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Ocean Water's Increasing Acidification and Its Debilitating Effects on Marine Life

Previous studies showed how the increase of carbon dioxide seeping into our ocean makes the bodies of water more acidic and less alkaline, ultimatel...

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Get Your Creative Juices Flowing by Listening to Happy Music!

Need a creativity boost? Try listening to Antonio Vivaldi's Spring or any happy music. Simone Ritter, at Radboud University in the Netherlands, and...

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Next on Plastic's Ubiquity: These are Taking Over Our Drinking Water Already!

Water is life, as a famous adage go. All of the billions of people living around this planet need to drink water from time to time in order to survi...

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Sleepio: A New Online Therapy for Better Sleeps and Mental Health!

Were you asleep? Have you slept? Sleep can have a profound effect on the body--both physically and mentally. Sleep problems such as insomnia are co...

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Finding a "Match" in Facebook? A Tinder-like Upgrade

Last Wednesday night, some iOS and Android users from Toronto and New Zealand may have been greeted by a notification in Facebook that said "[Name] an...

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I See Your Pain Clearly: AIs Can Tell How Hurt You are by Just Studying Your Face

From 1 to 10, how much pain are you in right now? When trying to help a patient, most doctors ask for their pain score and look at their facial exp...

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Drill Into Cancer Cells in Just 60 Seconds with Nanomachines!

Researchers from the Durham university may have developed a groundbreaking breakthrough--killing cancer cells in just about 60 seconds! They starte...

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Published: 2017-09-10 15:41 0

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Would You Dare Cover Yourself with Thousands of Bees?

Buzz- buzzzzz! Forget Owl City's 1,000 hugs from 10,000 lightning bugs for here's a better (?) feat! Prepare to be riled up as the cringy story...

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Published: 2017-09-10 16:41 0

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Fighting Deadly Brain Cancers with the Zika Virus!

About four years ago, a virus from Polynesia arrived in South America and generated panic to the public. It caused babies to be born with severe bra...

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Published: 2017-09-10 17:41 0

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Spiders can Now Produce Enhanced "Super Silk" Strong Enough to Hold a Human!

There's no real life Spiderman but spider webs can soon help humans. A new study led by Nicola Pugno at Italy's University of Trento consisted of fee...

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Published: 2017-09-09 03:41 0

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The Amusing Case of Homewrecker Ants Getting Robbed by Sneaky Beetles

Pests pestered by other pests. A very quick karma? Jet ants (Lasius fuliginosus)--popularly known as shining black ants--is one notorious species l...

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Published: 2017-09-09 06:41 0

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"Smell of Data" Device: A More Instinctual Approach to Virtual Security

Sniff, sniff. What's that smell? Creators Leanne Wijnsma and Froukje Tan is introducing a new way of securing our data. Ironically, the heart of this...

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Published: 2017-09-09 11:41 0

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Researchers May Have Figured Out Why Ostriches Are Fast Runners

Looks like the bird world's most famous celebrity star has funny bones. Ostriches have long been known to be the largest living bird species and th...

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Published: 2017-09-09 14:41 0

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Ebony and Ivory: The Peculiar Companionship of Cat and Rat

Move over, Tom and Jerry! Brooklyn Cat Café in New York City welcomes their customers with the cute meows and encourages kitty playtimes. In...

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Published: 2017-09-09 15:41 0

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Brighter Life Experiences for Blind People with the Use of Echolocation

Few more clicks and you would be able to sketch the entire room without seeing. Echolocation is basically using one's mouth to make clicks. These c...

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Published: 2017-09-05 06:41 0

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Creating Battery-like Devices with Just Fallen Leaves in the Street!

What do people usually do with dry, autumn leaves? Simple; they just burn it, right? But what if I tell you that this seemingly normal and obvious...

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Published: 2017-09-05 09:41 0

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"Mother Reefs" that Spread Life Through Ocean Currents: A Chance to Conservation?

The mother of all life in the coral world! Turns out ocean has its own way of thriving that we didn't know about. Meet the different "mother" reefs...

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Published: 2017-09-05 12:41 0

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Are These Male Lions Mating...In Front of a Female?

"Really? Right in front of my salad?" On August 19, amateur wildlife photographer Russ Bridges and his wife went to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in th...

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Published: 2017-09-05 15:41 0

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Snow Leopards Will No Longer be Classed Endangered! But Why are Scientists Alarmed?

Hooray! Wait, what? Since 1986, the International Union for Conservation of Nature classified snow leopards as "endangered". However, with conservati...

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Published: 2017-09-06 05:41 0

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Dance For Your Brain: Reverse Signs of Aging by Moving to the Rhythm!

Just dance, gonna be okay. Da-da doo-doo-mmm! Elderly people, time to move your body and reverse signs of brain aging in 5, 6, 7, 8!  A new st...

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Published: 2017-09-06 08:41 0

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Seemingly "Cute and Normal Aquarium Fish" Thrives in the Deepest Parts of Mariana Trench!

Fact #1: Mariana Trench is deep. Fact #2: So deep that if Mount Everest were dropped into it, you can still enjoy its mile depth before you reach the...

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Published: 2017-09-06 13:41 0

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Too Thin or Too Thick: How Media Easily Affects Our Beauty Ideals

Fifteen minutes. That's all media need to fck up people's minds. In lands far away from the fast paced technology-loving society lived people who h...

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Published: 2017-09-06 16:41 0

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The Most Violent and Bloody Past of England: Medieval London!

Move aside Game of Thrones, I thirst for more blood! Let medieval London show you what violence truly is. If you think Robb Stark's red wedding was r...

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Published: 2017-09-07 10:41 0

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Stainless Steel Sinks Stink! Here's How it Can Put Your Life at Risk

A move to safer taps? Who wouldn't have utilized today's firm favorite material for kitchen and bathroom sinks--the popular stainless steel? Since it...

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Published: 2017-09-07 11:41 0

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Should Australia Push for Random Drug Tests on Welfare Recipients?

G'day mate! Actually, not so. Fair warning: people receiving government income support in Australia, mark your calendars for there could be a two-yea...

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Published: 2017-09-07 12:41 0

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Better Walk in Life for People with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder caused by damage to immature, developing brain. While children with the condition can still walk, this usually...

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Published: 2017-09-07 13:41 0

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Time to Start Working--How to Stop Procrastinating?

Wait, what’s this? A new game has been released? Cool. How did they do it though? Oh, cat videos! Have to let (insert friend) watch it! Also, go...

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Published: 2017-09-07 23:41 0

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Vitamin C to Slow Down the Development of Leukaemia

Certain blood cancers, like acute and chronic leukaemia, consists of mutations from a gene called TET2. TET2 helps a type of stem cell to mature pro...

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Published: 2017-09-08 00:41 0

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Not Yet Too Late to Get to Know The Iconic Dodo and Explore Their Secret Lifestyle

Who wouldn't have known the iconic dodo? You know, the one Lewis Carroll might've liked so much he made a caricature of the author on his book Alice...

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Published: 2017-09-08 01:41 0

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Wait, Some Frogs Do Have Snouts? (You'd Have to See this One!)

Pointy pig-nose, stumpy limbs and shiny, purple skin--does that sound like a perfect description of a frog? No? Meet this oddly adorable frog called...

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Published: 2017-09-08 02:41 0

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