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"Spiders Alive" exhibit returns to New York City

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:44pm
20 species of live arachnids will be featured again at the "Spiders Alive" exhibit in the American Museum of Natural History
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Ancient gene aids Tibetans with high altitude

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:27pm
Tibetans can thank an extinct human relative for providing them with a gene that helps them adapt to high altitude
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Native Americans had a precolonial baby boom

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00pm
An analysis of skeletal remains show that up to about the time the Europeans settled, the Native American population was rapidly increasing
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Why hasn't Russia unleashed a cyber attack on Ukraine?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:48pm
A Russian cyber assault that cripples Kiev's military and energy systems is believed feasible - but remains unexploited for now
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Scientists withdraw claim about stem cell breakthrough

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:29pm
Researchers had touted much simpler method for transforming ordinary mouse cells into stem cells, but now acknowledge "extensive" errors in their work
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Gov't privacy board: NSA foreign surveillance program is legal

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:08pm
Board says program is legal but "close to the line of constitutional reasonableness"
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What's happening to plastic trash littering the ocean?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:00pm
Despite the rise in plastic production since the 1970s, the amount of plastic in the ocean is less than expected and scientists aren't sure why
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What's the true origin of most Bigfoot samples?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:31pm
DNA testing of ​alleged Bigfoot and Yeti hair samples reveals actual source
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Disprove climate change, win $30,000

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:29pm
Physics professor is offering his own money to anyone who can submit irrefutable proof that climate change doesn't exist
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​Intersex Fish in Pennsylvania Rivers

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:15pm
Feminized male fish were discovered swimming in three Pennsylvania rivers, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals from human activity
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Google buys online radio service Songza

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:48pm
With Apple's acquisition of Beats and Amazon's launch of Prime music, the competition between tech giants over streaming music is heating up
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NASA launches satellite to study carbon dioxide

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:49am
NASA launches a Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will be a research satellite designed to track carbon dioxide - the chief culprit behind climate change.
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Climate change satellite launched

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:43am
NASA craft will measure levels in atmosphere of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas with key role in climate change
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Control your computer with a smile

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:03am
A new invention could allow you to control your computer with a smile and a nod -- hands-free. The device would replace a mouse or track pad, using sensors attached to glasses to detect head movements and facial expressions that direct the movement of your cursor.
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Control your computer with a smile

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 6:05pm
A new invention lets you click and scroll around the screen with facial movements, even play games hands-free
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How those Fourth of July fireworks work

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 1:21pm
Chemistry plays a key role in our spectacular celebrations
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The future of the toilet

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:50pm
Museum exhibition in Japan explores the science of human waste disposal
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Climate change threatens emperor penguins

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:42pm
The biggest threat to emperor penguins may not be leopard seals or even killer whales, but a much larger predator
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Big earthquakes double in 2014

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:34pm
The number of earthquakes is much higher than average this year, but there's no evidence they're connected
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Facebook responds to concerns over emotions experiment

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:25pm
Hundreds of thousands of Facebook users were part of an experiment to manipulate emotions and they didn't know it.'s Sumi Das reports on what the social media giant is now saying about the experiment and what users can do about it.
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