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2014/12/20 21:58
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SAN FRANCISCO — Here's the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything: A red and green rock, ornament-sized, stuffed with 30,000 teeny-tiny diamonds. The sparkly chunk was pulled from...
2014/12/20 21:58
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2014/12/19 22:19
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Science isn't easy. Scientific research is often difficult, tedious and can take years to come to fruition. And it's because it takes such dogged effort to reach solid scientific conclusions that we...
2014/12/19 16:29
2014/12/19 16:29
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A participant practices rolling a joint at the Cannabis Carnivalus 4/20 event in Seattle, Washington April 20, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond People who smoke marijuana may have lower levels of...
2014/12/19 10:45
2014/12/19 10:45
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A massive cemetery with up to 1 million mummies has reportedly been found in Egypt, but the announcement of the discovery apparently landed a U.S. research team in hot water, and possibly even kicked...
2014/12/19 05:17
2014/12/19 05:17
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A FUTURISTIC virtual-reality exercise could bring new meaning to the saying “don’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.” In the exercise, people can “swap bodies” with someone of a...
2014/12/19 00:00
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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...
2014/12/18 07:28
2014/12/18 07:28
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Contaminated water sources will spread infectious diseases like cholera in regions with poor sanitation. In 2013, more than 100,000 deaths due to cholera were reported around the worldReuters Climate...
2014/12/18 05:27
2014/12/18 05:27
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If you generally eat a heart-healthy diet, then you might have one fewer factor to worry about: the "glycemic index" of the carbs you eat, new research suggests. In a new study, researchers looked at...
2014/12/17 17:29
2014/12/17 17:29
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When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled. In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and through precise calculations, debunk some common...
2014/12/14 01:58
2014/12/14 01:58
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Vikings have a reputation for their ruthless marauding ways, but new evidence from an ongoing archaeological dig shows that the Vikings who settled in Iceland spent more time brewing beer and basting...
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2014/12/13 22:16
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... Yesterday was a big day for bird lovers: Twenty-three new papers revealed all kinds of scientific information about the animals, ranging from how they learn to sing to how they got their feathers,...
2014/12/12 23:18
2014/12/12 23:18
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A new distance record has been set in the strange world of quantum teleportation. In a recent experiment, the quantum state (the direction it was spinning) of a light particle instantly traveled 15.5...
2014/12/12 21:18
2014/12/12 21:18
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A great horned owl went for an unexpected swim in Lake Michigan this week, after two peregrine falcons forced it into the water, according to Chicago birders who saw the territorial skirmish...
2014/12/12 20:19
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The origin of life on Earth about 4 billion years ago remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of science, but a new study is shedding light on the matter. To recreate the conditions thought to...
2014/12/12 18:35
2014/12/12 18:35
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Male rats prefer female rats wearing lingerie to naked ones Who says scientists have too much time on their hands? Not content with making tiny bras for rats, researchers found that male rats...
2014/12/12 02:45
2014/12/12 02:45
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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...
2014/12/11 08:16
2014/12/11 08:16
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... A 25-day-old baby who died from Legionnaire's disease was probably infected by bacteria in the heated birthing pool it was born in, authorities in Texas say. The baby was hospitalized with an...
2014/12/10 22:28
2014/12/10 22:28
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Roaring like a freight train from hell, the Northridge earthquake threw sleeping Angelenos from their beds at 4:31 a.m. on Jan. 17, 1994. The earthquake's shaking was stronger than the force of...
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2014/12/10 21:58
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California's rock-and-roll reputation was set more than a century ago, when a devastating earthquake flattened San Francisco in 1906. Afterward, the northern San Andreas Fault, the state's massive...
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2014/12/10 20:19
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A gamma-ray burst, the most powerful kind of explosion known in the universe, may have triggered a mass extinction on Earth within the past billion years, researchers say. These deadly outbursts...
2014/12/20 21:58
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