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 2018-12-10 17:03 

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How Rising Temperatures Suffocated 96 Percent of Sea Life in Earth's Biggest Extinction...

Here's the horrifying way these sea creatures met their end more than 250 million years ago....

 2018-12-10 15:59 

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It's Official! NASA's Famed Voyager 2 Spacecraft Reaches Interstellar Space...

It's time to say goodbye to one of the most storied explorers of our age: Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space....

 2018-12-10 14:45 

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How to Survive the 'Game of Thrones,' According to Science...

If you want to survive the "Game of Thrones," it pays to be noble, female and flexible about the concept of loyalty....

 2018-12-10 12:23 

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16 of the Most Interesting Ancient Board and Dice Games...

From the forerunner to backgammon to a Norse strategy game called Viking chess, here's a look at the fascinating games played in our very distant past....

 2018-12-10 12:09 

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4,000-Year-Old Game Board Carved into the Earth Shows How Nomads Had Fun...

It's one of the world's oldest board games....

 2018-12-10 08:49 

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Here's Why Scientists Are Poring Over Ancient Alpaca Poo...

Chemical traces from alpaca poop dating to over 1,000 years ago are helping scientists to trace the history of the animals' domestication....

 2018-12-10 07:41 

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Earth's Mysterious 'Deep Biosphere' Is Home to Millions of Undiscovered Species, Scientists Say...

The Earth's deep, underground ecosystems are nearly twice as big as the planet's oceans — and they could hold millions of undiscovered species. Thousands of scientists are racing to discover them....

 2018-12-09 13:58 

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This Fluffy Alien World Farts Helium...

As a Jupiter-size world swings around its small but active star, bombarded by radiation, the planet leaves behind a tail of escaping helium as wide as itself — and researchers have spotted this tail from the ground....

 2018-12-09 13:49 

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Will Dark Matter Mess with These Ultraprecise Atomic Clocks?...

New work uses a global network of ultraprecise atomic clocks to search for signs of dark matter....

 2018-12-08 14:19 

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Tiny 'Blueberries' on Mars Continue to Baffle Scientists...

A new study of weird terrestrial rocks offers a different perspective on tiny Marian 'blueberries'; spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover....

 2018-12-08 14:14 

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China Launches 1st Mission to Land on Far Side of the Moon...

China's robotic Chang'e 4 spacecraft launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center this afternoon (Dec. 7), kicking off the first-ever surface mission to the moon's far side....

 2018-12-07 16:57 

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Physicists Keep Trying — and Failing — to Find Dark Matter in Dark Places...

A summertime sparkle seemed to hint that researchers had found dark matter, but it looks like those scientists were wrong....

 2018-12-07 12:58 

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The Human Fossil-Fuel Addiction: Greenhouse Emissions Soar to Record Levels...

Despite warnings that there is little time left to get a handle on global warming, carbon emissions are on the rise....

 2018-12-07 12:13 

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Sorry Indiana Jones, the Ark of the Covenant Is Not Inside This Ethiopian Church...

Several media outlets are reporting the Ark of the Covenant holding the Ten Commandments is hiding inside the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion....

 2018-12-07 08:43 

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Climate Change Is Making Sharks Right-Handed...

Sharks raised in a warmed-up tank showed a predisposition for making right-hand turns....

 2018-12-07 07:53 

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How Do Animals Breathe Underwater?...

How exactly do the world's water-dwellers breathe underwater? It turns out they've evolved many strategies....

 2018-12-07 06:23 

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Man Coughs Up a Giant Blood Clot in the Shape of His Lung...

A man in California surprised his doctors when he coughed up an unusual looking blood clot: It was in the shape of his lung....

 2018-12-06 17:43 

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'Chemo Brain' May Result from Effects on 'Helper Cells.' The Finding Could Lead to Possible Treatments....

A new study provides insight into how certain chemotherapy drugs affect brain cells. The study also identified a potential new treatment for "chemo brain."...

 2018-12-06 16:07 

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Ancient, Unknown Strain of Plague Found in 5,000-Year-Old Tomb in Sweden...

Archaeologists discovered an ancient strain of plague on the remains in a tomb in Sweden. The disease may have wiped out Neolithic European populations....

 2018-12-06 12:15 

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Astronomers Think They've Figured Out the Raging Swirls of Gas Around Supermassive Black Holes...

Churning, hellish, hot-cold gas storms swirl around our universe's supermassive black holes. But the scientists involved in discovering them would prefer you call them "fountains."...

 2018-12-06 12:00 

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A Common Virus May Be Linked to Heart Problems in Fetuses...

A common virus that typically causes only mild symptoms in adults might lead to heart defects in developing human fetuses...

 2018-12-06 11:48 

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Man Unknowingly Buys 4,000-Year-Old Pottery at Flea Market, Uses It As Toothbrush Holder...

You never know what you'll find at a flea market....

 2018-12-06 11:19 

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Polonium: A Rare and Highly Volatile Radioactive Element...

Polonium is a rare, highly volatile radioactive element first discovered by the Polish-French physicist Marie Curie in 1898....

 2018-12-06 08:36 

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'It Was Just Dead Brain Tissue': Seattle Women Dies from Extremely Unusual Infection...

A woman in Seattle was infected with an extremely rare amoeba called Balamunthia mandrillaris, according to recent report of her case....

 2018-12-06 08:34 

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Centuries-Old Ninja Oath Warns of Divine Wrath...

