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 2018-09-21 15:29 

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This Week's Strangest Science News...

Ready to get weird? Here are some of the strangest stories on Live Science this week....

 2018-09-21 12:52 

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Ancient Mystery Creature That Defied Classification Is Earth's Oldest Animal...

Ancient Mystery Creature That Defied Classification Is Earth's Oldest Animal...

 2018-09-21 12:44 

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What You See in This Famous Optical Illusion Could Reveal How Old You Are...

Who you see first in this optical illusion could be affected by your own age....

 2018-09-21 11:43 

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Astronauts Going to Mars Will Absorb Crazy Amounts of Radiation. Now We Know How Much....

There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut or the planet itself....

 2018-09-21 11:21 

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Family Finds Gooey 'Alien' Jellyfish on NZ Beach. And It Looks Like a Jell-O Mold....

A family found a giant, gooey blob on a New Zealand beach that turned out to be an enormous lion's mane jellyfish....

 2018-09-21 11:02 

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World's 2nd-Largest Shark Has an Olympic-Worthy Secret...

The basking shark may lead a languid lifestyle as a filter feeder, but it can still jump just as fast and as high as a great white....

 2018-09-21 07:02 

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Mutant Green Crabs Are Mean, and They're Invading Maine's Waters...

An aggressive breed of invasive crab is threatening the shellfish industry in Maine....

 2018-09-21 05:13 

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Soot from Air Pollution Found in Placentas of City-Dwelling Women...

The harmful effects of air pollution affect far more than a person's respiratory system; previous research has found that it can also hurt babies in the womb....

 2018-09-20 14:58 

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How Do You Dispose of a Dead Whale? (Hint: Not in a Tiny Dumpster)...

A video of a failed whale disposal draws attention to the problem of what to do with a beached whale corpse...

 2018-09-20 14:43 

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This Is the First Praying Mantis Known to Hunt Fish...

Scientists observed the first-ever evidence of praying mantises hunting fish....

 2018-09-20 13:20 

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Without Claws or Armor, 520-Million-Year-Old 'Naked' Critter Was Likely a Loner...

This tiny critter had no claws and no armor ... so how did it survive 520 million years ago?...

 2018-09-20 10:58 

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Why Women Are Still Attracted to 'Benevolently Sexist' Men...

But researchers have also revealed a paradox: Women prefer men who behave in ways that could be described as benevolently sexist over those who don't....

 2018-09-20 10:51 

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Already Weird Atoms Get Stranger, May Hold Ability to Bond with 'Nothing'...

While a typical chemical bond requires two entities, there is one kind of atom that may be able to bond to "ghost" atoms or those that don't exist....

 2018-09-20 10:49 

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Rare Footage Shows Beautiful Orcas Toying with Helpless Sea Turtles...

A small group of orcas (Orcinus orca) near the Galapagos Islands was caught on camera as they pushed, spun and dragged sea turtles around as though the turtles were pool toys....

 2018-09-20 10:47 

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Pufferfish 'Artist' Crafts Intricate Sand Wheel in Captivating Video...

Mating time offers Japanese pufferfish a chance to demonstrate their artistic side....

 2018-09-20 10:42 

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Traces of the World's First 'Microbrew' Found in a Cave in Israel...

Archaeologists in Israel discovered what may be the oldest known evidence of beer-brewing in the world....

 2018-09-20 08:38 

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Your Personal Bubble Isn't Empty Space, It's Actually Teeming with Tiny Guests...

Researchers used a tiny air-monitoring device and found a host of bacteria, fungi and chemicals follows people around wherever they go....

 2018-09-20 08:03 

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Woman's Swollen Pinkie Finger Was Rare Sign of Tuberculosis...

For one woman in California, a puffy pinkie was a rare sign of tuberculosis, according to a new report of the case....

 2018-09-20 07:45 

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Daylight Saving Time 2018: A Guide to the When, Why, What and How...

Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about Daylight Saving Time (often misspelled as 'savings'), including times, dates, its history and more....

 2018-09-20 06:51 

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Confirmed: If You Give an Octopus MDMA, It Will Get All Cuddly...

Octopuses can get high on MDMA, or ecstacy, which suggests that mood-regulation systems in humans may have ancient roots....

 2018-09-20 06:43 

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This Machine Will Hug Your 'Soft Bodies' and Force Them to Be Twitchy Robots...

Say goodbye to your favorite teddy bear. It's robo-Teddy now....

 2018-09-20 05:01 

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Child-Porn Investigation Caused New Mexico Observatory Closure: Report...

An FBI investigation into child pornography caused the peculiar closure of a New Mexico solar observatory earlier this month, according to the news agency Reuters....

 2018-09-19 14:16 

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Cobra-Crowned Sphinx Statue with Ceremonial Beard Discovered in Egypt...

Archaeologists excavating at the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan, Egypt, have discovered a beautifully preserved sphinx statue....

 2018-09-19 12:01 

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Hey, Spock! Real-Life 'Planet Vulcan' Discovered...

Scientists have identified a real exoplanet around the star 40 Eridani A, which was made famous in 'Star Trek' as the Vulcans' sun....

 2018-09-19 11:27 

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The Strongest Material in the Universe Could Be (Nuclear) Pasta...

