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Violent Video Games Don't Cause Violent Behavior, Study Suggests

New research shows that avid violent video games players reacted to emotionally-charged imagery in the same way as non-players. This suggests that vio...

Published: 2017-03-09 06:57 0

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Aboriginals are Descendants of the Very First People that Colonized Australia

Scientific findings have confirmed what Aboriginals have always believed: their ancestors were the first people to settle in Australia. In the 1920s...

Published: 2017-03-09 04:33 0

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Human Pheromones: Fact or Fiction?

Research suggests that if human pheromones do exist, scientists have not identified them yet. Living things often communicate through chemical signal...

Published: 2017-03-09 02:47 0

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Raw Data on the TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets Now Available

NASA has released raw data about the TRAPPIST-1 system from the Kepler space telescope. Last month's announcement about the discovery of seven water-...

Published: 2017-03-08 21:42 0

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Why Humans Walk: Because of Vision, not Limbs

Researchers may have found the answer to why humans walk. We came from the primordial seas. Our water-dwelling fish ancestors came before our land-dw...

Published: 2017-03-08 09:03 0

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Alien Life on Jupiter's Moon: An Expedition to Europa

NASA is planning on sending a probe to Jupiter's moon Europa to find evidence of alien life. Europa's surface is, well, hellish. It is completely exp...

Published: 2017-03-08 07:24 0

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Sea Ice Loss in the Arctic Circle may Have Catastrophic Effects

Rising global temperatures are melting Arctic sea ice away, which can in turn lead to even higher global temperatures. The US National Oceanic and A...

Published: 2017-03-08 05:36 0

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Extra Emissions by Volkswagen Cars Turn Out to be Deadly

The automobile giant Volkswagen, the largest car manufacturer in the world, has a lot it may have to answer for. Car manufacturers across the globe...

Published: 2017-03-08 03:47 0

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New Malware that Wipes Data is Targeting Europe's Hard Drives

Kaspersky Lab's researchers have discovered new malware that has set its crosshairs on Europe. In a newly-published research paper, Kaspersky Lab rep...

Published: 2017-03-07 23:37 0

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This Material is the New Hope for Cleaning Oil Spills Up

A new material can work like a sponge in cleaning up massive oil spills. Oil slicks have a huge impact on birds and marine life. Once birds fly into...

Published: 2017-03-06 09:27 0

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Recent Internet-Breaking Amazon Outage was Caused by a Typo

Last week's hours-long Amazon outage occurred because of human error. On February 28, 2017, there was a glitch in Amazon's web servers. The glitch c...

Published: 2017-03-06 07:59 0

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A Mediterranean Diet Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

Having a Mediterranean diet can significantly lower the risk of developing breast cancer by almost 40%. A recently-published study has found that reg...

Published: 2017-03-06 06:40 0

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Social Media Use Can Increase Feelings of Loneliness Among Adults

Social media use supposedly connects people, but young adults are feeling more disconnected than ever. With social media, people are more able to int...

Published: 2017-03-06 05:14 0

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Wine Facts: The Truth is in the Grape

Before you reach for that bottle of wine, take a look at these wine facts. The truth may be in the wine, but wine has some interesting truths of its...

Published: 2017-03-06 00:21 0

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Smog in Western U.S. Drifted Over from Asia, Study Says

The U.S. may have cut down on its air pollution, but its western skies are still choked with smog. In recent years, the U.S. has reduced its nitroge...

Published: 2017-03-05 09:06 0

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Mars Attacks? Not if Life on Mars is Microscopic

Humanity has long been fascinated by the possibility that there is life on Mars. While the search has been long and somewhat fruitless, scientists hav...

Published: 2017-03-05 07:26 0

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Indoor Cats are full of Chemicals Due to Dust Exposure at Home

While indoor cats may be safe from the dangers outdoors, they're still not completely safe from harm. Keeping a beloved cat at home may keep it safe...

Published: 2017-03-05 05:55 0

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Are Electronic Energy Meters Making People Pay too Much for Electricity?

Researchers have found that some electronic energy meters are giving false readings. These readings can charge people amounts almost six times their a...

Published: 2017-03-05 02:02 0

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Are Electronic Energy Meters Making People Pay too Much for Electricity?

Researchers have found that some electronic energy meters are giving false readings. These readings can charge people amounts almost six times their a...

Published: 2017-03-05 02:02 0

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Social Media Marketing isn't Just about Gaining Likes and Followers

Facebook-based social media marketing functions best when using paid advertising. Many businesses turn to social media to gain traction among their c...

Published: 2017-03-05 00:26 0

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Biodegradable Plastic Made of Shrimp Shells: A Way to Reduce Waste

Egyptian researchers aim to reduce Egypt's plastic waste by introducing biodegradable plastic made of shrimp shells. Researchers at the Nile Univers...

Published: 2017-03-04 08:05 0

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Why are Giant Pandas Black and White? Camouflage and Communication

Giant pandas owe their coloring to a combination of camouflage and communication needs. There's an old Tibetan myth that attempts to explain how the...

Published: 2017-03-04 06:21 0

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Robots will Soon be Able to Wear Human Skin

Scientists are aiming to fit humanoid robots with human skin tissue. Don't call Sarah Connor just yet; this isn't the birth of the first Terminator....

Published: 2017-03-04 04:48 0

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The Only Sample of Metallic Hydrogen Has Gone Missing

Scientists lost the only sample of what may be metallic hydrogen. These Harvard physicists may have to answer an age-old question: if you can't see s...

Published: 2017-03-04 00:39 0

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NASA's Mars Orbiter Narrowly Avoids Collision with Martian Moon

NASA is certainly having an exciting week. Flight control personnel managed to steer spacecraft MAVEN away from a collision course with the Martian m...

Published: 2017-03-03 22:44 0

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Woolly Mammoths Became Extinct Due to Genetic Defects, Study Finds

4,000 years ago, woolly mammoths went extinct. DNA evidence has led scientists to the conclusion that genetic defects caused the downfall of the last...

Published: 2017-03-03 07:33 0

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The Secret of Truly Happy People Lies in How They Spend Their Time

Engaging in structured, challenging activities is what makes people happy in the long-term. Many activities can make people happy. The difference lie...

Published: 2017-03-03 05:48 0

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5 Extremely Useful Inventions Inspired by Science Fiction

Science fiction inspired a lot of the most beneficial innovations we use today. There are times when you don't need a science degree to make waves in...

Published: 2017-03-03 02:22 0

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Elephants can Function on only Two Hours of Sleep per Day

Elephants can get more things done in a day than any other mammal on earth. At just two hours of shut-eye, elephants need the least sleep of all mam...

Published: 2017-03-03 00:00 0

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DNA is the Future of Indestructible Data Storage

Sequencing technology is now able to retrieve data written into DNA strands. DNA has proven to be a very compact and much more durable alternative to...

Published: 2017-03-02 22:19 0

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