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Arctic Temperatures Rising at Breakneck Speed

SAN FRANCISCO — The Arctic is warming at an unprecedented rate, new research suggests. Last year was the warmest on record for the Arctic, & sea ice extent was at…

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The Truth about Pre-Workout Supplements

Everyone wants to obtain the most out of the time they spend exercising, & "preworkout" supplements claim to assist you do exactly that. It might be tempting to try one…

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Hairy Situation: More Mustaches, Fewer Women in Top Medical Spots

Even if you count only the men who have mustaches, you'll find a group that holds more leadership positions in medicine than women, a new study finds. Women hold 13…

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'Impossible' Feat: Scientists Measure Energy of Atoms During Reactions

For the first time, scientists have accomplished a feat long thought impossible — they have measured the energy of incredibly short-lived arrangements of atoms that occur as chemical reactions are…

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Enormous Plesiosaur Once Swam Around Ancient Patagonia

Grapefruit-size vertebra & robust rib bones come into view in irregular chunks of sandstone as paleontologist Fernando Novas uses a hammer & chisel to chip away at what may be…

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Water Art: Phytoplankton Bloom Turns Ocean into a Masterpiece

It may look like a painting by Vincent van Gogh, yet this mass of swirling colors is really a satellite image depicting a huge bloom of phytoplankton, or microscopic marine…

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'Plucking' Light Particles from Laser Beams Could Advance Quantum Computing

A novel method for "plucking" individual particles of light out of a laser pulse could lead to major breakthroughs in quantum computing, researchers say. Using a combination of supercooled atoms…

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What Is a Human? Long-Standing Debate Surrounds Our Family Tree

Several ancient human species & relatives have been unearthed in bits & pieces over the years, including one with an orange-size brain, another dubbed the "hobbit" for its miniature size…

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Spaniel-Size Triceratops Cousin Walked on Its Two Hind Legs

The discovery of a spaniel-size ceratopsian that walked on its two hind legs reveals that Late Jurassic horned dinosaurs were much more diverse than previously thought, a new study finds….

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Why the 'Hoverboard' Scooter Is So Fly

Some call them hoverboards; others call them smart or self-balancing scooters. But whatever you call the two-wheeled motorized vehicles you've probably seen rolling over sidewalks of late, one thing is…

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