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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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What Do Puppies and Kids Have in Common?

Puppies and young children have a bit more in common than we think. To many parents (of either two-legged or four-legged children), this probably won...

Published: 2017-03-02 05:56 0

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Moderation and Habit Make Highly-Skilled Gamers

Research on the habits of gamers has found what separates the winners from the “noobs”. Practice makes perfect, but not just any kind of practice wi...

Published: 2017-03-02 03:36 0

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Is this the Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth?

Scientists may have found Earth's oldest evidence of life in bacteria fossils in Canada. On March 1, 2017, a team of researchers published a study o...

Published: 2017-03-02 02:07 0

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