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Starbirth After the Inexorable Collision of Two Galaxies

The collision of two distinct galaxies has given rise to perfect conditions for starbirth.   An infant star surrounded by dust [Image by ESO/...

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Published: 2017-10-11 21:21 0

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Reconstructing a 16th Century Warship With 3D Modeling

Archaeologists are reconstructing a well-preserved Swedish warship with the help of deep-sea scans and 3D modeling.   There's a diver around...

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Published: 2017-10-11 20:21 0

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Human Impact is Also Affecting the Frequency of Earthquakes, Scientists Say

Researchers have found that human impact has had something to do with several earthquakes that have occurred over the past 150 years.   Have...

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Published: 2017-10-11 17:21 0

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Remembering Sputnik 1: Earth's First Man-Made Satellite

On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, a satellite the size of a beach ball. Let's commemorate the 60th anniversary of the launch of...

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Published: 2017-10-11 16:21 0

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Hitching Rides, The Japanese Marine Animals' Way: Straight to US!

An epic 7000-kilometre trip across the Pacific Ocean. Travel goals! If you can remember the massive Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 2011, well, yo...

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Published: 2017-10-11 13:21 0

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Our Plastics are Hunting Us Again--They're Now Invading Our Dear Fishes' Brains!

I just can't stress enough how fvcked we are. Well, let me go straight to the point: the tiny plastic particles called “nanoplastics” may...

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Published: 2017-10-11 12:21 0

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Cool Fishnados are at it Again in Mexico's Coastal City

It's raining cats and dogs? Implausible! More like it's raining fishes! (And no, sharknados aren't real--it's a slightly different thing.) Touchdown,...

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Published: 2017-10-11 11:21 0

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Whistle While You Work: Fishermen's Dolphin Helpers Have Their Own Accent!

I don't what's more incredible--the fact that they truly help people catch another sea creature or that they've managed to have a unique accent to set...

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Published: 2017-10-11 10:21 0

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Scientists Went to Next-Level Fish Gazing to Know about Guppies' Personalities

Why is that fish afraid of tomorrow? Because it's Fry-day! It was previously suggested that Trinidadian guppies have a “simple spectrum&rdquo...

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Published: 2017-10-11 09:21 0

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Goodbye Parties? Sad Truth on Hangovers and Getting Older

Yes, that pain intensifies with age. And your liver's just one of the culprits. Ohhh, bad headache? Did you have too much fun last night? Too much...

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Published: 2017-10-11 06:21 0

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Can We Truly Live Very Long And Prosper?

The longest human lifespan ever recorded was of Jeanne Calment from Arles, France. She has lived for 122 years and 164 days before bidding her last go...

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Published: 2017-10-11 05:21 0

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"Personal Space Robot": Social Anxious People's Dream Come True?

ONE! PERSONAL SPACE! TWO! PERSONAL SPACE! THREE! YOU GET THAT RIGHT, PERSONAL SPACE! Has it ever occurred to you during a party how perfect the eve...

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Published: 2017-10-11 02:21 0

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One of the Great Lakes is Now Covered with Green Algae and It's Not Looking Good

Literally and figuratively... Lake Erie is the fourth largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America. It is surrounded by...

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Published: 2017-10-11 01:21 0

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Grass-Fed Cows Won't Help You Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

Eating grass-fed beef isn't the best way to reduce your carbon footprint, researchers have found. Reducing global livestock consumption is likely to b...

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Published: 2017-10-10 18:21 0

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Who Gave Humanity the Genital Herpes Virus?

Scientists have discovered the ancient hominin species that gave Homo erectus the genital herpes virus.   A cast of a P. boisei skull, used...

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Published: 2017-10-10 16:21 0

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