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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 04:42:07 PM mt

Pollution killed 9 million people in 2015



First global look estimates the massive human and financial toll caused by pollution-related health problems.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:15:14 PM mt

Dawn spacecraft will keep orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres indefinitely



NASA just gave the Dawn spacecraft a second mission extension to orbit Ceres indefinitely.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 08:08:37 AM mt

Scientists battle over whether violence has declined over time



People are no more violent in small-scale societies than in states, researchers contend.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 06:17:25 AM mt

Resurrecting extinct species raises ethical questions



'Rise of the Necrofauna' examines the technical and ethical challenges of bringing woolly mammoths and other long-gone creatures back from the dead.

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Thursday October 19, 2017 @ 04:20:34 PM mt

Doubling up on junk DNA helps make us human



DNA duplicated only in humans may contribute to human traits and disease.

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Thursday October 19, 2017 @ 04:20:34 PM mt

Laws to protect athletes brains do reduce concussions eventually



Recurrent concussions among high school athletes went down about 2 years after traumatic brain injury laws were on the books, a new study finds.

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Thursday October 19, 2017 @ 01:17:35 PM mt

The next wave of bird flu could be worse than ever



Deadly bird flu can pass between ferrets through the air.

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Thursday October 19, 2017 @ 06:16:49 AM mt

50 years ago engineers tried catching commercial planes in nets



Fifty years ago, aviation experts tried helping commercial aircraft come to a stop during landing by catching them in massive nets. The idea crash-landed for commercial flights, but its still used in the military.

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 04:11:49 PM mt

The physics of mosquito takeoffs shows why you dont feel a thing



Even when full of blood, mosquitoes use more wing force than leg force to escape a host undetected clue to why theyre so good at spreading disease.

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 12:15:27 PM mt

Animal study reveals how a fever early in pregnancy can cause birth defects



Using chicken embryos, study shows that heat itself, not an infectious agent, is the driving factor behind certain heart and facial birth defects.

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