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Plasma Technology May Make it Possible to Make Oxygen on Mars

Building a future colony on Mars just became more of a possibility because of findings that plasma technology can enable colonists to produce oxygen o...

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Published: 2017-11-05 04:21 0

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Get Weed From Yeast! GM Yeast That Produces Compounds Found In Cannabis

As countries around the world are starting to see the benefits of cannabis, ways to produce it are getting wider and wider. From outdoor growing wit...

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Published: 2017-11-05 01:21 0

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Under the Sea: Oysters Can Hear And It's Not Good News

A new study shows that oysters can "hear" without actually having ears. This study, published in the journal PLos ONE, suggests that hearing is a bi...

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Published: 2017-11-04 22:21 0

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A Brand New Life for the Peculiarly Beautiful Piles of Rubbish

Now for your not-so-orthodox aesthetically pleasing photographs. A subject no one would bat an eye to: your good old trash! Why would even want to...

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Published: 2017-11-04 19:21 0

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First Nations Community Fights to Save the Rare Spirit Bear

The spirit bear, also known as the Kermode bear, is traditionally considered to be sacred to First Nations people. One First Nations community is now...

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Published: 2017-11-04 16:21 0

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Are Intelligent Aliens Trapped in Ice-Covered Oceans?

Scientists offer the possibility that if there are intelligent aliens in our galaxy, they may be swimming in cold, dark oceans covered by miles of ice...

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Published: 2017-11-04 10:21 0

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Could a Machine Have its Own Consciousness?

Building a conscious machine isn’t possible just yet, but it may be in the future. What would it take for robots to have consciousness? &nbs...

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Published: 2017-11-04 07:21 0

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How a Teenaged Astronomer Made an Astounding Discovery

Over a hundred years ago, a relatively unknown teenager from Spain documented a rare solar flare. Though mostly forgotten in the past century, the tee...

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Published: 2017-11-04 04:21 0

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Do We Have a Natural Fear of Snakes and Spiders?

Is the fear of snakes and spiders something we learn due to external factors, or something we’re born with?   Trigger warning: lots of cr...

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Published: 2017-11-04 01:21 0

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Medical Care in Space: When Astronauts Get Sick

Yes, astronauts can get sick in space. Scientists are now looking for unconventional ways to treat illnesses while working around the absence of gravi...

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Published: 2017-11-03 22:21 0

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Dolphins May Get Alzheimer’s Disease as Well, New Study Shows

This is the first time that Alzheimer’s disease has been detected in wild animals.     Alzheimer’s is one of the more deva...

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Published: 2017-11-03 13:21 0

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The Humongous Planet Orbiting a Tiny Star

An exoplanet that’s far bigger than its host star has left scientists baffled and questioning what they know about how planets form. Illustra...

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Published: 2017-11-03 07:21 0

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What Would Aliens Look Like? More Like Us Than We May Think, Scientists Say

Scientists think that we may have more in common in aliens--looks-wise, anyway--than sci-fi would like us to believe.     At this point...

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Published: 2017-11-03 01:21 0

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The Happiest Country is Also The Only Carbon-Negative Country in the World

Bhutan, the happiest country in the world, is not only carbon neutral but carbon negative. Paro Taktsang, a sacred Buddhist site and temple comple...

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Published: 2017-10-30 03:33 0

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DeepMind’s AI Program AlphaGo Zero Doesn’t Need to Learn from Humans

Google artificial intelligence group DeepMind has created AlphaGo Zero, an AI program that can learn on its own, without the help of humans. A Go gam...

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Published: 2017-10-30 00:33 0

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