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 2018-01-23 16:28 

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Dumpster Rats! A Pile of Pests Swarm in a Paris Bin...

A Parisian trash collector recently lifted the lid on a dumpster near the river Seine and uncovered a swarm of rats inside the plastic bin....

 2018-01-23 16:01 

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Why 200,000 Antelope Dropped Dead in 3 Weeks...

A 2015 mystery ailment that killed off 200,000 saiga antelope was an opportunistic pathogen triggered by warm, humid weather....

 2018-01-23 13:20 

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Probiotic Milk May Help Reduce the Risk of Pregnancy Complications...

Drinking probiotic-rich milk during pregnancy may decrease a woman's risk of developing two pregnancy-related problems, a new study from Norway suggests....

 2018-01-23 12:15 

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Major Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning in Alaska...

A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Kodiak, Alaska, this morning. A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada....

 2018-01-23 11:23 

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Dead Sea Scroll Remains a Puzzle After Scientists Crack its Code...

Scholars have deciphered a Dead Sea Scroll written in a Hebrew code, finding that it contains part of a 364-day calendar of holy days....

 2018-01-23 11:07 

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12 Sexy Camels Kicked Out of Beauty Contest for Using Botox...

Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz Camel Festival kicked out a dozen camels from a beauty contest for receiving Botox injections....

 2018-01-23 10:50 

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What Is 'Ice' Psychosis?...

A new study has looked at why some crystal meth users suffer psychosis and others don't....

 2018-01-23 08:07 

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Man Bites Phone Battery, Exploding Battery Wins...

What happens when you bite down on a smartphone battery? The results are fairly shocking....

 2018-01-23 07:39 

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Could 'Zombie Deer' Disease Spread to Humans?...

Deer dying from a fatal neurological disease have been found in at least 22 states in the U.S. and in parts of Canada....

 2018-01-23 07:14 

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The New Thinnest Mirrors in the World Use Quantum 'Excitons' to Reflect Light...

Two separate teams of scientists have built the thinnest mirrors in the world: sheets of molybdenum diselenide (MoSe2), each just a single atom wide....

 2018-01-23 06:30 

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How a Norwegian Jetliner Just Set a Trans-Atlantic Speed Record...

An unusually fast jet stream is offering commercial jets the chance make the crossing at unheard-of speeds....

 2018-01-22 17:40 

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Why Flesh-Eating Bacteria Can Look Like the Flu...

An Arizona woman who was initially diagnosed with the flu turned out to have a life-threating infection with "flesh eating" bacteria, according to news reports....

 2018-01-22 17:01 

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Photos: 508-Million-Year-Old Bristly Worm Looked Like a Kitchen Brush...

An ancient, eyeless worm that sported tentacles on top of its head was covered in so many bristles that it looked like a kitchen brush....

 2018-01-22 17:01 

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508-Million-Year-Old Bristly Worm Helps Solve an Evolutionary Puzzle...

An eyeless, bristly worm that looked like a kitchen brush has helped researchers solve an evolutionary mystery....

 2018-01-22 14:54 

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Philippines Mayon Volcano Explodes, Violent Eruption Imminent...

Explosions shook the Mayon volcano, while fountains of lava spewed from its summit today (Jan. 22), causing the Philippines government to raise the hazard level from 3 to 4, indicating a violent eruption is imminent....

 2018-01-22 11:30 

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Do Worms Have Tongues?...

The short answer is no, but they do have a stylet. Here's how that works....

 2018-01-22 11:24 

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In Photos: The Amazing Caves of Arizona...

Gorgeous caves, from winding networks of tunnels to lave tubes, are hidden across Arizona....

 2018-01-22 11:22 

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Could This Newfound Cave Hold More Dead Sea Scrolls?...

Archaeologists are excavating a newfound cave in Qumran, with the hope of finding new Dead Sea Scrolls....

 2018-01-22 11:00 

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Fireball Finds! Meteorite Fragments from Dazzling Michigan Meteor Found on Ice...

Meteorite hunters in Michigan found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that likely came from a spectacular fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week....

 2018-01-22 10:05 

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Einstein's Letter Defending Murderous Friend Up for Auction...

A letter in which Albert Einstein defends a close friend who committed murder is hitting the auction block....

 2018-01-22 08:50 

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New Blood Test Can Detect 8 Types of Cancer...

Researchers have developed a new blood test that can detect eight common types of cancer, including the notoriously elusive liver and pancreatic cancers....

 2018-01-22 08:03 

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Nobody Knows Why These Bees Built a Spiral Nest...

This Australian stingless bee builds spiral towers of its unborn young. That may be the least weird thing about it....

 2018-01-22 06:59 

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1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking to Australia...

Rocks from opposite sides of the globe reveal that part of Australia was once attached to North America....

 2018-01-22 06:40 

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Flat Earth Rocketeer Says He Will Launch in Two Weeks...

"Mad" Mike Hughes, a flat-Earth conspiracy theorist, appears to have a new rocket and a new launch date for his mission to prove our oblate spheroid world is actually a disc....

 2018-01-21 14:15 

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24 Underwater Drones The Boom in Robotics Beneath the Waves...

Aerial drone concepts are being adopted and adapted to work in a very different environment underwater....

