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Socioeconomic Inequality May Have Already Been Around in the Neolithic Age

Socioeconomic inequality is a pervasive fact of life in modern times, but evidence shows that a Neolithic society in Spain may have also had a social...

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Published: 2017-10-03 22:57 0

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Did Leonardo da Vinci Base the Mona Lisa on a Different Nude Portrait?

The portrait, called the Monna Vanna, was attributed to a student of Leonardo's. Its striking resemblance to the famous Mona Lisa, however, has led pe...

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Published: 2017-10-03 19:57 0

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Nature's Youngest Animal Moms: Babies Birthin' Babies

Some of the youngest animal moms are so young when they reproduce that they are practically born pregnant.   Humans and other primates can tak...

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Published: 2017-10-03 16:57 0

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Why Do We Feel Sleepy When Bored?

Researchers have found that the part of the brain involved in pleasure and motivation is also involved in producing sleep. These new findings may expl...

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Published: 2017-10-03 13:57 0

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October 2017's Celestial Events: The Moon in the Bull's Eye, Uranus Up Close, and More

If you missed a lot of stargazing opportunities in the past months, don't worry about it. October's night skies have a lot in store for you.  ...

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Published: 2017-10-03 10:57 0

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Wanna Bet? SETI Scientists Wagers We'll Find Intelligent Alien Life in 20 Years

SETI Institute's senior astronomer Seth Shostak bets a cup of coffee that we'll be able to finally encounter intelligent alien life within the next tw...

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Published: 2017-10-03 07:57 0

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Looking Inside the Growing System of Organ Swapping

Would you exchange your kidney with a transplant voucher for your loved one? More than 93,000 people in the US today are waiting for a kidney. Of t...

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Published: 2017-10-03 04:57 0

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Man "Awaken" from a 15-Year Vegetative State!

Las Vagus, Nerve-ada: a "roadtrip" to consciousness. When a person reaches a year of being in a vegetative state– now referred to as "unrespo...

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Published: 2017-10-03 01:57 0

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Science Has Spoken: Power Poses Don't Work

Researchers have found that power poses aren't so powerful after all. Fortunately, there are other things you can do to boost your confidence.  ...

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Published: 2017-10-02 22:57 0

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How Plausible are the Game of Thrones Dragons? Neil deGrasse Tyson Weighs In

You'd think that a fantasy show would be untouchable by real-world science, but nothing is untouchable to Neil deGrasse Tyson—not even the Game...

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Published: 2017-10-02 19:57 0

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The Newest Climate Refugees May be from Puerto Rico

Tens of thousands of people fleeing the devastation Hurricane Irma wrought upon Puerto Rico may be the US's newest climate refugees.   A roa...

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Published: 2017-10-02 16:57 0

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A Clearer View on How Stroke Affects Blood Vessels with See-through Brains!

When stroke occurs, the blood supply to your brain is reduced or hindered. This deprives your brain of oxygen and nutrients which can cause your bra...

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Published: 2017-10-02 13:57 0

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Reducing Belly Fats with Antidepressant Drugs--A Mice Study

Having a dad bod is some kind of a trend nowadays, but that beer belly ain’t healthy you know. Belly fat isn’t just adding your weight...

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Published: 2017-10-02 10:57 0

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Surgeons' Future Mini Assistants? A Super Small Shape-Shifting Origami!

If you’ve watched Rick and Morty (spoiler alert), there’s a scene from the episode “Interdimensional Cable 2: Tempting Fate”...

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Published: 2017-10-02 07:57 0

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Turns Out Long-Term Smoking of Cannabis Messes Up The "Good Vibes"

Sorry, cannaisseurs. Cannabis users know that smoking it can make one feel good but regularly using it for a long time can actually reduce your abili...

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Published: 2017-10-02 04:57 0

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