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Dipped, Hung and Baked: New Fireproof Plastic Is Designed After Mother-Of-Pearl!

Nacre, also known as mother-of-pearl, makes up the outer coating of pearls. It can also be found on the inner shell layer of some molluscs. It&rsquo...

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Published: 2017-07-24 10:17 0

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Predicting Game of Thrones Character Deaths Using a Network Model

    Who will die next on Game of Thrones? As fans of the show know, Game of Thrones character deaths always come as a shock. Good guys,...

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Published: 2017-07-24 07:17 0

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Exhumation Reveals That Salvador Dali's Mustache Remains Intact

  Artist Salvador Dalí's mustache is intact and still in the (in)famous “ten past ten” position.   Dalí died...

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Published: 2017-07-24 04:17 0

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We Have 6,909 Living Languages. How Did This Happen?

  There are currently 6,909 living languages in the world right now, but there are only 196 countries. How do people living in the same geogra...

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Published: 2017-07-24 01:17 0

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An Automaton's Works of Art: Poems by the Shore

"Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we...

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Published: 2017-07-23 22:17 0

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The Modern Day Cookbook: Take A Photo and Grab the Recipe

Gone are the days when you just stare at a food in the restaurant or Instagram and just silently wish you have the recipe. When you look at a dish...

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Published: 2017-07-23 19:17 0

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Scientists Found a Trace of Mysterious Human Ancestors in Our Saliva

  Scientists have found hints that a “ghost” species of human ancestors may have contributed to the genes of modern humans in Sub-...

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Published: 2017-07-23 16:17 0

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Combating Pseudoscience and Peddlers of Snake Oil

  If there's anything that actress Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle company Goop contributed to 2017, it's a master course on how to sell pseudosci...

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Published: 2017-07-22 04:04 0

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Coaching Artificial Intelligence to Pass the Turing Test

  A Ph.D. student at McGill University is coaching artificial intelligence programs to pass the Turing test.   The Turing test is a te...

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Published: 2017-07-22 01:04 0

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Small and Terrific: We may be able to Learn a Lot From Ants' Collective Intelligence

Remember your childhood movie "Antz"? There, we were able to explore the world of, well, ants and see them create brilliant things like when they made...

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Published: 2017-07-21 22:04 0

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This Fabric may Look Soft and Weak But Its Amazing Strength Can Revolutionize Joint Replacements!

Who would've known that if you mix a certain material found in both contact lenses and jellos, together with fiber glass fabric, you'd be able to crea...

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Published: 2017-07-21 17:04 0

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Doctors Extract 27 Contact Lenses from a Woman's Eye

  A 67-year-old British woman went in for a routine cataract removal surgery and came out with a chunk of 27 contact lenses from her right eye...

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Published: 2017-07-21 14:04 0

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Don and Hilary are Wreaking Havoc Across the Oceans

  Don and Hilary are stirring up some trouble in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.   By that we mean the tropical storms Don and Hilary....

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Published: 2017-07-21 11:04 0

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Doctors Reverse Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

  A parent's worst nightmare miraculously did not come true. Two-year-old Eden Carlson had drowned in her family's pool, but doctors were able...

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Published: 2017-07-21 06:04 0

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A New Evolution Story for Man's Best Friend

  There's a new narrative in the works that explains how man's best friend came to be what they are today.   The scientific community h...

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Published: 2017-07-21 03:04 0

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