Music Gives You Chills, It May be Because Your Brain is Special

If you get goosebumps when you listen to music, then it’s likely that your brain is wired differently. It also means that you have higher emotio...

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Published: 2017-11-19 11:31 0

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The Journey of a Jurassic "Sea Monster" that Led it To India

In a small village of Lodai in India, a fully intact marine dinosaur fossil that roamed the seas 150 million years ago has been recently found. The...

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Published: 2017-11-19 08:31 0

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Lab-Grown "Killer Mosquitoes": Our Hope To Eradicating the Disease They Carry?

Small but terrible. Although mosquitoes are tiny, they are dangerous, and rightfully so. As carriers of many diseases such as malaria, yellow fever,...

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Published: 2017-11-19 07:31 0

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Gluten May Not be to Blame for Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Short-chain carbohydrates, not gluten, may be what’s triggering your non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Can't have what your friends are having a...

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Published: 2017-11-19 04:31 0

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How Long Can Microorganisms Live on Mars?

Scientists have found that microorganisms can survive in the harsh surface conditions of Mars for millions of years, which is much longer than previou...

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Published: 2017-11-19 00:31 0

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Straight Outta Your Nightmares: Rare “Prehistoric” Shark with 300 Teeth Seen Off Portugal

A rarely-seen shark species that once occupied the world alongside dinosaurs--and may have inspired maritime myths of sea serpents--has been caught of...

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Published: 2017-11-18 20:31 0

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Archaeologists Discover the Earliest Evidence of Winemaking

We don’t usually think of Stone Age people to be particularly refined, but archaeologists have discovered that the fine art of winemaking likely...

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Published: 2017-11-18 13:31 0

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The Secret of the Rare, Age-Defying Amish Gene Mutation

A rare gene mutation that arose in an Amish population seems to be able to extend life spans by ten years and even protect against diabetes. A gene...

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Published: 2017-11-18 07:31 0

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Doxxing: Why People Expose Others’ Personal Information Online

Researchers take a scientific approach to explaining the modern-day phenomenon of doxxing, wherein someone maliciously publicizes a person’s pri...

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Published: 2017-11-18 04:31 0

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The “Virtual Nation” of Asgardia Sends Its First Satellite to Space

The Space Kingdom of Asgardia has just crossed a significant milestone: it launched its first satellite on November 12. Is this the early beginnings o...

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Published: 2017-11-18 01:31 0

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Earth-Sized World May be the Nearest Exoplanet Able to Support Life

At just 11 light years away. the exoplanet Ross 128b may be the closest planet to Earth that can support life, making it a prime target for the search...

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Published: 2017-11-17 22:31 0

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Did Humans Evolve Only in Africa? Hominin Skull Found in China May Suggest Otherwise

One widely accepted theory in human evolution is that modern humans evolved in Africa. However, a new analysis of an ancient hominin skull may force u...

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Published: 2017-11-17 19:31 0

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Brain Damage Due to Concussion May be Repaired by Inhaling Pure Oxygen!

Does it work? Let's find out! While common in contact sports, concussions can sometimes lead to long-term symptoms like headaches, mood changes, sl...

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Published: 2017-11-17 16:31 0

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