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Animals
In Australia, Horses Kill More People Than Venomous Creatures Do
But you should still watch out for bees.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Want to Eat Less Junk Food? Serve Yourself
A new study finds that being physically involved with serving your food can lead you to healthier eating choices.... READ ON
Medicine
Hair Follicles May Help Wounds Heal Without Scars
The researchers say they've pioneered a method to regenerate the skin.... READ ON
Science
As Bombs Fell on Paris, Marie Curie Went to War
First, Marie Curie tried to donate her Nobel Prize medals. When bank officials refused to melt them down, she donated her prize money to purchase war bonds instead.... READ ON
Animals
Biologist Names Moth After Trump to Send Message About Conservation
Vazrick Nazari said he hoped the move would publicize the need to “continue protecting fragile habitats in the U.S.”... READ ON
Weather
2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever Recorded
Scientists say our role in climate change is “plain as day.”... READ ON
Science
Soft, Implantable Robots May Help Ailing Hearts
Researchers are developing implantable robots that could save the lives of heart failure patients.... READ ON
Weird
Scientists Identify the Creators of Namibia’s "Fairy Circles"
Spoiler: It's not fairies.... READ ON
Medicine
How Talk Therapy Can Change Our Brains for the Better
The brains of study participants who used cognitive behavioral therapy showed strengthened connections in regions associated with social perception.... READ ON
Science
8 Surprising Facts About the Deepest Part of the Ocean
1. More people have been to the Moon than have explored the hadal deep.... READ ON
Animals
Live Ruby Seadragon Caught on Tape for the First Time
The species was discovered just two years ago.... READ ON
Space
Hubble Captures Incredible View of Galaxy-Sized Maser
Imagine a galactic-scale laser shooting a beam of microwaves across space.... READ ON
Space
See What It Looks Like to Land on Saturn's Largest Moon, Titan
In 2005, the European Space Agency's Huygens probe became the first spacecraft to land on an object in the outer solar system.... READ ON
Animals
New Ape Species Named for Skywalker Family
It’s a partial pun on the gibbon’s Chinese name, which translates as “Heaven’s movement.”... READ ON
Space
Look Up! Venus Will Be Bright and a Little Strange Tonight
Get your telescope.... READ ON
Medicine
Researchers Can Now Make Mosquitos Dengue Resistant
Mosquitos can be genetically engineered to make them less susceptible to the deadly virus, making them less likely to infect humans.... READ ON

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