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The Surface of Mars may be More Uninhabitable than We Thought

Mars in UV light[Photo by Reuters] Don't plan for that trip to Mars just yet. Lab experiments have found that the surface of Mars is actually inhospi...

Published: 2017-07-07 09:14 0

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Harrowing Video Shows Metastasis, or the Spread of Cancer

New scanning technology can track the spread of cancer.[Photo by Hiroki R. Ueda/Kohei Miyazono] Biologists have found a way to track as well as recor...

Published: 2017-07-07 04:21 0

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Heads Up, Perpetual Bachelors: Men Have Biological Clocks, Too

It's not just women who have a biological clock. We've all probably heard it before: though women are unable to have children past a certain age, men...

Published: 2017-07-06 23:24 0

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Dogs Have Joined Efforts to Locate the Remains of Amelia Earhart

A group of four border collies may be making history. A group of four human remains detection dogs are on an expedition that hopes to finally locate...

Published: 2017-07-06 20:14 0

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Dirty Money: What Comes Out of the ATM Along with Your Cash

Where have your dollar bills been? Talk about dirty money—a lot of unsavory things come with our money when it changes hands. A new study shows us h...

Published: 2017-07-06 01:39 0

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Exploring an Environmentally-Friendly House Made of Bottles and Sand

A house in progress[Photo by Pablo Mediavilla Costa/El Pais] Tateh Lehbib Braica, an engineer, built an environmentally-friendly house that can prote...

Published: 2017-07-05 03:16 0

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Facial Reconstruction Makes 3,700-Year-Old Bones Come Alive Again

The chief (second from the left), the young woman (third from the left), and the twins.[Image by Philippe Froesch, Visual Forensic] High-tech facial...

Published: 2017-07-02 08:42 0

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The Value of the Great Barrier Reef? Priceless

Commodity or irreplaceable natural wonder? You can put a price on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, but you can't measure its true value in dollar sign...

Published: 2017-07-02 06:53 0

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Extreme Weather was Due to Just a Half-Degree Temperature Increase

Are you ready for even hotter summers? Just half a degree Celsius increase was all it took for extreme weather to take place in several parts of the...

Published: 2017-07-02 05:06 0

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Drum Solos are a Courtship Tool for Cockatoos

A photo of a male pal cockatoo drumming[Photo by Christina Zdenek] Scientists believe that palm cockatoos include some pretty sick drum solos in thei...

Published: 2017-07-01 21:59 0

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Putting the ART in Artificial Intelligence: Creating New Art Styles with AI

Art doesn't need paint and paintbrushes if AI has anything to say about it. What would you say if someone told you that artificial intelligence is no...

Published: 2017-07-01 19:47 0

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Dog Vision: How Dogs See the World

How do all these colors look to a dog? Like this. Here's a well-known myth about dog vision: that dogs only see in black and white. While dogs cer...

Published: 2017-06-30 02:49 0

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Global Warming News: Oceans are Heating Up Rapidly, Scientists Find

Oceans absorb 90% of the planet's heat. However, our oceans are quickly warming up. We have some bad global warming news: the world's oceans are rapid...

Published: 2017-06-29 05:00 0

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Global Warming News: Oceans are Heating Up Rapidly, Scientists Find

Oceans absorb 90% of the planet's heat. However, our oceans are quickly warming up. We have some bad global warming news: the world's oceans are rapid...

Published: 2017-06-29 05:00 0

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Has the Mystery of “Bright Nights” Finally been Solved?

This may be as close as we can get to a bright night.[Photo by Taylor Durrer] Scientists may have discovered the reason why the phenomenon of “bright...

Published: 2017-06-28 08:20 0

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Trying to Conceive? Don't Live Next to Noisy Roads

Living in a noisy neighborhood may have more consequences than we expect. Researchers have found that living near a noisy road can negatively affect...

Published: 2017-06-28 05:01 0

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New Ransomware Hits Organizations in Three Continents

New ransomware has disrupted the operations of companies in Europe, the US, and Australia. Just last month, the WannaCry ransomware attacked compute...

Published: 2017-06-28 01:29 0

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Going Viral may Require the Use of Moral-Emotional Words, Study Finds

What kinds of political tweets tend to go viral on Twitter? Political social media posts have a better chance of going viral when they contain moral...

Published: 2017-06-27 19:17 0

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Beat Anxiety by Easing up on Yourself, Science Says

Anxiety can be hard to deal with, but these coping strategies might help. Going easy on yourself is an effective way to beat anxiety and keep symptom...

Published: 2017-06-27 05:10 0

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Elephants are Drama Queens, as New Video Footage Shows

A mother elephant got unnecessarily worried over her little one.[Photo by Casey Allen] Video footage of a baby elephant falling into a pool of water...

Published: 2017-06-27 02:11 0

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Bummer: NASA Denies That it Has Found Alien Life

Anonymous may have gotten ahead of itself. Last week, hacking group Anonymous spilled the beans that NASA was about to announce the discovery of alie...

Published: 2017-06-26 20:31 0

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“Dragon-Like” Amphibians Found at Record Depths in Underground Lake

Underground lakes in Europe are home to mysterious amphibians once thought to be young dragons. A team of biologists and divers have come upon a stra...

Published: 2017-06-25 05:36 0

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NASA Calls Out Gwyneth Paltrow's Website “Goop” Over Pseudoscientific Claims

Regain the balance of energy in your body or something like that with these stickers.[Photo by Body Vibes] If there's any time that you should check...

Published: 2017-06-25 01:17 0

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Sex Sells, as the Old Adage Goes, but Does it Really?

Suggestive advertisements aren't more effective than other kinds of ads. Though conventional wisdom says that sex sells, 30 years of advertising stud...

Published: 2017-06-24 21:42 0

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Is There a Tenth Planet Lurking at the Edge of Our Solar System?

An artist's impression of the mysterious planetary body.[Image by Heather Roper/LPL] Astronomers have noticed evidence of what may be a tenth planet...

Published: 2017-06-24 19:38 0

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Our Role as Individuals in the Generation of Food Waste

How much of the food you buy ends up in the trash?[Photo by Redd Angelo] Researchers say that we generate more food waste than we realize each month....

Published: 2017-06-24 08:05 0

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A Pair of Bald Eagles Adopted the Offspring of Their Mortal Enemy

The red-tailed hawk hatchling, right, looks out over the edge of the eagle nest.[Photo by Suzanne Huot] Bald eagles are raising a baby red-tailed haw...

Published: 2017-06-24 05:56 0

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Spotting Modern-Day Slavery from Space

Satellite images may be instrumental in identifying slavery sites. Something good can indeed come from crowdsourcing. A new project involving online...

Published: 2017-06-24 02:41 0

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Chimpanzees Change Their Hunting Habits When Under Human Surveillance

Chimpanzees commonly hunt colobus monkeys in groups.[Photo by Anup Shah/NPL] New findings show that chimpanzees change the way they hunt when they kno...

Published: 2017-06-24 01:22 0

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Chimpanzees Change Their Hunting Habits When Under Human Surveillance

Chimpanzees commonly hunt colobus monkeys in groups.[Photo by Anup Shah/NPL] New findings show that chimpanzees change the way they hunt when they kno...

Published: 2017-06-24 01:22 0

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