These noodles of neutrons, called nuclear pasta, may be 10 billion times stronger than steel....

 2018-09-19 11:24 

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For Tiny Light Particles, 'Before' and 'After' Mean Nothing...

In the quantum world, the concepts of 'before' and 'after' can blend together....

 2018-09-19 11:22 

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The Identity of This Remarkably Well-Preserved Egyptian Mummy Remains a Mystery...

Archaeologists have unearthed a remarkably well-preserved mummy that was buried in a sandstone sarcophagus in southern Egypt....

 2018-09-19 11:20 

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Why the SpaceX Lunar Tourists Won't Walk on the Moon...

Twelve people have walked on the moon, and Elon Musk won't add any Japanese billionaires to that number anytime soon....

 2018-09-19 08:07 

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1,000-Foot-Long Spider Web Is Just a Summer Orgy, Expert Says...

Residents of a Greek town woke up to see their beaches covered in a 1,000-foot-long spider web. And experts say it's the result of a summery lovefest....

 2018-09-19 06:28 

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Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina...

21 pig-manure lagoons "overtopped", releasing pig waste into the environment, according to numbers released by North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality...

 2018-09-19 06:02 

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Scientists Just Found the Guys Who Are Killing Africa's Elephants...

Here's how gumshoe geneticists are taking down Africa's largest ivory cartels....

 2018-09-19 06:00 

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Photos: Seized Elephant Ivory Reveals How Massive Cartels Operate...

Genetic analyses of seized elephant tusks can tell scientists how organized criminals and poachers operate....

 2018-09-18 16:29 

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This Experiment Will Shoot Ghostly Particles Through Earth, Answer Why We Exist...

An international group of physicists has announced that they have seen the first signals in a cube-shaped detector called ProtoDUNE....

 2018-09-18 11:19 

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10 Reasons Why Humans Are So Gross...

The science behind the gross things that we do helps us to understand why we, as humans, are so disgusting....

 2018-09-18 11:13 

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Is That 'Midlife Crisis' Really Alzheimer's Disease?...

Here's what young-onset Alzheimer's looks like....

 2018-09-18 11:10 

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Why Does OJ Taste Bad After You Brush Your Teeth?...

Why do orange juice and other foods that taste sweet turn nasty after your morning teeth brushing? The answer's in the chemistry....

 2018-09-18 10:56 

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Amazingly Preserved Wolf Pup Mummy Discovered in Yukon Gold Mine...

While searching for gold in western Canada's Yukon territory, miners found the mummies of an ice-age caribou and wolf pup....

 2018-09-18 07:56 

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Weird Infrared Signal Emanates Across Space, But What Created It?...

Space is filled with bizarre signals that us Earthlings scramble to put meaning to. Researchers detected yet another mysterious signal that emanated from near a neutron star, and, for the first time, it's infrared....

 2018-09-18 07:26 

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Great White Sharks Gather in Droves in the Middle of Nowhere, But Why?...

Scientists tracking white sharks to an area in the middle of the open ocean think the predators might be gathering there to munch on elusive deep-sea creatures....

 2018-09-18 06:53 

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Are These Four Personality Types for Real?...

Researchers say people cluster into four personality types, but that may not tell you anything about yourself you didn't already know....

 2018-09-18 06:27 

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Melting Arctic Permafrost Releases Acid that Dissolves Rocks, Releases CO2...

Melting permafrost in the Arctic sets the stage for chemical reactions in exposed minerals that create sulfuric acid, releasing carbon dioxide as the rock erodes....

 2018-09-17 14:17 

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Asteroid Hides Behind Sparkling Spiral Galaxy in This Dazzling Telescope View...

The spiral galaxy NGC 3981 whirls in a new image from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile....

 2018-09-17 14:15 

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The Human Eye Can See 'Ghost Images'...

The human eye can detect ghostly images from light and pattern....

 2018-09-17 13:54 

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Woman's Liver Problems Tied to Her Turmeric Supplement...

For one woman in Arizona, taking a turmeric supplement may have triggered an uncommon liver problem....

 2018-09-17 13:51 

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If You Throw a Compostable Cup in the Trash, Does It Still Break Down?...

Here's what happens if a compostable fork ends up in a landfill....

 2018-09-17 13:46 

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Japanese Billionaire Will Be First Lunar Tourist. And He Plans to Invite Artists....

Yusaku Maezawa, founder of clothing company ZoZo, will be the first space tourist to travel around the moon, private spaceflight company SpaceX announced tonight (Sept. 17)....

 2018-09-17 11:32 

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Ancient Three-Way Collision Formed British Mainland...

The ancient precursor to the British mainland was made of three separate chunks of continent, not two....

 2018-09-17 11:32 

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Bizarre Physics Phenomenon Suggests Objects Can Be Two Temperatures at Once...

The first new uncertainty principle to be formulated in decades helps explain why a quantum object can be two temperatures at once....

 2018-09-17 11:26 

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'Thor's Well' Seems to Drain to the Underworld in Incredible Photo (Here's Why)...

The ocean seems to disappear into Oregon's rocky coastline....

 2018-09-17 11:11 

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Trove of Art Stolen from Jewish Family Rediscovered, Identified as Nazi Loot...

Four newly identified pieces of Nazi-looted art go on display in Berlin with the famed Gurlitt trove....

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