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Peace in the Middle East May be Possible Through Nature Conservation

Joint nature conservation efforts may be able to bring some peace in the Middle East as well as other regions and communities. In spite of ethnic, cu...

Published: 2017-03-28 08:22 0

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Sightings of Supposedly Extinct Tasmanian Tiger Rattle Scientists

Color photo of a pair of thylacines The Tasmanian tiger (also known as thylacines) died out 80 years ago, but news of “plausible” sightings of the ex...

Published: 2017-03-28 05:47 0

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Therapy or Medication for Treating Depression: Which is More Effective?

Antidepressants may not always be the best way to treat depression. The same goes for psychotherapy. There are specific brain activity patterns that...

Published: 2017-03-27 21:32 0

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Sleep Deprivation Limits Our Ability to Read Certain Facial Expressions

How well can you identify the emotions in these faces?[Illustrations by Charles Lebrun] Scientists have found that sleep deprivation makes us unable...

Published: 2017-03-27 19:52 0


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How to Defeat Global Warming: Follow Moore's Law

Scientists say that an intense but simple plan to defeat global warming will see emissions get cut in half every decade. Renewable energy production,...

Published: 2017-03-26 05:59 0

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5 Android Hidden Features You Need to Know About

In honor of the recent developer preview of Google's Android O, let's look at the Android hidden features you may have missed in Android O's predecess...

Published: 2017-03-26 04:43 0

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Stem Cell Therapy May Help Men Suffering From Post-Op Erectile Dysfunction

Men suffering from erectile dysfunction after prostate surgery may soon be able to turn to stem cell therapy for help. Clinical trials are still in th...

Published: 2017-03-25 08:56 0

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The Kaikoura Earthquake was the “Most Complex Earthquake Ever”

New findings are coming to light about last year's Kaikoura earthquake. In November of last year, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake tore through the South I...

Published: 2017-03-25 07:22 0

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Using the Word “You” to Generalize is a Coping Mechanism

We need to externalize negative experiences in order to make sense of them and find meaning in them.[Photo by Maria Victoria Heredia Reyes] People us...

Published: 2017-03-25 06:03 0

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New Treatment Can Reverse Aging in Cells and Fight Age-Related Diseases

Scientists may have found a way to reverse aging, or at least certain aspects of it, which can in turn extend life spans. Aging is irreversible—or so...

Published: 2017-03-25 04:36 0

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What was It Like to Live as a Commoner in the Medieval Times?

Scientists delve into the extraordinary life of an ordinary man who died over 700 years ago in the Medieval times. We don't know much about commoners...

Published: 2017-03-25 01:42 0

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Parasitic Twin Removed From 10-Month-Old Girl After a Risky Operation

Doctors have successfully removed a baby girl's parasitic twin through a complicated and high-risk operation. The baby, known only as Dominique, woul...

Published: 2017-03-25 00:32 0

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Structured Knowledge and Activities Can be a Creativity Killer, Study Finds

While structure makes information easier to digest, too much structure may turn out to be a creativity killer. A hierarchical information structure,...

Published: 2017-03-24 10:07 0

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Put on Your Sunglasses—the World's Largest Artificial Sun is Up and Running

The world's largest artificial sun isn't just record-breaking, it's good for the environment, too. Because climate change and global warming are part...

Published: 2017-03-24 09:03 0

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Manage Smartphone Notifications More Effectively With This New App

Ever wish your smartphone would just leave you alone for a second?[Photo by Mark Solarski] You can soon manage smartphone notifications with an app t...

Published: 2017-03-24 07:31 0

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Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression May Lead to New Treatments

Anti-depressants and other medications may not cut it for people who suffer depression as a result of chronic pain. New findings may find a way to dev...

Published: 2017-03-24 05:52 0

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Dinosaur Origins: New Discovery Makes Big Waves in Dinosaur Studies

A new discovery challenges what we think we know about dinosaurs.[Photo by Anthony Delanoix] Scientists have discovered that what we know about dinos...

Published: 2017-03-24 02:21 0

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Science and Humanities Need to Team Up to Bust Pseudoscience

Critical thinking sheds light on pseudoscientific claims.[Photo by William Carlson] Researchers have found that teaching critical thinking in humanit...

Published: 2017-03-23 08:40 0

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Home Fertility Test for Men Will Soon be Available as a Phone App

There may soon be a low-cost and accessible home fertility test for men. All you'll need are the test device, a smartphone, and, well, sperm. A new...

Published: 2017-03-23 06:39 0

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The Modern Status Symbol: Being Overworked, Overtired, and Overly Busy

Leisure and material wealth are no longer as prized as they once were.[Photo by Marie Sophie Tekian] The status symbol of today is having no time for...

Published: 2017-03-23 04:02 0

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Martian Moons Have a Strange Cycle of Existence

Researchers suggest that Martian moons may someday break apart and form a ring around the planet. Then, eventually, these fragments may come together...

Published: 2017-03-23 00:33 0

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Sea Otters may Have Begun Using Tools before Dolphins or Humans Ever Did

Scientists have found evidence that sea otters may have been using tools for thousands, or even millions, of years. Tool use in animals is often a si...

Published: 2017-03-22 23:04 0

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Frequently Dining Out can Make You Lose Control of Your Food Budget

What do you do to keep your budget for food on track?[Photo by Alejandro Escamilla] Researchers have found that frequently going out for meals is bad...

Published: 2017-03-22 08:57 0

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Cancer Detection through a Simple Blood Test may Soon be Possible

In the near future, cancer detection may no longer require invasive procedures. Instead, a simple blood test will do. Researchers have found that ele...

Published: 2017-03-22 05:36 0

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Here's Why You shouldn't Mix Alcohol and Energy Drinks

A new study has found that people who mix alcohol and energy drinks have a higher risk of getting injured. This is because the caffeine in energy drin...

Published: 2017-03-22 00:39 0

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Two-Day Sexual Afterglow Helps Build Stronger Relationships

Researchers have found that sex isn't just for reproduction or pleasure. A sexual afterglow that lasts two days after sex improves the quality of the...

Published: 2017-03-21 09:37 0

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Intellectual Humility is Today's Most Important Intellectual Virtue

In a nutshell, intellectual humility is the ability to recognize that our viewpoint may be wrong, or that a different viewpoint is just as valid as ou...

Published: 2017-03-21 07:26 0

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Why Do Humans Have Different Nose Shapes?

A study has found that humans have different nose shapes because of climate. There has long been a theory that people with larger nostrils have ances...

Published: 2017-03-21 02:40 0

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Good News! Carbon Dioxide Emissions Have not Increased in Three Years

The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported that global carbon dioxide emissions from the energy sector have not increased for the third year in a...

Published: 2017-03-19 04:59 0

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Tea Benefits: A Cup a Day Keeps Alzheimer's Away

Drinking tea everyday reduces the risks of developing Alzheimer's in the elderly, especially those with a genetic predisposition toward the disease. A...

Published: 2017-03-19 03:36 0

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