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 2021-01-20 13:44 

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Earth's outer shell ballooned during massive growth spurt 3 billion years ago...

Zircon crystals found in stream sediments in Greenland have revealed how the Earth's crust rapidly grew during peak mantle activity....

 2021-01-20 13:15 

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Italian cops recover stolen da Vinci replica no one knew was missing...

A stolen copy of a da Vinci painting has turned up in an Italian apartment, even though no one knew it was missing. The museum where it was kept had been shuttered due to COVID-19....

 2021-01-20 12:00 

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50 million-year-old insect penis reveals new species of assassin bug...

Scientists describe a new species of assassin bug from a fossil that dates to around 50 million years ago and includes the insect's intact genitals....

 2021-01-18 23:43 

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Worrisome California coronavirus variant is tied to large outbreaks...

A new coronavirus variant has been found in multiple California outbreaks, but scientists aren't yet sure whether it's more transmissible than other strains....

 2021-01-18 17:56 

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 2021-01-18 14:55 

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MLK and Malcolm X were more alike than we thought. Here's why....

Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century and of the civil rights movement. And they were more alike than many may have thought....

 2021-01-18 12:12 

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Now-dead radio telescope finds bizarre venomous-spider star...

Data from the now-destroyed Arecibo radio telescope has revealed a bizarre new type of hybrid venomous spider star....

 2021-01-18 12:00 

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RNA ties itself in knots, then unties itself in mesmerizing video...

Striking new videos show how RNA tangles and untangles as it forms....

 2021-01-18 12:00 

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How do we turn oil into plastic?...

To know why plastic is bad for the environment, you have to understand the complex process of how plastic is made....

 2021-01-17 14:21 

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Can science 'prove' there's an afterlife? Netflix documentary says yes....

The new Netflix series 'Surviving Death' marches through an array of paranormal phenomena, some unprovable, some debunked and some genuinely mysterious....

 2021-01-17 14:03 

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Critical engine test for NASA's Space Launch System megarocket shuts down earlier than planned...

NASA fired up the core stage of its massive new megarocket Saturday (Jan. 16) in a critical test that appeared to shut down early....

 2021-01-17 12:00 

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How many French revolutions were there?...

The definition of a revolution may be slightly open to negotiation, but what we do know is that the France Revolution that saw Marie Antoinette lose her head is far from the only one France experienced....

 2021-01-16 16:08 

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'Joe the Pigeon' gets reprieve from death, after leg band found to be fake...

Australia's avian celebrity Joe the Pigeon is getting a new lease on life after authorities determined he is not a biosecurity threat....

 2021-01-16 13:45 

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Hidden secrets revealed in microscopic images of ancient artifacts...

A new exhibit showcases microscopy in archaeology, highlighting objects' unexpected beauty and revealing clues about the past....

 2021-01-16 12:00 

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Cats with smooshed faces can't express emotions, and it's all our fault...

Breeding for those adorable pouty faces may leave the cats unable to express normal emotions such as fear, anxiety or pain....

 2021-01-16 12:00 

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US life expectancy drops dramatically due to COVID-19...

It's the largest drop in life expectancy in at least 40 years....

 2021-01-16 12:00 

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Why is snow white?...

If water and ice are typically clear, why is snow white?...

 2021-01-16 03:47 

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Watch NASA test the world's most powerful rocket ever on Saturday...

NASA is going to light up the most powerful rocket it's ever built Saturday (Jan. 16), though it won't go anywhere....

 2021-01-15 22:18 

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Inauguration day: Why presidents must wait 2 months to start...

Here's why inauguration day occurs months after an election....

 2021-01-15 22:02 

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Raven 'queen' missing from Tower of London, feared dead...

According to legend, six ravens must inhabit the Tower of London or the kingdom will fall. Now, one of the ravens, a matriarch named Merlina, is missing....

 2021-01-15 19:42 

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UK coronavirus variant could become dominant US strain by March, CDC says...

Strict measures will be needed to prevent it from taking over....

 2021-01-15 18:08 

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2 infants inhaled cancer cells from mothers during birth...

The infants who were born to mothers with cervical cancer may have developed lung cancer after "aspirating" tumor cells...

 2021-01-15 17:49 

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Lizzie Borden's home, site of brutal axe murders, could be yours for $2 million...

The home where Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were murdered is now a bed and breakfast, and a museum. Its retiring owner just put it on the market....

 2021-01-15 17:13 

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Broiling 2020 was the hottest year ever, NASA climate scientists say...

Researchers with NASA and NOAA released their annual assessments of global temperatures and climate trends, finding 2020 to be one of the hottest years in 140 years of record-keeping....

 2021-01-15 17:06 

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Martin Luther King Jr.: The iconic civil rights leader...

Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader who fought for racial and economic justice. His oft-quoted "I Have a Dream" speech made an incredible impact on the country's racial, cultural and intellectual landscape....

