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Big Brains Enabled Whales and Dolphins to Lead “Human-Like Lives”

Researchers find a link between the big brains of whales and dolphins and the cetaceans’ ability to have social interactions as well as cultural...

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Published: 2017-10-20 14:33 0

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The Real Replicants Helping Us Explore Space

Real-life “replicants”, or human-like robots, are helping us make space exploration more manageable for our astronauts.    ...

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Published: 2017-10-20 11:33 0

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Women in Science Say “Me Too”

The Me Too campaign has brought numerous instances of sexual aggression against women in many fields and situations. Women in science are now also com...

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Published: 2017-10-20 05:33 0

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How a Volcanic Eruption Brought About the Fall of Cleopatra

A crushing defeat and an asp’s venom were ultimately the ones to bring the famous Cleopatra down, but her the seeds of her demise were likely pl...

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Published: 2017-10-20 02:33 0

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Gravitational Waves Reveal the Origin of the Universe’s Gold and Silver

Ripples in space-time caused by the collision of two neutron stars 130 million years ago reveal the cosmic origins of precious metals like gold and si...

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Published: 2017-10-19 23:33 0

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The Greek Myth of Theater Acoustics

Is it true that you’d be able to hear a pin drop in the ancient Greek theater of Epidaurus wherever you may be seated? Tour guides may say so, b...

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Published: 2017-10-19 20:33 0

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5 Debunked Science Facts We Grew Up Hearing About

Did you still think that these debunked science facts actually are factual?       Because science is an ever-growing body of knowle...

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Published: 2017-10-12 00:21 0

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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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