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Astrophysicists Made Celestial Music with Saturn's Rings and Moons

    Astrophysicists have created music out of the movements of Saturn's rings and moons in honor of spacecraft Cassini's final dive into...

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Published: 2017-09-05 18:41 0

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Four TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets May Have Loads of Water

Four of the seven TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets may possibly have large amounts of water, scientists say. These findings may increase the possibility of findi...

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Published: 2017-09-05 21:41 0

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The Latest in the Hunt for Alien Life: 15 Strange Signals from a Distant Galaxy

   Scientists searching the universe for signs of alien life detected a burst of 15 radio signals, all taking place in the space of five ho...

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Published: 2017-09-06 02:41 0

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Human Teachers Can Prevent Fatal AI Mistakes

   With artificial intelligence becoming more and more prevalent, people have been justifiably wary of getting replaced by a machine. Since...

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Published: 2017-09-06 17:41 0

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Cosmonauts Show the Effects of Space Flight on the Human Body

  Russian scientists have studied the blood of 18 cosmonauts to see the effects of space flight on the human body. Their findings show that our...

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Published: 2017-09-06 18:41 0

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There are Three Earth-Mass Planets Just 12 Light Years Away

  Astronomers have discovered a star system with three Earth-mass planets located just 12 light years away from Earth. This is therefore the clo...

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Published: 2017-09-06 19:41 0

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Will the Next Game of Thrones Book be Written by an Artificial Intelligence Program?

  Writer is here.   What's next for the Dragon and the Wolf? [Photo by Helen Sloan/Game of Thrones/HBO]     The off-season...

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Published: 2017-09-06 22:41 0

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A Case of Animal Altruism? Hippos “Save” Wildebeest from Crocodile

    When a pair of hippopotamuses came to rescue a wildebeest about to be a crocodile's lunch, people were quick to think that it's anot...

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Published: 2017-09-07 01:41 0

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Canine Compulsive Disorder: When Dogs Get Obsessed

Dogs develop compulsive behaviors as well, just like humans, described as canine compulsive disorder (CCD). Researchers now say that studying CCD may...

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Published: 2017-09-07 04:41 0

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The Dinosaur with Four Wings but Can't Fly

  In this irony of ironies, a dinosaur with four wings but can't fly might be able to teach scientists about how flight evolved in birds. &nbsp...

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Published: 2017-09-07 07:41 0

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Dads Get Postpartum Depression, Too

    Awareness about postpartum depression (PPD) rose when well-known women began opening up about having it. Actresses like Brooke Shiel...

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Published: 2017-09-07 14:41 0

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Scientists Discover Fossil of the Largest “Sea Dragon” of Its Kind

An artist's impression of Ichthyosaurus somertensis [Illustration by Joschua Knüppe]     Paleontologist Sven Sachs was studying anot...

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Published: 2017-09-07 15:41 0

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Animals and Disasters: Pet Safety in Times of Calamity

   Rescue efforts have been focused on bringing stranded Texans to safety in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. However, animal rescue groups ha...

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Published: 2017-09-07 16:41 0

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Climate Change and Hurricane Harvey: Was it a Man-Made Disaster?

Rising global temperatures are likely to have played a part in creating the monster that was Hurricane Harvey, making it possible that the storm was a...

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Published: 2017-09-07 17:41 0

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How Coffee Fuels Your Sugar Cravings

What confection do youtake your coffee with?     Bad news, coffee lovers. Coffee can make you less able to taste sweet foods, making your...

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Published: 2017-09-07 18:41 0

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Blue Whales are Communicating Differently Because the Ocean is so Noisy

A blue whale pod [Photo by Flip Nicklin, Minden Pictures]     The past two decades have seen the calls of blue whales gradually get lower...

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Published: 2017-09-07 19:41 0

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There's a New Theory to Explain the So-Called Alien Megastructure

A Dyson Swarm, which could be the formation of the so-called alien megastructure [Illustration by Vexedent]     Unfortunately, no, it's s...

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Published: 2017-09-07 20:41 0

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Ancient Babylonian Tablet Turns Out to be the World's Oldest Trigonometric Table

Librado Romero/The New York Times     3,700 years ago, a Babylonian genius took a reed pen to a clay tablet and created what could be the...

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Published: 2017-09-07 21:41 0

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ExxonMobil: Skeletons in the Closet and Decades of Deceit

Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters     Researchers have found that gas and oil giant ExxonMobil deliberately misled the public about the re...

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Published: 2017-09-07 22:41 0

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Could 139 Countries be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy by 2050?

Researchers have outlined a new and comprehensive plan that details how 139 countries can be powered by 100% renewable energy by the year 2050. &nbsp...

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Published: 2017-09-08 07:41 0

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Study Suggests That Female is not the Default Sex for Mammals

The embryo in the left side of the picture is normal, while the other one     Girls are made of sugar, spice, and everything nice, or so...

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Published: 2017-09-08 08:41 0

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Japan Introduces a New Robot Priest to Cut the Cost of Dying

Pepper, a humanoid robot for your Buddhist funeral needs [Photo by Everett Rosenfeld/CNBC]     If there's any country in the world where...

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Published: 2017-09-08 09:41 0

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Yes, it Does Snow on Mars

Nighttime summer snows may be contributing to the snow on Mars's poles. [Image by NASA, ESA,The Hubble Heritage Team/STScI/AURA]     In t...

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Published: 2017-09-08 10:41 0

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Chile Saves Rare Humboldt Penguins by Nixing a Huge Mining Project

A victory for Chile's Humboldt penguins [Photo by Adam Kumiszcza]     It's a rare win for a rare species. The Chilean government has reje...

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Published: 2017-08-24 01:11 0

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Uncovering the Exquisite Detail of an Ancient Painting Lost in the Mt. Vesuvius Eruption

The portrait (left) and its iron elemnt map (right). [Image by Roberto Alberti]     The towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried in l...

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Published: 2017-08-24 04:11 0

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President Trump Looked at the Eclipse Without Protective Eye Wear

Source: CNN     If Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson is to be believed, it's “the most impressive thing a president has ever do...

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Published: 2017-08-24 07:11 0

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Bad Contact Lens Habits That Can Make Your Eye Fall Out

Well, not literally fall out. However, these bad contact lens habits can cause infections and even blindness if you let things get too bad.  ...

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Published: 2017-08-24 19:11 0

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These Milk Capsules Will Help Reduce the Use of Plastic Containers

A milk capsule is a better alternative to milk in plastic containers. [Photo by Martha Wellner / MLU]     Milk capsules will reduce your...

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Published: 2017-08-24 22:11 0

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The Race Against Time to Unravel the Secrets of an 18th Century Shipwreck

Conservation team members with artifacts from the wreck. [Photo by Lauren Hurley/PA]     Marine archaeologists are in a race against time...

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Published: 2017-08-25 01:11 0

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The TRAPPIST-1 System May be Twice as Old as Our Solar System

Image by NASA/JPL-Caltech     Researchers have found that the TRAPPIST-1 system could be twice the age of our solar system—a findin...

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Published: 2017-08-25 04:11 0

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