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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards"I like to say, 'Let's put the crazy in the room, and we throw the match in the
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
"I like to say, 'Let's put the crazy in the room, and we throw the match in the middle of the audience and artists, and we see what happens,' " said Van Toffler, who has been associated with the show for most of its three decades. Toffler, a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
MTV Awards director dishes backstage secretsMiley Cyrus twerks in front of Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards in 20
MTV Awards director dishes backstage secrets
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Miley Cyrus twerks in front of Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2013. Photo/AP There really is a method to the madness that is the MTV Video Music Awards. "I like to say, 'Let's put the crazy in the room, and we throw the match in the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
MTV Video Music Awards has method to madness SHOCK & AWEIF YOU WATCH What: MTV Video Music Awards When: 9 p.m. Sunday Where: MTV By
MTV Video Music Awards has method to madness SHOCK & AWE
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
IF YOU WATCH What: MTV Video Music Awards When: 9 p.m. Sunday Where: MTV By MIKE CIDONI LENNOX AP Entertainment Writer SANTA MONICA, Calif. There really is a method to the madness that is the MTV Video Music Awards. “I like to say, ‘Let’s put... Read more
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FOX News
Why do the MTV Video Music Awards get so wild?In this Sept. 13, 2009 file photo, singer Kanye West takes the microphone from
Why do the MTV Video Music Awards get so wild?
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
In this Sept. 13, 2009 file photo, singer Kanye West takes the microphone from singer Taylor Swift as she accepts the "Best Female Video" award during the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. West ranted about how Beyonce was more deserving of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards Beyonce, left, holds her “Video of the Year” award while Taylor Swift address
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Beyonce, left, holds her “Video of the Year” award while Taylor Swift addresses the crowd at the MTV Music Video Awards, in New York.” (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File) SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — There... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Method to madness of MTV Video Music AwardsFILE - In this Aug. 28, 2003 file photo, Britney Spears, left, and Madonna kiss
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2003 file photo, Britney Spears, left, and Madonna kiss during the opening performance of the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall, in New York. Van Toffler, an executive at MTV was on vacation when he got a call... Read more
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Salon.com
Method to madness of MTV Video Music AwardsSANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — There really is a method to the madness that is the
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — There really is a method to the madness that is the MTV Video Music Awards. “I like to say, ‘Let’s put the crazy in the room, and we throw the match in the middle of the audience and artists, and we see what happens,”... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mimic woodpecker fools competing birds, but genetics expose its true identityImages of adult male (A) Dryocopus galeatus, (B) Dryocopus lineatus erythrops a
Mimic woodpecker fools competing birds, but genetics expose its true identity
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Images of adult male (A) Dryocopus galeatus, (B) Dryocopus lineatus erythrops and (C) Campephilus robustus. Although highly similar in appearance, D. galeatus weighs less than half of either D. lineatus or C. robustus and is 22-25 percent smaller in... Read more
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Park Record
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the marketFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the market
Park Record / Posted 12 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of The New York Daily News, attends Bloomberg Businessweek's 85th Anniversary celebration at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York. Zuckerman says the tabloid... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the marketFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the market
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 12 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of The New York Daily News, attends Bloomberg Businessweek's 85th Anniversary celebration at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York. Zuckerman says the tabloid... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryWhat Jimmy Carter Did After His 'Involuntary Retirement' When former President
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
What Jimmy Carter Did After His 'Involuntary Retirement' When former President Jimmy Carter spoke at the American Museum of Natural History in New York this past January, the 90-year-old's bright blue eyes seemed to grow even more intensely blue, as... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Kinkajou spotted near Jamaica Bay centerThe kinkajou was captured on Wednesday and handed over to Animal Care & Control
Kinkajou spotted near Jamaica Bay center
Queens Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The kinkajou was captured on Wednesday and handed over to Animal Care & Control of NYC, according to Gateway officials. An email forwarded to the Queens Chronicle states that the animal was caught on Wednesday after it had wandered away to the... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Kinkajou spotted at Jamaica Bay centerThe kinkajou was captured on Wednesday and handed over to Animal Care & Control
Kinkajou spotted at Jamaica Bay center
Queens Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The kinkajou was captured on Wednesday and handed over to Animal Care & Control of NYC, according to Gateway officials. An email forwarded to the Queens Chronicle states that the animal was caught on Wednesday after it had wandered away to the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Is Evolution Just a Shell Game?As the school year begins to gear up again, it's a given that in classrooms acr
Is Evolution Just a Shell Game?
