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Ancient Tracks May Be The Oldest Hominin Footprints Ever Found, Scientists Say

Pre-human history is immensely hard to untangle. There are no early writings from the Neanderthals handily summarizing all the differences between the Australopithecus and the Orrorin. While we’re finding more…

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Epic Particle Collider Experiment in US Could Reveal How Matter Holds Itself Together

When the Nobel Prize-winning US physicist Robert Hofstadter and his team fired highly energetic electrons at a small vial of hydrogen at the Stanford Linear…

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Can Humans (Briefly) Survive Decapitation?

In 1536, condemned English queen Anne Boleyn knelt in a courtyard in front of an executioner’s sword and awaited the fatal blow to her neck….

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The Universe May Have Never Begun, Physicists Say

In the beginning, there was … well, maybe there was no beginning. Perhaps our Universe has always existed – and a new theory of quantum…

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Cancer Drug Derived From Himalayan ‘Caterpillar Fungus’ Smashes Early Clinical Trial

A new kind of chemotherapy derived from a molecule found in a Himalayan fungus has been revealed as a potent anti-cancer agent, and may in…

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First-of-Its-Kind Drug Cuts Risk of Severe COVID-19 in Half, AstraZeneca Says

AstraZeneca’s antibody drug cut the risk of severe COVID-19 by at least 50 percent in a late stage study, the company announced on Monday. The injection,…

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Children and COVID-19: How Should We Consider the Risks?

With school back in full swing amid a pandemic, this year’s cold and flu season is a more freaky prospect for parents than any Halloween…

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AI Analysis of 100,000 Climate Studies Reveals How Massive The Crisis Already Is

Some problems are so big, you can’t really see them. Climate change is the perfect example. The basics are simple: the climate is heating up…

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Mysterious Radio Signals From Distant Stars Suggest The Presence of Hidden Planets

Astronomers have found a collection of stars doing something unexpected. Within 160 light-years of the Solar System, four red dwarf stars that should be quiet…

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Deadly Heat Is Baking Cities. Here’s How to Cool Them Down

If you’ve ever driven from the country into the city and marveled at how the temperature dramatically spiked, you’ve felt the urban heat island effect….

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