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 2021-04-22 20:59 

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Ears: Facts, function & disease...

The ears are complex systems that not only provide the ability to hear, but also make it possible for maintain balance....

 2021-04-22 20:59 

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Hearing aids: How they work and which type is best for you...

Hearing aids are small electronic devices that a person wears in or behind their ears. Here's how the different types of hearing aids work and which one might be best for you....

 2021-04-22 18:35 

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Woman mistakes nail glue for eye drops, glues eye shut...

She kept both bottles together in her purse....

 2021-04-22 18:25 

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A student's physics project could make quantum computers twice as reliable...

A remarkably simple change in the codes used to correct errors in quantum computers could half the number of destabilizing mistakes in these systems....

 2021-04-22 15:53 

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India breaks global record for highest number of daily COVID-19 infections...

India reported 312,731 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, the highest single-day increase ever reported worldwide....

 2021-04-22 13:18 

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US military picks 3 companies to test nuclear propulsion above low-Earth orbit...

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has picked three big space companies for the first phase of a larger project to test nuclear propulsion above low Earth orbit by 2025....

 2021-04-22 12:48 

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300 million-year-old 'Godzilla shark' identified as new species, gets a new name...

Scientists have finally classified and named the ancient 'Godzilla shark' which was first discovered in 2013 in New Mexico....

 2021-04-22 11:00 

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Tweaking the gut bacteria of malnourished kids could help them grow...

A recent clinical trial suggests that a new dietary supplement could help restore the gut bacteria of malnourished kids, helping them to gain weight and grow up healthy....

 2021-04-22 11:00 

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Dragon mantis females have a Y-shaped sex gland that moves like a tentacle and looks like a maggot...

A two-pronged, pheromone-producing gland in female dragon mantises only pops up when they are ready to mate....

 2021-04-21 21:33 

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Russia wants to build its own space station to replace the ISS, state officials say...

Russia is building modules for a new space station, which could potentially replace the International Space Station by the year 2025, officials said....

 2021-04-21 20:27 

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Newfound species of amphibious giant centipede named for woman cursed by the gods...

Researchers recently described a new species of amphibious giant centipede in an archipelago in Japan....

 2021-04-21 18:00 

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Mysterious second writer of Dead Sea Scroll uncovered by AI...

The differences in handwriting weren't visible to the naked eye....

 2021-04-21 12:32 

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Pelican rescued from Deepwater Horizon disaster flies hundreds of miles home...

The bird traveled more than 700 miles to return to its birthplace....

 2021-04-21 12:08 

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Small NASA rocket will study boundary of interstellar space...

For a few brief minutes, a suborbital rocket from NASA has an ambitious plan to seek out particles from interstellar space....

 2021-04-21 11:48 

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China wants to launch its own Hubble-class telescope as part of space station...

China could launch the first module for its own space station this month as the country also prepares to send a large space telescope to join it in orbit within the next few years....

 2021-04-21 11:00 

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'Exotic compact objects' could soon break physics, new study suggests...

Gravitational wave detectors could soon uncover hints of new physics from exotic compact objects....

 2021-04-21 11:00 

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Iron Age warriors bent the swords of their defeated enemies, ancient hoard reveals...

It's one of the biggest Iron Age weapons hoards in western Germany....

 2021-04-20 23:02 

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Never mind outrunning a T. rex — you could probably outwalk it...

New simulations calculated T. rex speed from the motion of its swaying tail, finding that the massive dinosaur was a mighty slow walker....

 2021-04-20 15:34 

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Mosasaurus: Apex ocean predator of the dinosaur age...

Mosasaurus was one of the largest members of the mosasaur family, which ruled the oceans during the age of dinosaurs....

 2021-04-20 14:26 

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Vandals sack Roman-era estate and bathhouse just discovered in UK...

It's the...

 2021-04-20 13:52 

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Gladiator arena from Roman era unearthed in Turkey...

Spectators likely bet on the arena's wild animals fights and gladiator battles....

 2021-04-20 13:20 

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One of Earth's nearest stars may be a dark matter factory...

A hunt for hypothetical axions streaming from Betelgeuse turns up empty but helps physicists set constraints on their properties....

 2021-04-20 12:41 

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'Brazil nut puzzle' cracked by researchers...

Scientists finally show how the biggest nuts rise to the top....

 2021-04-20 11:31 

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Enormous Antarctic iceberg that became an internet star finally melts away...

Iceberg A68, an enormous hunk of ice that broke off Antarctica in 2017, has finally melted away to nothing in the Atlantic....

 2021-04-20 11:00 

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Tarantulas conquered Earth by spreading over a supercontinent, then riding its broken pieces across the ocean...

Around 120 million years ago, tarantulas first appeared on the Gondwana supercontinent in what is now the America, and then dispersed into Africa, Australia and India....