In a solemn oath, a ninja swore never to reveal the secrets of his craft, on pain of wrath being visited upon generations of his descendants....

 2018-12-06 07:11 

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Stonehenge Archaeologists Furious at Construction Crew Accused of 'Smashing' a 6,000-Year-Old Platform...

Archaeologists have accused a government construction company of smashing a 6,000-year-old artifact buried near Stonehenge. The company denies it....

 2018-12-06 06:41 

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment...

Hand, foot and mouth disease can spread quickly across child care centers and elementary schools. Here's what to look for and how to manage the disease....

 2018-12-06 06:03 

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Uterine Cancer Killing More US Women, with Black Women Hardest Hit...

Uterine cancer incidence rates and death rates are rising in the U.S., according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

 2018-12-06 06:02 

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Seal with Eel Stuck Up Its Nose Was Probably Just Really Bad at Hunting, Scientists Say...

The Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program released a photo on Monday of a poor Hawaiian monk seal, squinting in what can only be a what-is-my-life look, with a probably-also-distressed eel stuck up its nose....

 2018-12-05 17:06 

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This Frozen Russian Island Is the World's Biggest Jigsaw Puzzle...

For a fleeting period every year, the remote New Siberian Islands turn into a stunning jigsaw puzzle of fractured ice, as seen in this gorgeous NASA image....

 2018-12-05 16:17 

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Photos: 500-Year-Old Body of Man with Thigh-High Boots...

Archaeologists discovered the man's body in London's sewer system....

 2018-12-05 15:16 

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500-Year-Old Body of Man Wearing Thigh-High Boots Found in London Sewer Construction...

Was this a 500-year-old fashion statement?...

 2018-12-05 15:04 

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Here's the Truth Behind a NASA Document on Aliens Visiting Earth...

Silvano Colombano said that his view on aliens visiting Earth "is not accurately represented" in a viral Fox News article....

 2018-12-05 14:40 

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Rare Rainfall in the Atacama Is Deadly for Its Tiniest Inhabitants...

What is supposed to be a boon to life caused bacteria to burst like balloons....

 2018-12-05 11:51 

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A Woman's Odd Symptoms After Chiropractic 'Neck Manipulation' Revealed a Brain Cyst...

A women's chiropractic procedure to manipulate her neck may have inadvertently led doctors to discover a large cyst in her brain that had likely been there for decades....

 2018-12-05 09:35 

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SpaceX Launches Dragon Cargo Ship to Space Station, But Misses Rocket Landing...

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft lifted off today (Dec. 5), carrying more than 5,600 lbs. (2,500 kilograms) of crew supplies, science investigations and equipment toward the orbiting lab — no thanks to some moldy rodent chow that held up the launch....

 2018-12-05 08:24 

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Scary Map Shows Where Animal Poop Is Turning into Deadly Ammonia Pollution...

Here's where all the farm animals are pooping, y'all....

 2018-12-05 07:07 

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This Legless Lizard Breathes Through 'Christmas Trees' Growing from Its Head...

A sinuous swamp salamander with spots like a leopard and Christmas-tree-shaped fronds growing from its head hid from scientists for decades....

 2018-12-05 07:00 

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Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Ever...

The rate of vanishing ice is "off the charts."...

 2018-12-05 06:47 

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What Is X-Ray Spectroscopy?...

X-ray spectroscopy is used across several areas of science and technology to better understand the atomic characteristics of various materials....

 2018-12-04 14:26 

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Moldy Mouse Chow Delays SpaceX Dragon Launch to Space Station...

SpaceX's next cargo launch to the International Space Station has been pushed back to Wednesday (Dec. 5) due to a rodent problem....

 2018-12-04 13:41 

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SpaceX Delay May Mean 36,000 Wormy Passengers Are Too Old for Their Planned Experiments...

Here's what those wriggling worms are expected to do in space ... and it's not to scare aliens....

 2018-12-04 13:39 

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Scientists Just Discovered What May Be Canada's Largest Cave. And It Looks Like Sarlacc's Pit....

A helicopter team counting caribou in Canada recently made an unexpected discovery....

 2018-12-04 13:20 

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Humanity's Largest Atom Smasher Takes a Pause, Will Wake Up Again in 2021...

Particles: Breathe easy. Scientists at the world's largest particle collider have no plans to smash you together until spring 2021....

 2018-12-04 12:37 

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Common Chemicals in Toiletries May Lead to Early Puberty...

Chemicals found in shampoo and makeup may shift up the onset of puberty....

 2018-12-04 12:29 

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Were Paleo Artists Also Self-Mutilators?...

A new paper argues that Paleolithic cave artists may have cut off their own fingers....

 2018-12-04 08:16 

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Tehran Is Sinking Dramatically, And It May Be Too Late to Recover...

The ground is shifting under Tehran, capitol of Iran....

 2018-12-04 08:04 

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Carnivores: Facts About Meat Eaters...

A carnivore is an animal or plant that eats the flesh of animals....

 2018-12-04 07:10 

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Cancer DNA Binds to Gold. That Could Lead to New Cancer Blood Test....

Researchers have discovered a curious difference between the DNA from cancer cells and that from healthy cells, and this finding could lead to a new blood test for cancer....

 2018-12-04 06:20 

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Centipedes and Millipedes: Lots of Legs, What's the Difference?...

Centipedes and millipedes look similar, but there are a few key differences between these leggy creatures....

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