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  • Odd Cause of Gaping Siberian Holes Possibly Found

    In mid-July, reindeer herders stumbled across a crater that was approximately 260 feet (80 meters) wide, on the Yamal Peninsula, whose name means "end of the world," The Siberian Times reported. Russian scientists have launched an investigation to find out more. "My personal opinion is it's some…

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  • Otzi 'The Iceman' Had Heart Disease Genes

    Ötzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests. The new finding may explain why the man — who lived 5,300 years ago, stayed active and certainly didn't smoke or wolf down processed food in front of the TV…

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  • Your History is Available Online, Take a Look!

    A new website reveals everyone's past online. Looking through someone's records is as easy as searching a Name and State!

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  • Attachment Style and Brain Activity in Adolescents

    Adolescence is a critical time period during human social-emotional development. It is generally associated with changes in teenagers' brain structure and function, as well as behavior. There is, however, also a major environmental change occurring during adolescence that is less frequently…

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  • Britain to map 100,000 DNA code sequences

    British scientists are to map 100,000 complete DNA code sequences in a project that will make the country a world leader in genetic research on cancer and rare diseases, the prime minister said on Friday. David Cameron announced £300 million ($507 million, 378 million euros) in deals to fund the…

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  • CDC Warns Against Travel to Ebola-Affected Countries

    Americans should avoid traveling to the three West African countries experiencing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today (July 31), as the agency stepped up its response to the worsening outbreak in the region. The agency issued a "Level 3"…

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    Do Women REALLY Talk More Than Men? - DNews

    It's commonly believed that women talk more than men. Is there any truth to this? Join Trace as he discusses a few new studies debunking this stereotype!

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  • U.S. House panel requests probe of federal labs

    A U.S. congressional committee investigating the mishandling of anthrax at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asked a federal watchdog agency on Thursday to review U.S. lab procedures for handling dangerous pathogens. In a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the…

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  • What's So Special About Google's Health Study?

    What if, in addition to your medical history, your doctor knew about your Internet search history, kept track of your emails and took photos of your house? Though that's not reality quite yet, these possibilities may not be too far off, now that Google has launched an ambitious project to study the…

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  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

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  • US scientists take step toward blood test for suicide

    US scientists have identified a gene mutation that appears to be common in people who attempt or commit suicide, a finding that could lead to a blood test to predict risk. The discovery is based on a small study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and was published on…

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  • 'Flying Flashbulb' Drones Could Light Up Photo Shoots

    Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cornell University are experimenting with a new autonomous drone, equipped with a light to create special effects during photo shoots. At the conference, researchers said the drone will produce a particularly difficult effect…

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  • Warriors' Bones Reveal Bizarre Iron Age Rituals

    The bones of dozens of Iron Age warriors found in Denmark were collected and ritually mutilated after spending months on the battlefield, archaeologists say. "We think it's a kind of ritual closure of the war," said Mads Kähler Holst, project manager at the dig and head of the department of…

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  • DNA changes linked to health effects of childhood abuse

    By Krystnell Storr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Trauma has lasting effects on mental and physical health that may stem from changes to DNA which undermine a person’s ability to rebound from stress, according to new research. The small study of abused children adds to a growing body of evidence…

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  • Fly Fido to the moon in space send off for deceased pets

    By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing a portion of their cremated remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space. Celestis Inc, which has provided memorial space flights for human remains since 1997, will launch its first…

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  • Giant Anteaters Can Kill People

    In a new case report, scientists detail a gruesome anteater attack that left one hunter dead in northwestern Brazil, just two years after another man was killed in a similar confrontation with one of the long-nosed creatures. Giant anteaters, which live in savanna-like fields in South America and…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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    Drought increasing cases of avian botulism in Calif. birds

    Dead birds are turning up in Sacramento and there may be more in the Bay Area because of the drought.

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  • Birthday Binging Linked to More Hospital Admissions

    For many young people, birthday celebrations are synonymous with heavy drinking, but such binging at raucous parties can make birthdays a particularly bad day for your health, according to a new study from Canada. The results show that excessive drinking — often referred to as binge drinking —…

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  • Hungarian scientists aim for prototype of cancer surgery device

    By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian scientists are aiming for the first prototype of a new device in two years that will help surgeons distinguish between healthy tissue and tumors in a split-second as they operate and remove cancerous tissue precisely. Hungarian chemist Zoltan Takats…

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  • [video] Oracle bridging the digital divide: Chairman

    Jeffrey Henley, Oracle chairman, discusses the company's participation in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education program and its focus to inspire and empower young people in the ...

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  • New Rosetta Images Show Bright Neck of Probe's Target Comet

    Photos of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko captured by the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission reveal the comet's "neck." The pictures suggest that something interesting is going on in the connecting link between the smaller head and the larger body of the comet. "The only thing we know for sure…

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    Lack Of Sleep Can Create False Memories! - DNews

    Sleep is incredibly important, and a lack of it could have some serious consequences! Join Laci as she discusses how sleep deprivation could lead to the creation of false memories!

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  • Brand New Sleep-Aid Takes Walgreens by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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