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Axolotls are the World's Cutest Little Monsters, but They're Critically Endangered

Adorable axolotls have been fascinating pet owners and scientists alike, but they may soon go extinct in the wild. Behind the adorable little face a...

Published: 2017-03-11 07:50 0

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Brain Fact: Your Brain Fills in What You Don't Actually Hear

Your brain helps you "hear" noise-obscured words in noisy environments. Here's an interesting brain fact: your brain can help you understand what ano...

Published: 2017-03-11 06:26 0

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Strange Phenomenon of Humpback Whales Gathering in the Hundreds

A humpback whale super-group[Photo by Ken Findlay, et al] Observers have recorded 22 separate instances of humpback whales gathering in large groups....

Published: 2017-03-11 04:02 0

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Anti-Ageing Exercise Keeps People Young Down to the Cellular Level

An intense form of exercise will make you feel more youthful and energetic. Forget about your anti-ageing creams and smoothies and whatever else you...

Published: 2017-03-11 02:29 0

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Do Dogs Lie? Study Says Yes, They Do

If so, why do dogs lie? Dog cognition experts have found that, unsurprisingly, dogs are capable deception to get more treats out of their humans. Thi...

Published: 2017-03-10 23:32 0

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Universal Values Allow Groups with Different Beliefs to Live Harmoniously

What exactly is it that divides us? A study has found that different social groups can and often do coexist harmoniously if they adhere to universal...

Published: 2017-03-10 08:48 0

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Matriarchy in America: An Ancient Civilization Ruled by Women?

Research suggests that matriarchy existed on American soil thousands of years ago. DNA evidence shows that a “dynasty” that handed power from mother...

Published: 2017-03-10 07:15 0

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Virtual Reality can be Dizzying, and Not in a Good Way

Motion sickness and virtual reality create a perfect storm. Scientists are confirming that virtual reality systems can trigger a new form of motion s...

Published: 2017-03-10 04:55 0

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Yellow Fever Makes a Comeback as Zika Takes a Backseat

After Zika, Brazil is facing the possibility of a yellow fever outbreak. Rural areas in Brazil have been experiencing unexpected outbreaks of Zika's...

Published: 2017-03-10 02:50 0

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Saturn's Moon: New Up-Close Photos Show Pan's Weird Shape

Saturn's Moon Pan looks like a walnut and an empanada had a baby and shot it into space. NASA very recently released new and more detailed photos of...

Published: 2017-03-09 22:49 0

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Mnemonic Training Gives People Awesome Memorization Skills

With mnemonic training, anyone can develop a superb ability to memorize several things in a very short span of time. Six week of training is all it t...

Published: 2017-03-09 08:45 0

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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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