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Monday March 27, 2017 @ 04:19:00 PM mt

Math-anxious brains tackle simple problems differently



An fMRI study found more variable brain activity in people who get nervous about math problems.

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Monday March 27, 2017 @ 01:32:00 PM mt

Palace remains in Mexico point to ancient rise of centralized power



An ancient royal structure gets new life in southern Mexico.

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Monday March 27, 2017 @ 07:04:50 AM mt

Millions of atoms entangled in record-breaking quantum tests



Scientists make advance in the quest to take quantum effects to larger scales.

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Friday March 24, 2017 @ 12:42:55 PM mt

Most Americans like science and are willing to pay for it



Americans drastically overestimate how much the government spends on science. But when correctly informed, they want the government to spend more.

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Friday March 24, 2017 @ 10:31:44 AM mt

Ancient Romans may have been cozier with Huns than they let on



Nomadic Huns and Roman farmers shared ways of life on the Roman Empires fifth century frontier.

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 01:31:46 PM mt

Random mutations play large role in cancer study finds



Mistakes made while copying DNA account for more mutations in cancer cells than environment or inheritance do.

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 01:31:45 PM mt

Deadly New Zealand quake hopscotched across faults



The Nov. 14, 2016, earthquake in New Zealand was much larger than thought possible at the time, prompting a rethink of hazard assessments.

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 01:31:45 PM mt

Dengue fever spreads in a neighborly way



Individual strains of dengue spread locally, and new infections cluster near the home of the first person affected.

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 11:47:48 AM mt

Its time to redefine what qualifies as a planet scientists propose



Astronomers can have their definition of a planet, but some planetary scientists plan to stick to the long-held meaning of the word.

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 11:47:47 AM mt

Arctic sea ice hits record wintertime low



Warm temperatures and heat waves reduced sea ice extent in the Arctic to its smallest maximum extent ever seen.

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