 2021-04-19 20:25 

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UK researchers will deliberately reinfect people with COVID-19 in new 'challenge study'...

All of the participants will be quarantined and monitored closely....

 2021-04-19 20:23 

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Scientists created the whitest paint ever...

Engineers have created the whitest paint ever, and they think it can help fight a warming planet....

 2021-04-19 18:01 

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Oldest American, Hester Ford, dies, leaving 120 great-great-grandchildren...

Hester McCardell Ford, a woman recognized as the oldest living American, died Saturday (April 17) at the age of 115 — or possibly 116, depending on which census report you read....

 2021-04-19 16:27 

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What was the Deepwater Horizon disaster?...

In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 people. Two days later the rig capsized, and the pipe below began spewing oil....

 2021-04-19 16:11 

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Thousands of tons of microplastics are swirling around in the atmosphere, study finds...

A new study has measured the number of microplastics in the atmosphere and modeled how the tiny particles get transported around the planet....

 2021-04-19 12:58 

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Scientists probe mystery of 'thunderstorm asthma' event that sent thousands to the ER...

A new model starts to unpack the mystery of why a 2016 thunderstorm triggered asthma symptoms in thousands of people in Melbourne, Australia....

 2021-04-19 12:39 

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Were the first humans superpredators?...

A new hypothesis suggests that humans were hypercarnivores more than 2 million years ago, specializing in taking down the largest prey....

 2021-04-19 12:35 

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NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity takes off on historic 1st powered flight on another world...

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter lifted off on the Red Planet early this morning (April 19), performing the first-ever powered flight on a world beyond Earth....

 2021-04-19 12:22 

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Wee footprint of baby stegosaur discovered in China...

The smallest stegosaur footprint ever found has been discovered in China, and suggests that the baby pranced around on hind feet....

 2021-04-19 12:19 

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10 stunning natural wonders of the world you need to visit...

Some of the best locations nature has to offer, from an island teeming with "dragons" to a famous waterfall....

 2021-04-19 11:00 

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Watch two black holes bend the daylights out of spacetime in this trippy NASA visualization...

A simulated binary system animation shows how extreme gravity warps two black holes locked in a mesmerizing "dance."...

 2021-04-18 12:22 

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Scientists paint best portrait yet of closest known fast radio burst...

Scientists have uncovered more details about perhaps the most famous repeating fast radio burst, a mysterious phenomenon astronomers cannot yet explain....

 2021-04-18 12:20 

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Dying white dwarf stars may explode like a nuclear bomb...

When a white dwarf star explodes as a supernova, it may be detonating like a nuclear weapon on Earth, a new study finds....

 2021-04-18 11:00 

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Can a night owl turn into an early bird?...

Can you train yourself to be a morning person?...

 2021-04-17 13:17 

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Russia is going back to the moon this year...

Russia is revisiting its Soviet space heritage for a new series of missions that will take the nation back to the moon with five spacecraft to launch beginning this year....

 2021-04-17 11:00 

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Why were the ancient Egyptians obsessed with cats?...

Feline qualities were apparently next to godliness....

 2021-04-17 11:00 

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US drug overdose deaths surged during COVID-19 lockdowns...

U.S. overdose deaths surged during the first half of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to preliminary data from the CDC....

 2021-04-16 22:08 

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How to watch the Lyrid meteor shower...

The Lyrid meteor shows will light up the skies from April 16 to April 30. Here's how to watch....

 2021-04-16 17:21 

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Tiny Jurassic 'Monkeydactyl' has the oldest pair of thumbs on Earth...

Researchers unearthed the fossil of a pterosaur with opposable thumbs, making it the oldest known animal with thumbs on Earth....

 2021-04-16 16:48 

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As many as 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rexes once stalked Earth...

This is the first attempt to calculate total T. rex numbers....

 2021-04-16 16:40 

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To become queen, these ants shrink their brains and balloon their ovaries (then, they reverse it)...

Chosen workers shrink their brains and expand their ovaries to become queens....

 2021-04-16 15:20 

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Man's energy drink habit lands him in the hospital with heart failure...

The findings add to a growing body of evidence linking energy drink consumption with heart problems....

 2021-04-16 14:47 

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How are asteroids, space weather and space debris detected before they hit Earth?...

They're all a serious threat to our home planet....

 2021-04-16 14:25 

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Trained dogs can smell coronavirus in your pee...

Dogs can sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in urine samples with 96% accuracy, according to a proof-of-concept study....

 2021-04-16 12:28 

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Prehistoric cannibal victim found in death cave ID'ed as a young girl...

"The Boy of Gran Dolina," a young individual in the extinct Homo antecessor species found at a site in Spain, is actually female, according to new analysis of dental remains....

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