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Can Artificial Intelligence Finally Crack the Famously Indecipherable Voynich Manuscript?

The Voynich manuscript has eluded translation for ages, with even the best codebreakers failing to decipher its contents. Can artificial intelligence...

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Published: 2018-01-27 01:16 0

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Why Perfectly-Shaped Volcanoes are Deadly

Mayon volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, is known for its perfectly conical shape. While this shape makes the volcano beaut...

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Published: 2018-01-26 20:16 0

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Extraterrestrial Life in the Solar System “Likely”, Scientists Say

Not only is there life beyond Earth, but researchers say it’s likely that we’ll find it on our own neighbors in the solar system. What'...

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Published: 2018-01-26 15:16 0

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Great Pyramid’s Void May Contain Real-Life Iron Throne

The void nestled in one of the Great Pyramids of Giza may contain an ancient “throne of iron” carved out of the core of a fallen meteorite...

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Published: 2018-01-26 10:16 0

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Scientists Reconstruct the DNA of the Only Black Man in 1800s Iceland—Without His Remains

The remains of Hans Jonatan, a former slave who escaped to and settled in Iceland, have unfortunately been lost. In spite of this, however, scientists...

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Published: 2018-01-26 05:16 0

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Were We Wrong? Rats May Not Have Spread the Black Death

It’s common knowledge at this point that rats were instrumental in spreading the Black Plague in medieval Europe. However, it’s possible t...

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Published: 2018-01-25 19:16 0

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Watch How Our Thoughts Run Through Our Minds

Scientists have found a way to track the journey of a human thought through the brain, from start to finish.   Video uploaded by UC Berkeley...

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Published: 2018-01-25 14:16 0

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Cape Town’s Day Zero: South African Capital is Running Out of Water

After three years of drought, Cape Town is fast approaching Day Zero, or the day that it becomes the first major city in the world to lose its public...

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Published: 2018-01-25 09:16 0

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Bikram Yoga May Not Be All It’s Cracked Up to Be

Bikram yoga, also known as hot yoga, is known to be more beneficial to the heart than other types of yoga. However, scientists now say that this claim...

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Published: 2018-01-25 04:16 0

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Detecting Illness Through Our Sense of Smell

Good or bad, the truth is that we all smell. It turns out, however, that our smell can also indicate if we’re sick, not just whether or not we r...

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Published: 2018-01-24 23:16 0

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There’s Hope Yet for This Tiny Wildcat on the Brink of Extinction

Researchers have found that the güiña wildcat can adapt remarkably well to deforestation, which is good news for the species. However, the...

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Published: 2018-01-24 18:16 0

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Earthquake Swarm of Nearly 300 Tremors Rocks US City

Parts of the city of Reno, Nevada have experienced 274 tremors in the past month alone. Are these tremors building up to a much larger earthquake?...

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Published: 2018-01-24 13:16 0

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Can Computers Predict Our Death?

An artificial intelligence program created by researchers at Stanford University can predict if someone will die within three months to a year, thereb...

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Published: 2018-01-24 08:16 0

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Birds May Now Suffer From PTSD Thanks To Our Noise Pollution

It is just so, so stressful! Oil and gas operations must have been really proud of being one of the major contributors of noise pollution. And guess...

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Published: 2018-01-23 04:06 0

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Skull Asteroid Will Haunt Earth Again This Year!

In October 31, 2015, a bizarre, skull-shaped asteroid passed Earth at a distance of 486,000 kilometers (302,000 miles)--that's actually just 1.3 tim...

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Published: 2018-01-22 23:06 0

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