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Grass-Fed Cows Won't Help You Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

Eating grass-fed beef isn't the best way to reduce your carbon footprint, researchers have found. Reducing global livestock consumption is likely to b...

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Published: 2017-10-10 18:21 0

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Blue Pill or Red Pill: Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?

Theoretical physicists at Oxford University and Hebrew University have found proof that we are not just a meticulously detailed game of The Sims. &nb...

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Published: 2017-10-10 19:21 0

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Remembering Sputnik 1: Earth's First Man-Made Satellite

On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, a satellite the size of a beach ball. Let's commemorate the 60th anniversary of the launch of...

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Published: 2017-10-11 16:21 0

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Human Impact is Also Affecting the Frequency of Earthquakes, Scientists Say

Researchers have found that human impact has had something to do with several earthquakes that have occurred over the past 150 years.   Have...

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Published: 2017-10-11 17:21 0

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Reconstructing a 16th Century Warship With 3D Modeling

Archaeologists are reconstructing a well-preserved Swedish warship with the help of deep-sea scans and 3D modeling.   There's a diver around...

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Published: 2017-10-11 20:21 0

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Starbirth After the Inexorable Collision of Two Galaxies

The collision of two distinct galaxies has given rise to perfect conditions for starbirth.   An infant star surrounded by dust [Image by ESO/...

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Published: 2017-10-11 21:21 0

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5 Debunked Science Facts We Grew Up Hearing About

Did you still think that these debunked science facts actually are factual?       Because science is an ever-growing body of knowle...

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Published: 2017-10-12 00:21 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Deal With Mold After Flooding

The effects of natural disasters can stay with us for a long time. However, not all these effects need to stick around. Here's what to to do to deal w...

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Published: 2017-10-04 01:57 0

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Metal Detecting Leads Two Men to a Treasure Trove of Ancient Roman Artifacts

Metal detecting doesn't always turn up something remarkable. Now and then, however, it can turn up something amazing—like a hoard of ancient Rom...

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Published: 2017-10-04 04:57 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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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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