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2014/10/30 22:18
2014/10/30 22:18
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Halloween is the spookiest night of the year, when spirits wander the earth freely and children wander the neighborhood seeking candy and causing havoc. But how much do you really know about...
2014/10/30 22:18
2014/10/30 22:18
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2014/10/30 13:08
2014/10/30 13:08
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Most Americans have grown up hearing about the health benefits of drinking milk. Dairy, particularly milk, has been a fixed part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food pyramid for decades. But...
2014/10/30 09:52
2014/10/30 09:52
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It turns out the most routine and habitual way of using your hands to cover up isn’t the best choice when dealing with your respiratory issues. I don’t know which is more aesthetically appealing,...
2014/10/30 06:46
2014/10/30 06:46
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This is not the time change that makes us cranky, so you may not be open to a discussion about daylight saving. Other than thinking it gets dark awfully fast, your Sunday is likely to be a well-rested...
2014/10/30 03:45
2014/10/30 03:45
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As humans increase atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, oceans absorb some of the CO2. The resulting drop in ocean pH, known as ocean acidification, has been called climate change's "equally...
2014/10/29 13:16
2014/10/29 13:16
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... A welcome piece of news for an endangered species: Giant tortoises' population on the Galapagos island of Española is now "very secure," researchers say. "The global population was down to just 15...
2014/10/29 03:04
2014/10/29 03:04
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Now, the Harvard researcher is receiving intense criticisms on his choice to kill a South American Goliath birdeater spider, and bring it back to a museum. Despite this, many have posted to...
2014/10/28 20:18
2014/10/28 20:18
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People with a rare disorder called anhidrosis cannot produce sweat, and now a new study finds that the condition may be caused by a mutation in a single gene. Researchers studied a Pakistani family...
2014/10/28 19:19
2014/10/28 19:19
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Telltale signs of life have been discovered in rocks that were once 12 miles (20 kilometers) below Earth's surface — some of the deepest chemical evidence for life ever found. Researchers found...
2014/10/28 17:17
2014/10/28 17:17
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The fact is, as our society, culture and world become increasingly co-mingled and diverse, we’re witnessing a corresponding evolution in what men and women — straight, gay; younger and older — look...
2014/10/27 16:06
2014/10/27 16:06
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Genghis Khan as portrayed in a 14th-century Yuan era album. Two Christian temples have been discovered in a city founded by descendants of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan along the banks of the...
2014/10/27 14:18
2014/10/27 14:18
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Green coffee bean extract, which Dr. Mehmet Oz promoted on his show as a "magic weight-loss cure," had one scientific study backing up the extract's purported effects. Now, that research has been...
2014/10/26 11:31
2014/10/26 11:31
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A photographer’s notebook that had been left behind by a member of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to Antarctica more than a century ago has been recovered from the British...
2014/10/24 23:37
2014/10/24 23:37
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We must be celebrating Halloween early this year, because an insect heavily tied to the holiday seems to be making the rounds in the news. Yep, we’re talking about spiders. Apparently, people just...
2014/10/24 14:46
2014/10/24 14:46
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By: Jesse Emspak Published: 10/22/2014 10:53 AM EDT on LiveScience Nobody likes ingrown toenails, and when you get one, your instinct may be to clip off the offending bit. But new research shows...
2014/10/23 17:27
2014/10/23 17:27
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Photographs of actress Rene Zellweger at the Elle magazine's Women in Hollywood awards this week, showing her dramatically different appearance, have sparked the Internet's interest. The 45-year-old...
2014/10/23 17:18
2014/10/23 17:18
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Ever wonder if your significant other isn't being entirely truthful? Unfortunately, there's a good chance you're right. It's perfectly normal to lie. In a study of undergrads, 60% of participants...
2014/10/23 14:21
2014/10/23 14:21
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A 45,000-year-old-bone is giving us some news about a 50,000-year-old boner. Scientists are trying to figure out more about our origins — including when humans and Neanderthals first mated. And a...
2014/10/22 20:27
2014/10/22 20:27
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Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, chairman and professor of surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate subcommittee on Consumer...
2014/10/22 17:16
2014/10/22 17:16
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... If hair at a crime scene shows signs of a "fungal invasion," forensic scientists may well conclude the hair's owner is dead—but that's not the case, a new study in the Proceedings of the Royal...
2014/10/30 22:18
2014/10/30 22:18
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