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 2018-06-23 12:45 

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Water May Not Be the Only Sign of Alien Life...

A new study suggests also looking for "bioessential4; elements when searching for alien life....

 2018-06-23 12:42 

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Beachgoers Beware? 5 Pathogens That Lurk In Sand...

Beach sand can harbor a number of bacteria, parasites and fungi that are linked with diseases....

 2018-06-23 12:40 

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Why Do Our Brains Have Folds?...

Why do our brains — and the brains of other animals — have so many folds?...

 2018-06-22 14:25 

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The Everglades: River of Grass...

The Everglades is an intricate system of subtropical wetlands, lakes and rivers in south Florida....

 2018-06-22 14:15 

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The Galpagos Islands: Laboratory of Evolution...

The Galpagos Islands archipelago is home to a complex ecosystem that inspired renowned naturalist Charles Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution....

 2018-06-22 14:10 

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What Is Transgender?...

The term transgender describes people whose gender identity differs from the sex to which they were assigned at birth....

 2018-06-22 13:59 

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment...

For anyone who ever wondered 'why', Live Science makes every day a little more interesting by illuminating the amazing world around us...

 2018-06-22 13:23 

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Here's What Killed 13 Bald Eagles ... and Their Raccoon Dinner...

The pesticide that killed the bald eagles is extremely deadly....

 2018-06-22 10:41 

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Mars Will Soon 'Reverse Its Course' in the Sky...

Look up this weekend to catch bright Mars as it begins a zigzag detour across the spring sky....

 2018-06-22 10:29 

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The 'Keystone Virus' Had Never Been Seen in People, Until a Florida Teen Caught It...

A teenager in Florida is the first person known to be infected with a virus called Keystone virus, which is spread by mosquitoes....

 2018-06-22 10:16 

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Groundwater Levels Could Trigger Major Earthquakes...

There's a new theory on what may have triggered the 2014 earthquake that tore through California's Napa-Sonoma Valley....

 2018-06-22 08:27 

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Is This Leonardo Da Vinci's Oldest Surviving Work? Doubtful....

Did Leonardo Da Vinci paint this tile at age 18?...

 2018-06-22 06:18 

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The 'Perfect' Human Body Is Not What You Think...

What makes a so-called perfect body?...

 2018-06-22 06:04 

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Mars Had a Seriously Crazy Volcanic Past, New Study of 'UFO' Rocks Reveals...

Bizarre rock formation known as Medusae Fossae weren't created by UFOs crash-landing, but rather by massive volcanism on the Red Planet....

 2018-06-22 05:04 

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How Parents and Doctors Can Support Transgender Children...

There's a lot of misinformation out there for parents about doctors and gender non-conforming and transgender children. Here's the truth....

 2018-06-21 16:01 

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Photos: Great White Shark Mysteriously Washes Up on a California Beach...

Marine scientists are puzzled over why a great white shark just washed up, dead, on a beach in Santa Cruz, California....

 2018-06-21 15:55 

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A Dead Great White Shark on Santa Cruz Beach Leads to a Criminal Investigation...

A dead great white shark is now the subject of a criminal investigation in California....

 2018-06-21 15:36 

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Scientists Piped Music Into Women's Wombs to See If Fetuses Like Freddie Mercury...

Spoiler: They do!...

 2018-06-21 13:53 

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This Is NASA's New Plan to Detect and Destroy Asteroids Before They Hit Earth...

NASA has updated its plans to deflect potentially hazardous Earth-bound asteroids — and none of them involve Bruce Willis....

 2018-06-21 13:28 

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Koko, the Gorilla Who Used Sign Language, Is Dead at 46...

Koko, the western lowlands gorilla who signed her way into people's hearts, died in her sleep....

 2018-06-21 12:01 

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Some Paranormal Experiences May Be Explained by Sleep Paralysis, Exploding Head Syndrome...

If you believe in the paranormal you might not be surprised if you hear stories of deceased loved ones appearing during the night, huge explosions heard just as someone is drifting off with no obvious cause, and other peculiar occurrences....

 2018-06-21 10:48 

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Breads Made of Powdered Crickets May Be Loaded with Bacterial Spores...

A new study from Italy finds that breads made with powdered crickets may be loaded with potentially dangerous bacterial spores....

 2018-06-21 10:37 

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Vitamin D May Not Protect Against These Dangerous Pregnancy Complications...

Proper nutrition during pregnancy is important for mother and baby, but there's been a debate about exactly how much vitamin D pregnant women need....

 2018-06-21 10:36 

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Obama's Ears Inspired the Name of this 550-Million-Year-Old Critter...

Obama's ears inspired the scientific name of this ancient creature....

 2018-06-21 10:33 

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How Does the Summer Solstice Affect Animals?...

Even if humans have trouble telling time in the "land of the midnight sun," many animals can adjust their schedules to the summer solstice....

 2018-06-21 08:10 

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Physicists Just Found the Last Missing Protons and Neutrons In the Universe...

The universe's missing baryons (its last bits of hidden, "ordinary" matter) have been found, and they're floating between the stars in the form of superhot oxygen....

