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1. Complex Life May Be Very Rare In The Cosmos
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Ever hear of mitochondria? Most of the folks reading this blog probably have, but for those of you not in the loop, mitochondria serve as power generators for your cells.
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2. Scientists Work To Erase Traumatic Memories
Posted in Medicine and Biology
By scaring mice with loud sounds, scientists have been researching how fear works and leaves impressions on us.
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3. 5 Rarest Animals In The World
Posted in Earth Sciences
Planet Earth is in the midst of one of the greatest mass extinctions in the recent history of the world, and it should come as no surprise that Humanity has had its part in this environmental holocaust.
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4. Green City: Cooling Your Home With Plants
Posted in Technology
Ever been in your apartment/house in the middle of summer, baking and wishing the heat would just end? Why not let nature cool you down?
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5. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
Posted in Earth Sciences
This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!
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6. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hitting Record Highs
Posted in Earth Sciences
Despite 20 years of effort, greenhouse gas emissions are going up instead of down, hitting record highs as climate negotiators gather to debate a new global warming accord.
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7. CERN Traps Antimatter for Nearly 17 Minutes
Posted in Physics
Scientists have isolated and trapped antimatter for almost 17 minutes. This is an extreme advancement from the mere milliseconds of containment achieved in previous experiments.
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8. 3 Days After Fire, Shells Still Exploding at Russian Depot
Posted in Humanity
Shells were still exploding Saturday at a Russian munitions store three days after it caught fire, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents and raising questions about the safety of Russia's weaponry stockpiles.
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9. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
Posted in Medicine and Biology
As strange as it sounds, scientists and businessmen alike have been trying to harvest the incredibly strong webbing of spiders for years. What most people don’t know is that spider webs are made out of an extremely durable silk, so durable in fact that it can be stronger than kevlar!
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10. New E.Coli Strain Sweeps Europe
Posted in Medicine and Biology
For three long weeks Europe was gripped with fear battling a mysterious E. coli epidemic, and it wasn't until late this week that China's genomics institute nearly 7,000 km away finally put its finger on the culprit.
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11. Scientists Discover New MRSA Superbug In Cows/Humans
Posted in Medicine and Biology
British scientists have found a new strain of the "superbug" MRSA in milk from cows and in swab samples from humans and say it cannot be detected with standard tests.
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12. Vaccination - Is It Worth The Risk?
Posted in Medicine and Biology
A child’s health and well-being is the primary concern of any parent, as such it is no surprise that many parents are mindful of any medical treatments these children require. There are few topics in pediatric medicine that have drawn greater attention than that of vaccination.
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1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
(Since the U.S. began routine chickenpox vaccination in 1995, the number of Americans sent to hospitals by the infection each year has dropped by more than two-thirds, government researchers reported Monday.)
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2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
(Smartphone usage is officially the fastest growing technology trend of the past 3 decades.)
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3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
(Several strange creatures including a psychedelic octopus have been found in frigid waters off Antarctica in one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. )
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4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
(This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!)
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5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
(Chimpanzees in Senegal have been observed making and using wooden spears to hunt other primates, according to a study in the journal Current Biology.)
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6. How Jellyfish Work
6. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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7. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
7. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
(These are the top 5 accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to date. We cant wait to expand this list, so get to work NASA!)
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8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
(NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.)
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1. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
1. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
(Libyan troops pushed forward toward the insurgent stronghold of Benghazi on Thursday and launched air raids on its outskirts as Washington raised the possibility of air strikes to stop Muammar Gaddafi's forces.)
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2. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
2. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
(A new species of giant crayfish literally crawled out from under a rock in Tennessee, proving that large new species of animals can be found in highly populated and well-explored places, researchers said on Wednesday.)
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3. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
3. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
(The United States space program was down and out when Alan Shepard climbed inside a one-man capsule on May 5, 1961, for a 15-minute ride.)
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4. Marijuana Doesn't Cause Cancer
4. Marijuana Doesn't Cause Cancer
(Scientists were surprised to learn that a study of more than 2,000 people found no increase in the risk of developing lung cancer for marijuana smokers.)
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Category: Medicine and Biology
5. Strange Solar System Discovered
5. Strange Solar System Discovered
(Astronomers have spotted a strange new solar system with small "puffy" planets packed in close orbit to their sun. )
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Category: Astronomy
6. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
6. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
(Most glaciers will disappear from the Alps by 2050, scientists told a conference on climate change Monday, basing their bleak outlook on evidence of slow but steady melting of the region's continental ice sheets.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
7. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
7. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
(Paleontologists can still hear the echo of the death knell that drove the dinosaurs and many other organisms to extinction following an asteroid collision at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago.)
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Category: Flora and Fauna
8. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
8. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
(Even as workers race to prevent the radioactive cores of the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan from melting down, concerns are growing that nearby pools holding spent fuel rods could pose an even greater danger. )
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Category: Technology