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Massive Review of Ultra-Processed Foods Confirms Just How Harmful They Are

Ultra-processed foods, such as cereals and fizzy drinks, have been linked to 32 harmful health effects, according to the largest review of the evidence to…

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Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Tube of Lipstick From 4,000 Years Ago

A small, tube-shaped stone container discovered in Iran seems to have once encased a bright red pigment similar to lipstick. Analysis of traces left inside…

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Here’s How an Unseasonably Warm “False Spring” Impacted Parts of the U.S.

As February 2024 drew to a close, many residents across the Midwest and parts of the western United States saw unseasonably warm temperatures. The spring…

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Humans Don’t Walk Around With Tails Likely Because of This Genetic Mutation

The monkey tail is one of nature’s most marvelous tree-top tools. Balancing their bodies as they bolt through the branches, the tail is an advantageous…

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E-Bikes Promote Health, Equity, and Cleaner Air, Even if They are Costly

E-bikes have captured widespread attention across the U.S., and for good reason. They are the most energy-efficient way to move from place to place, providing…

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Instead of Making us Nervous, Audiences Can Motivate us to do Better

Many runners know the feeling well — miles of training can feel sluggish and uninspiring. Then, on race day, the course is filled with other…

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20 Of The Best Places To View The 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse set to occur April 8, 2024, will dazzle everyone who views it. However, potential observers might have some questions. Where exactly…

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Taking Too Much of a Supplement, Like Vitamin C or Iron, Could be Harmful

Vitamin and mineral supplements can be helpful for people who don’t get enough necessary micronutrients in their diets, says a 2018 position statement by the…

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Tragic And Mysterious Elephant Burial Ritual Witnessed by Scientists

Asian elephants loudly mourn and bury their dead calves, according to a study by Indian scientists that details animal behaviour reminiscent of human funeral rites….

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Less Sea Ice Means More Arctic Trees—Which Means Trouble

Like a nice wool blanket can help a human baby stay warm and healthy, so too does a baby white spruce get protection from a…

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