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How Many Planets without Star Systems are Floating Around in Outer Space?

  Astronomers say that there may be billions of planetary nomads without home star systems floating around in the void of space.   Sci...

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Published: 2017-07-29 09:17 0

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In Honor of Shark Week: 5 Things in the Water More Terrifying than Sharks

It's Shark Week once again, and it's that time of the year when our fear of sharks skyrockets. To be fair, sharks can be terrifying. A lot of us proba...

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Published: 2017-07-29 04:17 0

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How Depression Changes Our Brain's Wiring

  Scientists have found that depression may be able to change the structure of our brain's white matter.   The white matter in our bra...

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Published: 2017-07-28 20:17 0

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A Hope for the Memories Lost to Alzheimer's: The Re-Awakening of Neurons

Alzheimer's disease has long been known to completely erase memories as the condition destroys the neurons where these are stored. However, a new st...

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Published: 2017-07-28 09:17 0

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The Paris Agreement Needs to be More Aggressive, Scientists Say

  New research has found that we may have even less time to address climate change and global warming than we previously thought. As a result,...

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Published: 2017-07-27 13:17 0

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This First Ever 3D-Printed Soft Artificial Heart May Lead to a Much Improved Heart Prosthetic

Heart disease is still one of the most debilitating illnesses today. In the United States alone, 600,000 people die every year because of this. But...

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Published: 2017-07-25 16:17 0

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"Iceberg, Right Ahead!" One of Antarctica’s Biggest Icebergs just Broke Off from its Ice Shelf

If the Titanic collapsed because of crashing on a small iceberg, seamen should really keep an eye from now on as an iceberg half the size of Jamaica j...

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Published: 2017-07-25 13:17 0

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A Son of Cecil the Lion Has Also been Killed by a Trophy Hunter

  You may remember that two years ago, Minnesota dentist Walter James Palmer shot and killed Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe. This sparked global o...

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Published: 2017-07-25 07:17 0

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Finding Antipodes: If You Dug Straight Through the Earth, Where Would You End Up?

  A new interactive map will show you where your location's antipode is on Earth. Antipodes are two points on a sphere that are furthest apart...

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Published: 2017-07-25 04:17 0

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The Oldest Smiley Face Emoji in the World

  At 4,000 years old, this smiley face emoji on an ancient jug may just be the oldest emoji in the world.   Turkish and Italian archae...

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Published: 2017-07-25 01:17 0

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Low-Fat Ice Cream Doesn't Taste Any Worse Than Regular Ice Cream

  Though we think that regular fatty ice cream is much better than low-fat ice cream, scientists say that there's actually no difference in ta...

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Published: 2017-07-24 22:17 0

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Turns Out You Can Actually Outrun The Mighty T. rex

Remember the scene from the movie Jurassic Park when the T. Rex chases the protagonists from a running jeep? Well, we might consider it truly fictiona...

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Published: 2017-07-24 16:17 0

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Exhumation Reveals That Salvador Dali's Mustache Remains Intact

  Artist Salvador Dalí's mustache is intact and still in the (in)famous “ten past ten” position.   Dalí died...

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Published: 2017-07-24 04:17 0

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Scientists Found a Trace of Mysterious Human Ancestors in Our Saliva

  Scientists have found hints that a “ghost” species of human ancestors may have contributed to the genes of modern humans in Sub-...

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Published: 2017-07-23 16:17 0

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Combating Pseudoscience and Peddlers of Snake Oil

  If there's anything that actress Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle company Goop contributed to 2017, it's a master course on how to sell pseudosci...

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Published: 2017-07-22 04:04 0

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