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
As the school year begins to gear up again, it's a given that in classrooms across the country, evolution will be taught virtually everywhere and virtually always as a proven fact. When I was in college, at Tulane in the 1970s, I didn't understand... Read more
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Denver Post
For Boulder astrophysicist, it's all relativitySo in this centennial year of Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Bennett h
For Boulder astrophysicist, it's all relativity
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
So in this centennial year of Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Bennett has taken on a big task: A lecture tour titled "What is Relativity? Einstein's Ideas and Why They Matter." It is his way of waving the banner for a subject that he wishes... Read more
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Times of Malta
The evolution of dogsClimate change helped in the design of dogs, forging man’s best friend from a c
The evolution of dogs
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
Climate change helped in the design of dogs, forging man’s best friend from a creature that was more like a cat, scientists have learned. Ancestors of dogs living in North America 40 million years ago resembled small mongooses and, like cats, were... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Climate Change Will Get Its Own Museum In New York CityThough the museum will focus on how and why climate change is happening, includ
Climate Change Will Get Its Own Museum In New York City
Popular Science Australia / Posted 13 days ago
Though the museum will focus on how and why climate change is happening, including what causes it and what it means for the future, its main goal will not be to send museum-goers into a pit of despair, but rather to educate and motivate people... Read more
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Deseret News
23 Instagram accounts you should definitely be followingBoasting over 300 million created accounts by the end of 2014, Instagram can be
23 Instagram accounts you should definitely be following
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
Boasting over 300 million created accounts by the end of 2014, Instagram can be labeled as the king of apps meant specifically for sharing photos. The reality though... it's easy to get bored on Instagram if you aren't mixing up who you... Read more
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Daily Mail
How climate change has shaped DOGSHow climate change shaped DOGS: Man's best friend was more cat-like when North
How climate change has shaped DOGS
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
How climate change shaped DOGS: Man's best friend was more cat-like when North America was hotter and covered in forests Researchers studied the elbows and teeth of 32 early dog species that lived between 40 million and two million years ago in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
So it turns out dogs used to be quite similar to cats | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 04:01 PM Climate change helped
So it turns out dogs used to be quite similar to cats
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 04:01 PM Climate change helped turn dogs into the species we know and love today, forging man’s... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fossil study: Dogs evolved with climate changeTwo early dogs, Hesperocyon, left and the later Sunkahetanka, were both ambush-
Fossil study: Dogs evolved with climate change
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Two early dogs, Hesperocyon, left and the later Sunkahetanka, were both ambush-style predators. As climate changes transformed their habitat, dogs evolved pursuit hunting styles and forelimb anatomy to match. Credit: Mauricio Anton Old dogs can teach... Read more
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PhysOrg
What is A dwarf planet?n artist’s concept showing the size of the best known dwarf planets compared to
What is A dwarf planet?
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
n artist’s concept showing the size of the best known dwarf planets compared to Earth and its moon (top). Eris is left center; Ceres is the small body to its right and Pluto and its moon Charon are at the bottom. Credit: NASA The term dwarf planet... Read more
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Daily News
Environmentalism’s Racist HistoryMadison Grant (Yale College 1887, Columbia Law School) liked to be photographed
Environmentalism’s Racist History
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Madison Grant (Yale College 1887, Columbia Law School) liked to be photographed with a fedora, or just his dauntingly long head, tilted about thirty degrees to the right. He belonged, like his political ally Teddy Roosevelt, to a Manhattan... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Tropical critter spotted on Jamaica BayA photographer made an unusual find near the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Center
Tropical critter spotted on Jamaica Bay
Queens Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
A photographer made an unusual find near the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Center on Thursday: a tropical animal called a kinkajou lounging in a tree. Not knowing what it was, lensman Cesar Castillo on Friday sent an email out to the birding community... Read more
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Forbes
The Six Most Incredible Fossils Preserved In AmberEven if fossils in amber are not useful for extracting dinosaur blood from for
The Six Most Incredible Fossils Preserved In Amber
Forbes / Posted 19 days ago
Even if fossils in amber are not useful for extracting dinosaur blood from for cloning purposes, despite what Jurassic Park may have you believe, they still preserve amazing snapshots of life millions of years ago. Amber is fossilized tree resin, a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Rye Neck Graduate Returns Giant Rodent FossilsMAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Since graduating from Rye Neck High School in 1994, Ana Bal
Rye Neck Graduate Returns Giant Rodent Fossils
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 19 days ago
MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Since graduating from Rye Neck High School in 1994, Ana Balcarcel received her bachelor’s from Harvard, performed anthropological field work in Central America, and has become an accomplished member of the Division of Paleontology... Read more
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Reuters
Former President Carter says he has cancerFormer U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that recent liver surgery
Former President Carter says he has cancer
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that recent liver surgery revealed he had cancer that had spread to other parts of his body. "I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Perseid meteor shower a star-studded event in Northern HemispherePerseid meteor shower to be a star-studded event in the Northern Hemisphere, as
Perseid meteor shower a star-studded event in Northern Hemisphere
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Perseid meteor shower to be a star-studded event in the Northern Hemisphere, astronomers say While people in the Northern Hemisphere will enjoy the stunning sight of the Perseid meteor shower, those in the South of the Equator may not be so... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgeryFormer President Jimmy Carter announced Wednesday he's been diagnosed with canc
Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 20 days ago
Former President Jimmy Carter announced Wednesday he's been diagnosed with cancer. Carter was recently hospitalized after having a mass removed from his liver. He said in a statement that the surgery revealed he had cancer and that it has spread to... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Former President Jimmy Carter says he has cancerFormer U.S. president Jimmy Carter speaks at the opening of a new exhibit, "Cou
Former President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 20 days ago
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter speaks at the opening of a new exhibit, "Countdown to Zero, Defeating Disease" at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, January 12, 2015. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that... Read more
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Reuters
Former President Carter says he has cancerFormer U.S. president Jimmy Carter speaks at the opening of a new exhibit, ''Co
Former President Carter says he has cancer
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter speaks at the opening of a new exhibit, ''Countdown to Zero, Defeating Disease'' at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, January 12, 2015. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that... Read more
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PhysOrg
It's showtime for Perseid meteorsGraphic explaining the Perseids meteor shower, due to reach its peak on August
It's showtime for Perseid meteors
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
Graphic explaining the Perseids meteor shower, due to reach its peak on August 12-13 Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this year's Perseid meteor shower—peaking Wednesday and Thursday—an especially star-studded event, astronomers... Read more
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The Borneo Post
It's showtime for Perseid meteors© AFP / by Marlowe Hood | A long exposure image showing a Perseids meteor (R) s
It's showtime for Perseid meteors
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
© AFP / by Marlowe Hood | A long exposure image showing a Perseids meteor (R) streaking across the night sky near the town of Pirdop, August 12, 2015 PARIS: Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this year’s Perseid meteor shower —... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
It's showtime for Perseid meteorsPARIS - Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this year's Perseid
It's showtime for Perseid meteors
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
PARIS - Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this year's Perseid meteor shower -- peaking Wednesday and Thursday -- an especially star-studded event, astronomers say. A long exposure image showing a Perseids meteor (R) streaking... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
It's showtime for Perseid meteorsA Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the community of Cold Creek on Aug
It's showtime for Perseid meteors
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 20 days ago
A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the community of Cold Creek on August 12, 2015 in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaDining Like Darwin: When Scientists Swallow Their Subjects Scientists are a dr
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 20 days ago
Dining Like Darwin: When Scientists Swallow Their Subjects Scientists are a driven bunch, dedicated and passionate about understanding the inner workings of the world. You must be focused, willing to work strange hours in every kind of weather.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Dining Like Darwin: When Scientists Swallow Their SubjectsScientists are a driven bunch, dedicated and passionate about understanding the
Dining Like Darwin: When Scientists Swallow Their Subjects
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
Scientists are a driven bunch, dedicated and passionate about understanding the inner workings of the world. You must be focused, willing to work strange hours in every kind of weather. Willing to go beyond the known and be constantly inspired by... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
It’s showtime for Perseid meteors A Perseid meteor along the Milky Way illuminates the dark sky near Villadiego
It’s showtime for Perseid meteors
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
A Perseid meteor along the Milky Way illuminates the dark sky near Villadiego in the province of Burgos, northern Spain, during the “Perseids” meteor shower on August 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ CESAR MANSO Dark skies due... Read more
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UCD Advocate
Art Walk ArchivesMythic Creatures At Museum of Nature and Science Mythical creatures and legends
Art Walk Archives
