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The First Look at a 3,500-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb

Visitors can now peer into a 3,500-year-old Egyptian tomb near Luxor for the first time.     Statues of Amenemhat and his wife [Photo b...

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Published: 2017-09-29 10:57 0

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Animal Babies That Survive on Their Own from Day One

Some animal babies, particularly those of these following species, don't need their parents' care right from the moment they're born.   It seem...

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Published: 2017-09-29 09:57 0

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Ruby Chocolate: The First New Type of Chocolate in Over 80 Years

Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest cocoa processor, developed the naturally pink-hued ruby chocolate.     A new pink sensation...

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Published: 2017-09-29 08:57 0

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Scientists Decode a Possessed Nun's Letter from the Devil Using Dark Web Software

A piece of code from the dark web has enabled scientists to decipher a cryptic letter written by a 17th century nun who claimed to have been possessed...

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Published: 2017-09-29 07:57 0

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Have Humans Turned Earth Into a Hybrid Planet?

The undeniable and significant impact of humanity has ushered in a new geological epoch that has turned Earth into a hybrid planet.    ...

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Published: 2017-09-29 01:57 0

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This Comet Has Organic Material Older Than Our Solar System, Researchers Say

It's possible that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's nucleus contains organic material that formed way before our solar system did.    ...

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Published: 2017-09-29 00:57 0

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DNA Evidence May Prove the Existence of Viking Shieldmaidens

People have long debated the existence of shieldmaidens—Viking women who fought as warriors alongside men. Now, DNA evidence may finally settle...

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Published: 2017-09-28 23:57 0

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Eerie Earthquake Lights Appeared Over Mexico with 8.1 Magnitude Quake

When the devastating 8.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico, it brought with it a strange side effect: earthquake lights.     Photo of...

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Published: 2017-09-28 22:57 0

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Planning on Going to Mars? You Can Go to China Instead

Going to Mars still isn't much of a possibility for a lot of us, but there's a closer and undoubtedly cheaper alternative.     A view o...

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Published: 2017-09-28 17:57 0

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Human Evolution is Still Ongoing, Scientists Say

A large-scale genetic study has found that ongoing human evolution is facilitating the removal of harmful mutations from the gene pool.   &nbs...

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Published: 2017-09-28 16:57 0

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Astronomers Officially Name Surface Features on Pluto

Astronomers honor the British schoolgirl that named Pluto, as well as other figures, as they give the official names of the planet's surface features....

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Published: 2017-09-28 15:57 0

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Are Vampires Real? No, But Erythropoietic Protoporphyria Is

Vampires have captured imaginations for centuries. Though they're of course not real, researchers may have found a scientific basis for vampire lore....

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Published: 2017-09-28 14:57 0

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The Canadian Village 10,000 Years Older Than the Pyramids

The discovery of an ancient First Nation village that's older than the pyramids confirms the long-held oral histories of the Heiltsuk Nation.  ...

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Published: 2017-09-28 07:57 0

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A Close Encounter With Asteroid Florence and Its Two Moons

Asteroid Florence, which recently passed quite close to Earth, was so large that it had two moons of its own.     Image by NASA/JPL-Cal...

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Published: 2017-09-10 12:41 0

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The Mystery of Jupiter's Auroras

What is powering Jupiter's auroras?     Media by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Bertrand Bonfond     There's something happening o...

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Published: 2017-09-10 13:41 0

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The Life-Saving Pocket-Sized Food Allergen Detector

The iEAT allergen detection system     Allergens in food are no joke. Eating something you're allergic to can cause reactions that rang...

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Published: 2017-09-10 14:41 0

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The Countries With the Best Chances of Surviving Climate Change

What are your country's chances of surviving climate change?     Graphic by The Eco Experts     Back in 2015, the Universi...

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Published: 2017-09-10 18:41 0

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Today in Spy Technology: Electronics That Disappear on Demand

  Imagine that you're an international spy carrying sensitive information. You're going to need better spy technology than invisible ink or code...

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Published: 2017-09-08 18:41 0

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The Makings of a Category 5 Hurricane

Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, brought devastation to the areas it hit. Now, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, is bound to be worse....

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Published: 2017-09-08 21:41 0

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5 Lesser-Known Astronomers You Should Know About

Astronomers will always have a special place in the history and development of science. Back when people were first starting to pay attention to what...

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Published: 2017-09-09 00:41 0

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Lip Prints are the New Fingerprints

   Fingerprints are now out of vogue. Well, not really. However, scientists have found that lip prints and fingerprints have more in common...

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Published: 2017-09-09 16:41 0

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Women are More Emotional Than Men Indeed—but Also Aren't

Scientists have found that women are more emotional than men after all—but that depends on the emotion in question.     In what...

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Published: 2017-09-09 19:41 0

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Northern Lights May Have Something to Do with 2016 Whale Strandings

The solar storms that cause the northern lights may have also caused whale strandings early last year.     Two whales that died strand...

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Published: 2017-09-09 20:41 0

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Astronomers Find Evidence of Mid-Sized Black Hole Near Milky Way's Center

This black hole is evidently a hundred thousand times more massive than the sun.     Molecular clouds swirl around a possible black ho...

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Published: 2017-09-09 23:41 0

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Five Foods to Include in Your Bug -Out Bag

All this talk of natural disasters and evacuations and may be making some of you feel a little nervous. The healthy way to react to recent weather eve...

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Published: 2017-09-10 00:41 0

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Preparing for the Next Harvey: When Extreme Weather Events Become More Common

Scientists have been warning us for years that as global warming progresses, we can expect extreme weather events to become more common.   &nb...

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Published: 2017-09-10 03:41 0

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Scientists Exhume Serial Killer HH Holmes to Confirm That He was Indeed Executed

Scientists were in for a few gory surprises when they exhumed the corpse of Dr. HH Holmes, a serial killer that confessed to killing 27 people. &nbs...

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Published: 2017-09-10 06:41 0

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The Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Public Health

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on infrastructure, livelihood, and the lives of people in affected areas is without a doubt tremendous. However, people...

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Published: 2017-09-10 09:41 0

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The Maximum Human Lifespan: The Oldest We Can Get

   People are living longer due to advances in medicine and nutrition, but of course, we can't live forever. Scientists have found what cou...

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Published: 2017-09-04 22:41 0

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September 2017's Celestial Events: Planets Align, Zodiacal Lights, and More

No celestial event this year may be able to beat last month's total eclipse, but that doesn't mean that there are no more wonders to be seen in the sk...

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Published: 2017-09-05 01:41 0

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