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Genes For Blindness? Iconic Kiwi Birds May be Evolving to Losing their Eyesight

Blind but perfectly healthy. Okarito brown kiwis (Apteryx rowi) is the New Zealand's pride.  Known to be flightless and nocturnal, these endan...

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Published: 2017-10-01 17:57 0

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Legal Cannabis on Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Prescription drug overdose is a huge problem in the United States. In 2015, more than 33,000 people were killed by opioids alone (this includes stre...

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Published: 2017-10-01 14:57 0

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Accepting the Inevitable Death with New Chatbots' Help

"I'm here if you need to talk." Now here's the undeniable truth of this universe: we're all dying. Rest assured everyone dies soon, whether we want t...

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Published: 2017-10-01 13:57 0

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Purrfect! "Neko Atsume" Will Make Our Cat Dreams Come True with Its VR Version!

This is not a drill. Cat lovers, does the game Neko Atsume ring a bell? Well, this kitty app was just about to get a VR version! Neko Atsume, dev...

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Published: 2017-10-01 10:57 0

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Robot Delivery!: Transporting and Picking Up Cargo in Your Blood with a DNA Strand Machine

Just as how we've created robots to explore places too distant for humans to search, such as the deep sea, advancements on minuscule robotics could...

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Published: 2017-10-01 09:57 0

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Why Wildlife Rangers Do What They Do

Wildlife rangers have a tough job—and not many benefits. So why do they do what they do?   Chris Galliers©Game Rangers Association...

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Published: 2017-10-01 08:57 0

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An Animal Within an Animal: What a New Hermit Crab Species Uses as Its House

A newly discovered hermit crab species can live inside the cavity of a walking coral, exhibiting a symbiotic relationship.   Diogenes heterop...

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Published: 2017-10-01 05:57 0

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Did This Neanderthal Boy Grow Like Human Children Do?

Analysis of the skeleton of a Neanderthal boy shows that long childhoods aren't unique to modern humans.   Researcher Antonio Rosas with the...

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Published: 2017-10-01 04:57 0

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Predicting Big Earthquakes Isn't Possible, Scientists Say

All earthquakes, big or small, begin in the same way. This makes it unlikely that predicting big earthquakes will be possible—at least not in th...

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Published: 2017-10-01 01:57 0

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Age Matters: Old Fathers and Old Mothers on Genetic Mutations

Society has long and constantly pressured ageing women to having kids as early as possible due to health concerns on their offspring. And while your w...

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Published: 2017-10-01 00:57 0

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Meet the Sun-Like Star that Ate Its Own Planetary Children

Star: HD 240430. Nickname: Kronos. Now here's something you don't get to read everyday--twinkling travel buddies go through galaxies about 320 light...

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Published: 2017-09-30 21:57 0

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Damaging Gender Stereotypes Ingrained To Kids Around the World!

As early as age 10! A recent study utilized 450 children aged 10 to 14 from 15 countries--high, middle and low-income--across different cultures in...

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Published: 2017-09-30 20:57 0

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Extend Your Life with Mundane, Daily Exercise

Just go walk to work or clean your house; it helps. The World Health Organisation recommend adults (18 to 64 years old) to have at least 150 minutes...

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Published: 2017-09-30 17:57 0

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Why Twin Studies are So Important to Science

Twin studies may be the key to the ultimate test of facial recognition software: being able to tell identical twins apart.     Jeffery...

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Published: 2017-09-30 16:57 0

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The Ship Graveyard With 2,500 Years' Worth of Wrecks

A large maritime archaeology project has turned up over 60 well-preserved shipwrecks in a Black Sea ship graveyard.   An Ottoman empire ship...

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Published: 2017-09-30 13:57 0

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