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The monstrous giant squid, which can grow to the size of a school bus with eyes as big as dinner plates, is rarely sighted...

New dog, old tricks? Stray dogs can understand human cues

If you have a dog, hopefully you're lucky enough to know that they are highly attuned to their owners and can readily understand a...

2019 was the second hottest year on record, shows new study

According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth's global surface temperatures in 2019 were the second warmest...

In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid — not volcanoes

Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international, Yale-led team of...

Scientists find the oldest material on Earth in a meteorite

Stars have life cycles. They're born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other and collapse in on each other and...

Air pollution in childhood may increase schizophrenia risk

Air pollution affects physical health, and new research results now conclude that it also affects our psychological health. In a new study, researchers found that...

BPA-free products could harm your heart functions

In a new study, researchers found that common Bisphenol A (BPA) replacement, bisphenol S (BPS), can hinder heart function within minutes of a single...

Scientists find oldest fossilized slime mold in 100 million-year-old amber

Most people associate the idea of creatures trapped in amber with insects or spiders, which are preserved lifelike in fossil tree resin. An international research...

How the extinction of ice age mammals may have forced us to invent civilization

Why did we take so long to invent civilization? Modern Homo sapiens first evolved roughly 250,000 to 350,000 years ago. But initial steps towards civilization –...

Air pollution can worsen your bone health

Some of the effects of air pollution on health are well documented -lung cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, and long etcetera- but for others, there...

Living near green space may help lower risk of obesity

In a new study, researchers found that living less than 300 meters from green space may help lower the risk of excess weight or...

Common pesticide linked to higher heart disease death risk

In a new study, researchers found that people with higher levels of a chemical in their body that indicates exposure to commonly used insecticides...

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A 2,700-year-old cuneiform tablet from ancient Iraq depicts the demon that the ancient Assyrians thought caused epilepsy. It’s a previously overlooked element of the tablet...
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Fresh home air is very important for our health, but it is not easy to keep the air clean all the time. In a recent...
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Scientists discover a real Jurassic Park in Utah

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Scientists find a herd of dinosaurs underground at Lightning Ridge

Scientists find a herd of dinosaurs underground at Lightning Ridge

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