 2018-01-19 15:56 

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China's Quantum-Key Network, the Largest Ever, Is Officially Online...

The Chinese satellite Micius has once again shattered records, this time enabling practical quantum encryption between Beijing and Austria....

 2018-01-19 11:57 

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This Week's Strangest Science News...

Ready to get weird? Here are some of the strangest stories on Live Science this week....

 2018-01-19 11:55 

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Boy's Strange Choking Episode: What Is Eosinophilic Esophagitis?...

A 14-year old boy in Missouri who appeared to choke on a ham and cheese sandwich turned out to have a rare immune condition that can injure the esophagus....

 2018-01-19 10:48 

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Stand Back, Way Back: Flu Virus Can Be Spread Just by Breathing...

Simply standing back when someone coughs or sneezes won't necessarily protect you from the flu — the virus can spread just by breathing....

 2018-01-19 10:01 

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How Did These Kids Make a Towering Bubble Bath Igloo?...

A GIF shows kids playing inside a huge tower of bubbles. Here's how they did it....

 2018-01-19 09:57 

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Pineapple: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts...

Spiny on the outside, sweet on the inside, pineapples are one fantastic fruit....

 2018-01-19 09:45 

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His and Her Hookworm: Same Rash Strikes Couple on the Rear...

A husband and wife returned home from a Caribbean cruise with identical souvenirs from their vacation: parasitic infections that caused itchy, red rashes on the couple's backsides....

 2018-01-19 09:42 

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Tableware from the Toilet: Colonial Pottery from Philly Privy on Display...

Rare pieces of pottery from the 18th century that were recovered from a Philadelphia toilet go on display....

 2018-01-19 09:12 

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The History of Russia's 'Plague Fort,' Where Scientists Battled Death (and Lost)...

gue deaths and illegal raves Russia's Fort Alexander has proven adaptive since its construction in the late 1800s....

 2018-01-19 07:50 

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This Spiny Plant Is Sending People to the Emergency Room...

The trendy yucca plant can injure people's ears, according to a report detailing 28 times the yucca's sharp leaves have sent people to the ER....

 2018-01-19 07:34 

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Don't Poo-Poo This: Why Dogs Feast on Feces...

The explanation for persistent poop eating in dogs might have its origins in their wolf ancestry, and could be connected to parasite prevention....

 2018-01-19 06:52 

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Surprise! California Man Finds Huge Tapeworm in His Gut...

A California man pulled a shockingly large tapeworm from his body, which he may have contracted from eating sushi, according to his doctors....

 2018-01-19 06:51 

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Can Hobbits Swim? 'Mordor Under the Sea' Found Off Australia...

Marine researchers have uncovered a "Tolkienesque4; hellscape of ancient volcanoes buried beneath the seabed near Australia....

 2018-01-18 17:55 

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How Do You Die from the Flu?...

Many deaths have already been attributed to the flu this year. How does the virus lead to death?...

 2018-01-18 17:19 

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This Otherworldly Maze Is Now the World's Longest Underwater Cave...

A labyrinth of underwater passageways lined with chandelier-like rocky features and lit by sparse sunrays is the world's largest flooded cave system....

 2018-01-18 16:29 

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A Space Magnet, Hunting Dark Matter, Turns Up Juicy Secrets of Cosmic Rays...

An experiment based on the International Space Station has turned up new results about the shape and character of mysterious cosmic rays....

 2018-01-18 16:00 

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'Inflammatory Diet' May Boost Colorectal Cancer Risk...

An "inflammatory diet" may increase a person's risk of colorectal cancer, a new study suggests....

 2018-01-18 12:33 

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Rare Snowfall in Sahara Desert Seen from Space...

Stunning views show the snow-covered dunes on the edge of the Sahara Desert — an area known to be one of the hottest places on Earth....

 2018-01-18 12:09 

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Watch This Bottle of Water Freeze Over in the Blink of an Eye...

A way-cool clip posted on Reddit shows the strange phenomenon of a "snap freeze."...

 2018-01-18 11:08 

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Mystery Solved: Here's What Caused a Massive Epidemic in Colonial Mexico...

A mysterious outbreak that killed indigenous Mesoamericans wasn't due to smallpox or measles, but rather a type of bacterium....

 2018-01-18 10:49 

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Day Zero: Cape Town Could Become 1st Major City To Run Out of Water...

Cape Town authorities are pleading with residents to save water, warning that the city's taps could go dry by April....

 2018-01-18 07:54 

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The Scientific Reason People Love Pimple-Popping Videos...

Turns out a little disgust is good for you....

 2018-01-18 07:12 

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How Many Drinks Could You Have If Blood Alcohol Limit Is Lowered?...

To help combat drunk-driving deaths, the legal limit for a person's blood alcohol level while driving should be lowered, according to new recommendations....

 2018-01-18 07:03 

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Why the UK Just Appointed a Minister of Loneliness...

There's a new minister in the United Kingdom, and her job is to "look at all the lonely people," as the The Beatles' sang in their hit song, "Eleanor Rigby."...

 2018-01-18 07:03 

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Maya Underworld: Peek Inside the World's Longest Flooded Cave...

Scientists have discovered the world's longest flooded cave system....

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