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2014/09/01 09:29
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Researches at Harvard University, U. S.A. on Friday linked the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone to the funeral of one of its traditional healers. The traditional healer was alleged...
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2014/08/31 14:16
2014/08/31 14:16
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... When it comes to a bad reaction to alcohol, it seems not everyone is created equal. Genetics, researchers suggest, could be to blame for almost half the difference among people in whether we suffer...
2014/08/30 17:46
2014/08/30 17:46
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You’d have to live under the covers not to know we spend one-third of our lives sleeping or trying to fall asleep. Between grabbing those nighttime Z's and passing out on the couch, sleep dominates...
2014/08/29 21:18
2014/08/29 21:18
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An ongoing experiment could reveal whether our full and fleshed-out 3D universe is an illusion, a 2D projection onto a cosmic screen beyond our perception or understanding. The Holometer project,...
2014/08/29 20:18
2014/08/29 20:18
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It's estimated that humans have altered over half of the planet's surface, and those changes are easy to see – the ice sheets are melting, forests are shrinking and species are going extinct. People...
2014/08/29 18:45
2014/08/29 18:45
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Astronauts looking down on Earth from the International Space Station in June were left scratching their heads when they spotted a “strange pattern of spikes" crossing Siberia's Kulunda Steppe. The...
2014/08/29 15:19
2014/08/29 15:19
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BI Answers: Why can't I pour grease down the drain? We've all been warned that pouring that delicious bacon grease down the drain is bad... but why is it bad? The answer lies in the chemistry that...
2014/08/29 10:18
2014/08/29 10:18
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Scientists have long wondered how Death Valley's sailing rocks move across the desert. The rocks in Racetrack Playa dry lake have never been spotted moving before, with their tracks being the only...
2014/08/28 21:12
2014/08/28 21:12
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... minutes 46 seconds ago by Elizabeth Palermo - CBS LiveScience.comBrutal winter? Almanac could be wrong, scientists say The United States is in for another long, cold winter, according to the...
2014/08/28 17:18
2014/08/28 17:18
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Israel isn't particularly famous for its wine today, but four thousand years ago, during the Bronze Age, vineyards in the region produced vintages that were prized throughout the Mediterranean and...
2014/08/27 16:27
2014/08/27 16:27
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People with a rare disease called stiff person syndrome, or SPS, might benefit from a type of stem cell transplant that has been used to treat patients with leukemia and multiple sclerosis,...
2014/08/27 01:16
2014/08/27 01:16
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... Have you ever woken up so confused you've mistaken a water bottle for a telephone, or the closet for a toilet? If so, you might be among the one in seven people estimated to suffer from a sleep...
2014/08/26 18:18
2014/08/26 18:18
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If you've ever woken from a deep sleep in a confused state and didn't remember the experience later, you may have a condition known as "sleep drunkenness." According to a new study, as many as 1 in 7...
2014/08/26 18:18
2014/08/26 18:18
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In an unexpected discovery, hundreds of gas plumes bubbling up from the seafloor were spotted during a sweeping survey of the U.S. Atlantic Coast. Even though ocean explorers have yet to test the...
2014/08/26 18:18
2014/08/26 18:18
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Perhaps even creepier than spiders are city spiders. New research has found the humped golden orb-weaving spider grows larger and produces more eight-legged babies in urban areas. This spider...
2014/08/26 13:28
2014/08/26 13:28
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Taung Child was not as human-like as previously thought(Wits University) A three million-year-old fossil believed to show infant brain development was not as human-like as previously thought,...
2014/08/26 10:16
2014/08/26 10:16
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... People in Napa Valley, California are picking up the pieces after Sunday's 6.0 earthquake wrecked scores of homes and businesses, and they're getting plenty of help from outside. Volunteers have...
2014/08/25 22:16
2014/08/25 22:16
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... New Yorkers are preparing for "doomsday" in a way that doesn't involve guns, bunkers, or earmarked pages in Revelations, LiveScience reports. Survivalists at one group, NYC Preppers, are planning to...
2014/08/25 20:16
2014/08/25 20:16
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... A small copper awl found in a woman's ancient grave in Israel is rewriting history. It's the oldest metal object ever found in the Middle East, and was probably owned by the apparently important...
2014/08/24 18:16
2014/08/24 18:16
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... One odd thing not in dispute about global warming is that it's actually been paused for about 15 years now. Though a number of theories have been batted around, a new study thinks it's found the...
2014/09/01 09:29
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