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This is the Hilarious and Adorable Way That Kids Understand Birthday Parties

Researchers have found that very young children think that birthday parties are what make people older. Young children are convinced that birthday...

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Published: 2017-12-20 20:47 0

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How Fasting Can Boost Your Brain Energy

Researchers have found that intermittent fasting may enable you to have more brain energy, better memory, and better learning abilities. How does f...

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Published: 2017-12-20 23:47 0

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Experiment Gone Wrong Nearly Maims Television Host

Natarsha Belling, host of the Australian morning talk show Studio 10, had a near miss when a simple science experiment didn’t go as planned.

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Published: 2017-12-21 02:47 0

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Is ‘Oumuamua an Alien Space Probe or Just a Weird Asteroid? Initial Scan Results are In

Scientists are seeking to confirm or disprove speculation that ‘Oumuamua, the first known interstellar asteroid to enter the solar system, could...

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Published: 2017-12-21 05:47 0

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These Good Golden Boys and Girls Can Help Your Dog Live Longer

3,000 golden retrievers are helping scientists uncover a way to beat canine cancer and get our four-legged best friends to live longer. A longitud...

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Published: 2017-12-21 08:47 0

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This Star System Has as Many Planets as Ours

Our solar system no longer has the most number of planets of any known star systems. The discovery of a new exoplanet has lead to the discovery of a s...

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Published: 2017-12-22 11:47 0

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The Mysterious Condition That Makes High-Altitude Mountain Climbers Hallucinate

Scientists have identified a mysterious condition that induces vivid hallucinations and psychotic episodes in high-altitude mountain climbers. Moun...

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Published: 2017-12-22 14:47 0

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Look Into the Face of an Ancient Peruvian Queen

Scientists have reconstructed the face of a wealthy pre-Columbian noblewoman buried about 1,200 years ago in Peru. The face of an ancient Andean qu...

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Published: 2017-12-22 17:47 0

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“Amazing” Discovery Shows Wild Pigs Seemingly Mourning Their Dead

An eight-year-old boy’s motion-activated camera captured a group of peccaries, or skunk pigs, seeming to be mourning one of their dead.  ...

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Published: 2017-12-22 20:47 0

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Diving Into the Dark World of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

An eight-year-old boy has been to the hospital 323 times and has undergone 13 major surgeries. However, medical professionals have concluded that noth...

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Published: 2017-12-23 11:47 0

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If It’s Snowing in the South US, Then is Climate Change Not Real?

If rising global temperatures are a hallmark of climate change, but it’s snowing in Florida and Texas, then is climate change a hoax? Snow fa...

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Published: 2017-12-23 14:47 0

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It’s Not Just Your Dog: Dinosaurs Had Ticks, Too

Dinosaurs didn’t just have to contend with erupting volcanoes, visiting asteroids, and—oh yes—extinction, they had to contend with b...

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Published: 2017-12-23 17:47 0

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Why Gay Men Often Have Older Brothers

Does having older brothers increase the chances that a man will be gay? Scientists say that yes, it does. What is the older brother effect? &nbsp...

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Published: 2017-12-23 20:47 0

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We Now Have a Full Genetic Map of the Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

Scientists have managed to sequence the entire genome of the Tasmanian tiger, revealing previously-unknown information on the species’s evolutio...

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Published: 2017-12-13 22:56 0

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Is Our First Interstellar Asteroid Visitor Actually an Alien Probe? SETI is on the Case

Alien hunters think that ‘Oumuamua, the first known interstellar asteroid to venture into our solar system, may be a probe sent by intelligent e...

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Published: 2017-12-14 01:56 0

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“Man Flu” is Real: Men May Indeed Experience Worse Cold and Flu Symptoms Than Women

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a man flu is a “cold or minor ailment” whose severity has been exaggerated by the man experiencing it....

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Published: 2017-12-14 04:56 0

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What the Future Holds for Japan’s Bunny-Filled Island

The influx of tourists flooding ┼îkunoshima, also known as Rabbit Island, has turned out to be problematic for the island’s fuzzy, long-eared res...

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Published: 2017-12-14 07:56 0

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The Extremely Rare Sumatran Tiger is Quickly Losing Its Habitat

Palm oil plantations are driving Sumatran tigers out of their habitats and closer to extinction. A camera trap captures a photo of a wild Sumatran...

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Published: 2017-12-14 10:56 0

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Would Life on Other Planets be Able to Live on Nothing but Air?

The discovery of bacteria in Antarctica that live only on the chemicals in the atmosphere leads scientists to think that bacteria on other planets may...

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Published: 2017-12-14 13:56 0

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Ancient Egyptian Tombs Reveal a Mummy—and a Hoard of Treasure

The excavation of two ancient Egyptian tombs that have never been opened before have revealed not only a mummy, but also a trove of funerary artifacts...

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Published: 2017-12-14 16:56 0

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Rise and Shine: How to Make Waking Up Easier

Scientists don’t fully understand how exactly we fall asleep and wake up, but there are scientific ways to stop yourself from hitting the snooze...

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Published: 2017-12-14 19:56 0

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Humanity Has Peaked, Researchers Say

This is as good as it’s ever going to get for us, researchers say. New findings show that in terms of physical fitness, humans as a species have...

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Published: 2017-12-15 16:56 0

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530-Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals the Oldest Eye Ever to be Discovered

The 530-million-year-old fossilized remains of a long-extinct sea creature shows that the structure of the eye hasn’t actually changed all too m...

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Published: 2017-12-15 19:56 0

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The Strange, Paradoxical Way That Narwhals Respond to Danger May Put Them in Even More Danger

Narwhal hearts beat more slowly when they flee from threats, adding even more stress on their bodies. This may make their interactions with humans in...

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Published: 2017-12-15 22:56 0

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Are the Smartest Among Us More Prone to Mental and Physical Disorders?

Researchers have found that people with the highest IQ may indeed be more at risk of developing psychological and physiological disorders. Why do...

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Published: 2017-12-16 01:56 0

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Poached Fossil of a Duck-Like Dinosaur Weirds Scientists Out

A dinosaur fossil that was poached from Mongolia belonged to a duck-like dinosaur that had the rare ability of being able to live on both land and wat...

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Published: 2017-12-16 07:56 0

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Gaining the Technological Upper Hand in the Fight Against Gender Violence

A group of college students have invented a device that can help combat gender violence by providing better access to emergency services for women in...

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Published: 2017-12-16 04:56 0

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You May Soon be Putting Beer Into Your Gas Tank

Bottoms up! Scientists have found a way to use beer as the key ingredient in creating a sustainable alternative to gasoline for cars. How can beer...

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Published: 2017-12-16 10:56 0

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There is Still a Link Between Hormonal Contraception and Breast Cancer Risk

New research has shown that all forms of hormonal contraception can increase the risk of breast cancer by up to 38%. This risk remains for about five...

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Published: 2017-12-08 19:33 0

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Google’s AI Program AlphaGo Zero Has Mastered Chess in Just 4 Hours

AlphaGo Zero, the board game-playing artificial intelligence program by DeepMind, has conquered chess in just a matter of a few hours. AlphaGo Zero...

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Published: 2017-12-08 22:33 0

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