 2021-01-15 13:14 

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Astronomers are still reeling from the loss of iconic Arecibo radio telescope...

The collapse of the iconic radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico last month has left astronomers with a host of questions about what went wrong and what comes next....

 2021-01-15 13:07 

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The planet is dying faster than we thought...

A triple-threat of climate change, biodiversity loss and overpopulation is bearing down on Earth, a new paper from 17 scientists warns....

 2021-01-14 19:52 

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Mystery of massive, train-stopping millipede swarms solved...

For over a century, hundreds to thousands of poisonous millipedes have swarmed train tracks in the thick, forested mountains of Japan, forcing trains to grind to a halt...

 2021-01-14 19:38 

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Stash of late medieval gold coins discovered on a farm in Hungary...

In the 16th century, an attack from the Ottoman Empire may have prompted panicked Hungarians to bury a stash of valuable silver and gold coins....

 2021-01-14 16:08 

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Electric eels can supercharge their attacks by working together...

Electric eels have been observed in the Amazon hunting in groups for the first time. By working together, they can send fish flying with a supercharged jolt of electricity....

 2021-01-14 13:20 

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Massive huntsman spiders eat tree frogs after luring them into leaf traps...

Huntsman spiders eat tree frogs, and may catch the frogs by enticing them with silk-stitched leaf traps....

 2021-01-14 12:00 

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This might be the fastest magnetar in the whole galaxy...

A rapidly twirling, ultramagnetic 500-year-old infant has been spotted zipping at never-before-seen speeds through the Milky Way. It belongs to a super-rare flavor of super-rare star....

 2021-01-13 23:15 

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How does impeachment work?...

Here's a look at what impeachment means, how it works and who has been impeached....

 2021-01-13 21:40 

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CIA releases entire collection of UFO-related documents to truth-seeking website...

The CIA just turned over 2,700 pages of UFO-related material to The Black Vault, a free repository of UFO records online....

 2021-01-13 20:16 

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New 'Columbus strain' of coronavirus evolved in the US...

The variant has three gene mutations that haven't previously been seen together....

 2021-01-13 19:48 

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'Magic mushrooms' grow in man's blood after injection with shroom tea...

A man ended up at the emergency department with magic mushrooms growing in his blood....

 2021-01-13 19:00 

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Warty pig is oldest animal cave art on record...

A red drawing of a warty pig, dating to at least 45,500 years ago, is the oldest known animal drawing on record....

 2021-01-13 15:21 

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Baby sharks are born scrawny and sick because of climate change...

Increasing ocean temperatures are leading sharks to be born younger, smaller and weaker....

 2021-01-13 14:55 

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Could the novel coronavirus one day become a common cold?...

One day, the pandemic will end. Scientists don't know how that finale will play out but a new model offers a teaser...

 2021-01-13 13:59 

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'Bumblebee gravity' could explain why the universe is expanding so quickly...

Bumblebee gravity could explain dark energy — if it's proven true....

 2021-01-13 12:00 

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Why are flies so hard to swat?...

High-speed cameras show that flies' modified hind wings help with their speedy takeoffs....

 2021-01-13 12:00 

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First life could have evolved on ancient islands...

Earth could have hosted islands as long as 4 billion years ago, leaving open the possibility that the first life could have evolved on land rather than near hydrothermal vents....

 2021-01-13 12:00 

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Marijuana use may reduce chances of getting pregnant...

Women who use marijuana while they are trying to conceive may be less likely to get pregnant....

 2021-01-12 20:27 

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Statue of mysterious woman with 'Star Wars'-like headdress found in Mexico...

A 500-year-old statue of a mysterious woman wearing a 'Star Wars'-like headdress was found in central Mexico....

 2021-01-12 20:03 

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Weirdo ancient beetle looks like a scrub brush...

Scientists recovered a newfound genus and species of cylindrical bark beetle from amber....

 2021-01-12 18:21 

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Florida manatee with 'Trump' scraped into back spurs a federal investigation...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are looking for the person who scratched the word "Trump" into the back of a manatee....

 2021-01-12 16:36 

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2,500-year-old temple to Greek love goddess unearthed in Turkey...

A 2,500-year-old temple dedicated to Aphrodite has been found aboveground in western Turkey. The Greek goddess was the subject of a popular cult at the time...

 2021-01-12 14:10 

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Bizarre new type of locomotion discovered in invasive snakes...

Researchers believe the new locomotion is behind the success of invasive snakes in Guam and hope to use this information to create countermeasures....

 2021-01-12 13:25 

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Atmospheric CO2 will pass an alarming milestone in 2021...

In 2021, atmospheric CO2 levels will be 50% higher than preindustrial levels....

 2021-01-12 13:17 

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Zookeepers mourn death of world's oldest orangutan...

The world's oldest known orangutan, a 61-year-old Sumatran female called Inji, has died at Oregon Zoo....

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