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<i>Galactica stellaris</i>: Astronomers Build a Family Tree for the Milky Way"s Stars

Methods borrowed from biology are revealing previously hidden details about our galaxy’s history of star formation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Fishhooks Threaten Freshwater Turtles | Video

A new study takes a first look at how animal deaths caused by swallowed fishhooks affect freshwater turtle populations......»»

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Flying Through Auroras: Airline Carries Passengers into Southern Lights

On March 23, the first charter flight to see the aurora australis — the southern lights — took flight from Dunedin Airport in New Zealand......»»

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Reel Threat: How Recreational Fishing Endangers Freshwater Turtles

Swallowed fishhooks are a deadly and unexplored threat to freshwater turtles, and a new study is the first to estimate the impact of fishhook deaths on turtle populations......»»

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</i>Galactica stellaris</i>Astronomers Build a Family Tree for the Milky Way"s Stars

Methods borrowed from biology are revealing previously hidden details about our galaxy’s history of star formation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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There Are at Least 79 Obesity "Syndromes"

When it comes to obesity, there's more than meets the eye: A new review of studies from Canada suggests that obesity comes in at least 79 different forms that are linked to people's genes, and many are very rare......»»

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Galactica stellaris: Astronomers Build a Family Tree for the Milky Way"s Stars

Methods borrowed from biology are revealing previously hidden details about our galaxy’s history of star formation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Book Excerpt: "Surviving Death" (US 2017)

In "Surviving Death," Leslie Kean reveals stunning and wide-ranging evidence suggesting that consciousness survives death......»»

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Flying Through Aurora: Airline Carries Passengers into Southern Lights

On March 23, the first charter flight to see the aurora australis — the southern lights — took flight from Dunedin Airport in New Zealand......»»

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How Did Celibacy Become Mandatory for Priests?

Recent comments of Pope Francis suggest an openness to priestly marriage. A scholar shows how early church practices did not include mandatory celibacy for priests......»»

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Opening a Window into the Minds of Language-Impaired Children

Researchers are using eye-tracking technology to learn more about children afflicted with specific language impairment -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Can People Allergic to Nuts Still Eat Some Types?

Some nuts may be OK for those with allergies, a new study says......»»

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Air Force"s Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Breaks Orbital Record

The current mission of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane is now the longest in the clandestine program's history......»»

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Can Water Naturally Flow Uphill?

Earth's gravity is strong, but can water ever naturally go against it and flow uphill?.....»»

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How Often Do Ice Ages Happen?

The last ice age led to the rise of the woolly mammoth and the vast expansion of glaciers, but it's just one of many that has chilled Earth throughout the planet's 4.5-billion-year history......»»

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In Photos: Beautiful Butterflies of the American Deserts

By mid-February in the three great hot and dry deserts of the American West, wildflowers turn stark desert landscapes into a sea of color......»»

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What the Heaven"s Gate Suicides Say About American Culture

Twenty years ago, the paranoia that consumed cults like Heaven's Gate existed on the margins of American society. Such beliefs in conspiracies has moved toward the center of our culture, says one expert......»»

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A Brief History of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for 135 million years. There were many types of dinosaurs, in all shapes and sizes......»»

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Facts About Newts

Newts are small semi-aquatic amphibians that possess some interesting characteristics. For example, their skin is toxic and they can regenerate amputated limbs. "Astronewts" have also flown in space......»»

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Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt

The newly discovered rock carvings date back around 6,000 years, before there were any pharaohs......»»

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