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Kisses unleash chemicals that ease stress levels

a shared story    384 weeks 2 days 8 hours 10 minutes ago
"Chemistry look what you've done to me," Donna Summer crooned in Science of Love, and so, it seems, she was right. Just in time for Valentine's Day, a panel of scientists examined the mystery of what happens when hearts throb and lips lock. Kissing, it turns...(more) 



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Bacteria found in Siberian mammoth graveyard could boost your sex life and let you live longer

a shared story    384 weeks 4 days 6 minutes ago
Interesting story, but a warning: Russia is thick with scientists who believe in UFOs and claim dinosaurs still walk the earth, etc. Anyhow, from the story: "Russian scientists working at a 'graveyard' of extinct mammoths and woolly rhinos in Siberia claim to have found a bacterium...(more) 



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UC Berkeley research finds dinosaurs had sex early and died young

a shared story    440 weeks 6 days 7 hours 23 minutes ago
UC Berkeley researchers analyzing fossil bones of the big beasts have found that they matured early, grew fast and were ready for sex before their teen years. But the dinosaurs also had a heavy price to pay: After an early grow spurt, they died young, the scientists...(more) 



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Mythic Birthplace of Zeus Said Found

a shared story    385 weeks 6 minutes ago
The Greek god of thunder and lightning had Earthly beginnings, and scientists think they know where. 



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Parachuting Dog Helped Win WWII

a shared story    425 weeks 15 hours 10 minutes ago
The Allied airmen and women of World War II were certainly brave and skilled in battle, but even they couldn't win the war on their own. Plagued in the early, low-tech years of the war by dangerous afflictions such as altitude and decompression sickness, pilots got some...(more) 



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Supernova birth seen for first time -- real time explosion

a shared story    422 weeks 4 days 22 minutes ago
Astronomers have seen the aftermath of spectacular stellar explosions known as supernovae before, but until now no one has witnessed a star dying in real time. While looking at another object in the spiral galaxy NGC 2770, using NASA’s orbiting Swift telescope, Carnegie-Princeton fellows* Alicia Soderberg...(more) 



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Nearby Solar System Looks Like Our Own at Time Life Formed

a shared story    399 weeks 5 days 19 hours 37 minutes ago
A nearby solar system bears a striking similarity to our own solar system, raising the possibility it could harbor Earth-like planets. Epsilon Eridani, located about 10.5 light-years from our sun, is surrounded by two asteroid belts that are shaped by planets, astronomers at SETI Institute and Harvard-Smithsonian...(more) 



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Stone age Turkish monoliths rewrite human history and might be the site of Eden

a shared story    382 weeks 1 day 16 hours 15 minutes ago
For the old Kurdish shepherd, it was just another burning hot day in the rolling plains of eastern Turkey. Following his flock over the arid hillsides, he passed the single mulberry tree, which the locals regarded as 'sacred'. The bells on his sheep tinkled in the...(more) 



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Star Passes Close To Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole - Artist Impression Video

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A star called S2 will be pass by the black hole at the center of our galaxy in 2018. The orbit of the star is highlighted in red. 



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New findings from Mars make life less likely

a shared story    436 weeks 1 day 22 hours 52 minutes ago
Like salt used as a preservative, high concentrations of dissolved minerals in the wet, early-Mars environment known from discoveries by NASA's Opportunity rover may have thwarted any microbes from developing or surviving. "Not all water is fit to drink," said Andrew Knoll, a member of the rover...(more) 

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Mexican drainage workers find 14,000-year-old mammoth

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Workers digging up a busy street in the Mexican city of Tultepec have delighted paleontologists with a mammoth find - literally! Work on recovering the creature has been ongoing since April. 



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Snow is the surprising forecast for Mars

a shared story    403 weeks 5 days 11 hours 1 minute ago
The latest forecast on Mars calls for morning fog and swift-moving clouds -- along with light snow. The surprising weather report was part of the latest scientific findings from NASA's Phoenix lander, which has been taking measurements at the Martian north pole since May 25. 



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