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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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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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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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60,000-Year-Old Underwater Forest Found Off Alabama Coast

Fishermen discovered an ancient underwater forest of cypress trees about 24 kilometers off the coast of Alabama.  

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Published: 2017-09-27 15:57 0

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Russian Firearms Manufacturer Kalashnikov Develops a Hovercraft

World-famous Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov brings us closer to the future with the development of a new manned hovercraft.   Photo by CEN...

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Published: 2017-09-27 18:57 0

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Ever Been Curious About What Kind of Music Psychopaths Listen To?

Test results suggest that the musical tastes of psychopaths may help indicate the presence of the disorder.       Can a playlist...

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Published: 2017-09-27 20:57 0

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Robot Dentist Successfully Performs an Operation Without Human Interference

A robot dentist was able to perform implant surgery on an actual human patient with nothing but supervision from human doctors.   Photo by t...

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Published: 2017-09-27 19:57 0

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China's Dead Sea Turns Pink and Green

Algal blooms turn China's Dead Sea a bright pink and green, aerial footage shows.   Video by CGTN     This “Dead Sea&rdquo...

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Published: 2017-09-27 21:57 0

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Mexico Earthquakes Produce Another Strange Phenomenon

The Mexico earthquakes may have something to do with a strange phenomenon in which a road appears to breathe in and out.       Vi...

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Published: 2017-09-28 02:57 0

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Alligators vs Sharks: Who Eats Whom?

It's predator against predator in the game of alligators vs sharks.       According to a new study, one of these predators has f...

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Published: 2017-10-01 23:57 0

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Would Real Aliens Look Like Star Trek Aliens?

In honor of the Star Trek: Discovery premier, let's look at our chances of meeting anything like the Star Trek aliens in real life.   The Kli...

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Published: 2017-10-01 22:57 0

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Surviving a Natural Disaster, According to the Experts: Part Two

Surviving a natural disaster may not be as simple as we think, but preparing well is worth the effort.   This is the second in a two-part serie...

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Published: 2017-10-01 21:57 0

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Surviving a Natural Disaster, According to the Experts: Part One

Experts tell us what's best to do to increase our chances of surviving a natural disaster.   This is the first of a two-part series on how to s...

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Published: 2017-10-01 18:57 0

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Why Wildlife Rangers Do What They Do

Wildlife rangers have a tough job—and not many benefits. So why do they do what they do?   Chris Galliers©Game Rangers Association...

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Published: 2017-10-01 08:57 0

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An Animal Within an Animal: What a New Hermit Crab Species Uses as Its House

A newly discovered hermit crab species can live inside the cavity of a walking coral, exhibiting a symbiotic relationship.   Diogenes heterop...

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Published: 2017-10-01 05:57 0

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Did This Neanderthal Boy Grow Like Human Children Do?

Analysis of the skeleton of a Neanderthal boy shows that long childhoods aren't unique to modern humans.   Researcher Antonio Rosas with the...

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Published: 2017-10-01 04:57 0

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Predicting Big Earthquakes Isn't Possible, Scientists Say

All earthquakes, big or small, begin in the same way. This makes it unlikely that predicting big earthquakes will be possible—at least not in th...

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Published: 2017-10-01 01:57 0

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Why Twin Studies are So Important to Science

Twin studies may be the key to the ultimate test of facial recognition software: being able to tell identical twins apart.     Jeffery...

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Published: 2017-09-30 16:57 0

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The Ship Graveyard With 2,500 Years' Worth of Wrecks

A large maritime archaeology project has turned up over 60 well-preserved shipwrecks in a Black Sea ship graveyard.   An Ottoman empire ship...

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Published: 2017-09-30 13:57 0

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The Most Dangerous Celebrity on the Internet

Searching certain celebrities' names online can put you even more at risk of falling prey to cybercriminals.   Is this the real Avril? [Photo...

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Published: 2017-09-30 12:57 0

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Soft Soil Made the Mexico Earthquake Worse

Seismologists say that soft soil made the recent Mexico earthquake shake the country's capital like it was “built on jelly”.   Re...

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Published: 2017-09-30 11:57 0

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Study Suggests That the Paris Climate Target May Still be Attainable

We may still be able to attain the Paris climate target of limiting global warming to an ambitious 1.5ºC, scientists say.   Photo by AP/...

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Published: 2017-09-30 05:57 0

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Scientists Uncover a Special Porpoise That Had Its Own Grave

When scientists exhumed what they thought was a human grave, they were surprised to find the remains of a porpoise instead.      ...

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Published: 2017-09-30 04:57 0

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Why the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season was Literally Disastrous

With Harvey, Irma, and now Maria, scientists look for an explanation as to why the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has been so intense.   Hurr...

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Published: 2017-09-30 03:57 0

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Revealing the Secrets of the Tomb of an Ancient Mayan King

An archaeologist unexpectedly stumbled upon the tomb of an ancient Maya King just as excavations in a small Guatemalan settlement were drawing to a cl...

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Published: 2017-09-30 02:57 0

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The Discovery of Blue Dinosaur Eggs Puts Bird Evolution in a New Light

These blue dinosaur eggs indicate that the large prehistoric animals were closer to birds than originally thought.   A bird-like dinosaur may...

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Published: 2017-09-30 01:57 0

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Extreme Hurricane Harvey Floods Managed to Deform Earth's Crust

Geoscientist Chris Milliner of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) found that the Hurricane Harvey floods caused the city of Houston to sink down a...

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Published: 2017-09-30 00:57 0

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The Mysterious Secret of the Dark Side of Venus

Astronomers studied the dark side of Venus—the side that experiences long nights—for the first time at a detailed global scale. What they...

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Published: 2017-09-29 23:57 0

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Scientists Reveal the Most Dangerous Sex Positions for Men

A condom isn't the only protection you'll need for these dangerous sex positions.       Surprisingly, the most dangerous of these...

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Published: 2017-09-29 18:57 0

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Strange Alien Planet is Black as Pitch

Scientists found that a large alien planet is pitch black, absorbing almost all the light that hits its surface.   Artist's impression of WAS...

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Published: 2017-09-29 17:57 0

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