 2018-06-21 07:53 

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This Royal Chinese Tomb Contains an Ape Previously Unknown to Science...

About 2,300 years ago, a mysterious gibbon was buried with the grandmother of China's first emperor....

 2018-06-21 07:12 

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Antarctica Is Getting Taller, and Here's Why...

The ground under Antarctica's ice is on the move, rising more rapidly than ever recorded....

 2018-06-21 06:37 

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Could Herpes Viruses Play a Role in Alzheimer's? New Study Backs Theory...

Alzheimer's brains had up to twice as much of two common strains of herpes viruses than non-Alzheimer's brains....

 2018-06-21 06:34 

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Don't Stare into a Laser Pointer Beam. You Could Burn a Hole in Your Eye...

A boy in Greece burned a hole in his retina after repeatedly staring into a laser-pointer beam, according to a new report....

 2018-06-20 16:57 

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Idaho Was Once Swarming with Ancient Buzz-Saw-Faced Sharks...

his bizarre shark was 25 feet long and had teeth that looked like a buzz saw....

 2018-06-20 14:56 

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The 10 Weirdest Medical Cases in the Animal Kingdom...

A deer with two heads found near the Mississippi River and a mountain lion with teeth and hair growing from its forehead are just two such oddball cases in the animal kingdom....

 2018-06-20 13:24 

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Mystery 'Dogman' Beast Shot in Montana Was Just a Gray Wolf, DNA Shows...

When the beast was found, its features led to some pretty wild speculation about whether it was a dire wolf, a dog-wolf hybrid or perhaps a dog-human hybrid (seriously, people?)....

 2018-06-20 11:00 

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SpongeBob NoPants? Bizarre 'Nude' Sea Creature May Be a Sponge Relative After All...

A "nude" sponge-like animal that lived 500,000 years ago is offering compelling new clues about early animal evolution....

 2018-06-20 10:56 

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Photos: Ancient Shrimp-Like Critter Was Tiny But Fierce...

About 508 million years ago, a fierce water beastie with paddles and a shrimp-like tail sped through the water, hunting for prey....

 2018-06-20 10:45 

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First-Known Nursery for Baby Manta Rays Discovered Off Texas Coast...

For the first time, marine biologists have identified Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary as the world's first known manta ray nursery....

 2018-06-20 09:41 

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T. Rex's Tongue Wasn't Built for Long-Distance Licking...

T. rex would have been terrible at licking stamps, lollipops or popsicles....

 2018-06-20 09:00 

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A Weird Lump on a Woman's Face Turned Out to Be a Worm Crawling Under Her Skin...

When a woman in Russia noticed a small lump under her left eye, she snapped a selfie. Then, the lump moved....

 2018-06-20 08:55 

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Separated Migrant Children Face Lasting Psychological Trauma...

Migrant children were being separated from their parents at the U.S. border — and doctors and researchers alike are warning of the serious psychological harm that may come from it....

 2018-06-20 08:30 

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These Bizarre Sea Monsters Once Ruled the Ocean...

The Cambrian explosion, when simple life forms rapidly evolved to more complex creatures, produced some beautiful, bizarre, and mysterious animals...

 2018-06-20 07:54 

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Should the US Have a Military Presence in Space?...

President Donald Trump's call this week that to create a sixth branch of the U.S. military — which he called the "Space Force" — has reopened a wider debate on the military's role in space....

 2018-06-20 06:31 

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tzi the Iceman Had Just Sharpened His Tools Days Before His Murder...

Days before his death, tzi re-sharpened some of the stone tools in his tool kit....

 2018-06-20 06:10 

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There's No Way World Cup Soccer Fans Caused an Earthquake in Mexico, Seismic Expert Says...

The soccer earthquake that wasn't....

 2018-06-19 16:20 

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7 Plants You Can Eat If You're Stranded in the Wild...

Across the U.S., you can find edible plants....

 2018-06-19 15:42 

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This Speedy Genetic Tool Might Soon Let Scientists Create New Genes 'Overnight'...

Two graduate students developed a method for synthesizing DNA that could make it much faster, cheaper and easier for biologists to create synthetic DNA sequences....

 2018-06-19 15:32 

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How a Python Ate a Woman Whole and Left Hardly a Trace of the Fierce Attack...

How often do pythons eat people?...

 2018-06-19 11:22 

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Why You Should Eat Popcorn with Chopsticks...

It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you're barely noticing the taste as you drink it....

 2018-06-19 11:13 

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How Marijuana Could Make Trauma Injuries Worse...

Marijuana use may affect how much pain people feel and the dose of painkillers they need following traumatic injury....

 2018-06-19 10:58 

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Deer Survived for Years After Bone Grew Over This Arrow in Its Ribs...

A hard-core deer not only survived being shot with an arrow; it also grew bone tissue around the bolt in its rib cage....

 2018-06-19 10:56 

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Ancient, Mustached Sea Creature Used Spiny Limbs to Disembody Prey...

This ancient predator had a shrimp-like tail and used its spiny legs to disembowel prey....

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