UCD Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Mythic Creatures At Museum of Nature and Science Mythical creatures and legends are the product of humans’ relationship with nature; a dark shadow on the waves out at sea might fill the imaginations of sailors with thoughts of a seductive mermaid, a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Deceptive woodpecker uses mimicry to avoid competitionDryocopus galeatus (left) appears remarkably similar to Dryocopus lineatus eryt
Deceptive woodpecker uses mimicry to avoid competition
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
Dryocopus galeatus (left) appears remarkably similar to Dryocopus lineatus erythrops (center) and Campephilus robustus (right), but it's only a distant relative. Credit: K. Zimmer and R.J. Moller Birds of a feather may flock together, but that... Read more
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Orange County Register
How a Yorba Linda artist's sculpture of Pope John Paul II might end up at the VaticanNohad Sabbagh’s talent as a sculptor revealed itself early in New York City, wh
How a Yorba Linda artist's sculpture of Pope John Paul II might end up at the Vatican
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
Nohad Sabbagh’s talent as a sculptor revealed itself early in New York City, where she spent most of her childhood after coming to the United States from Egypt with her family. Now her work is getting a shot at recognition at a very high level – the... Read more
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DNA Info
14-Foot Branch Snaps Off Tree Outside Natural History MuseumUPPER WEST SIDE — A 14-foot branch broke off a tree next to the American Museum
14-Foot Branch Snaps Off Tree Outside Natural History Museum
DNA Info / Posted 25 days ago
UPPER WEST SIDE — A 14-foot branch broke off a tree next to the American Museum of Natural History Friday and came crashing to the ground. The leafy branch snapped from a large tree on the south side of the museum, along West 77th Street between... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How The Natural History Museum Is Changing The Ratio Of Women And Minorities in STEMWe understand the impact: homogenous workplaces aren’t good for business as the
How The Natural History Museum Is Changing The Ratio Of Women And Minorities in STEM
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 27 days ago
We understand the impact: homogenous workplaces aren’t good for business as they report lower profits, less engagement, productivity, and innovation. But science itself—specifically the scientific method of asking a question and testing through... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Former US president Carter undergoes liver surgeryFormer US president Jimmy Carter speaks at the opening of a new exhibit, "Count
Former US president Carter undergoes liver surgery
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 29 days ago
Former US president Jimmy Carter speaks at the opening of a new exhibit, "Countdown to Zero, Defeating Disease" at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, in this January 12, 2015 file photo. Photo by Mike Segar, Reuters MIAMI, United... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Snail Venom Yields Potent Painkiller, But Delivering The Drug Is TrickyResearchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration for new drugs. O
Snail Venom Yields Potent Painkiller, But Delivering The Drug Is Tricky
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
Researchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration for new drugs. One example is Prialt. It's an incredibly powerful painkiller that people sometimes use when morphine no longer works. Prialt is based on a component in the venom of a... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaSnail Venom Yields Potent Painkiller, But Delivering The Drug Is Tricky Resear
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 29 days ago
Snail Venom Yields Potent Painkiller, But Delivering The Drug Is Tricky Researchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration for new drugs. One example is Prialt. It's an incredibly powerful painkiller that people sometimes use when... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Sunday Science: Dinosaurs come to Fairbanks MuseumIt may feel like you've heard everything about dinosaurs. But it turns out, the
Sunday Science: Dinosaurs come to Fairbanks Museum
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
It may feel like you've heard everything about dinosaurs. But it turns out, there are new discoveries still being made. In Sunday Science, Julie Kelley stops by the Fairbanks Museum, where a new exhibit is on display and debunking a popular scene... Read more
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FOX 5 New York
New York's Most Powerful WomenFashion designers, finance executives, real estate moguls and New York City's F
New York's Most Powerful Women
FOX 5 New York / Posted 1 months ago
Fashion designers, finance executives, real estate moguls and New York City's First Lady are all on this year's list of the city's 50 Most Powerful Women, according to Crain's New York Business. "To be a powerful woman you have to lead an impressive... Read more
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iol.co.za
Flow through the BronxTHE WASHINGTON POSTTwo paddlers on the Bronx River, with their bicycles in tow.
Flow through the Bronx
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
THE WASHINGTON POSTTwo paddlers on the Bronx River, with their bicycles in tow. The Bronx River Alliance offers canoe and kayak runs on the eight-mile waterway that has been the focus of a major cleanup effort after years of neglect. Photo for The... Read more
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International Business Times
Winners of BMC Ecology Image Competition 2015 announced [Photos]The winners of the BMC Ecology Image Competition for 2015 have been announced.
Winners of BMC Ecology Image Competition 2015 announced [Photos]
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
The winners of the BMC Ecology Image Competition for 2015 have been announced. Some 32 photos have been chosen as the top entrants of the annual event, which is just in its third year. A press release from BMC Ecology – a biomedical journal – read:... Read more
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