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How Scientists Are Bringing Back Sturgeons, Fish That Once Swam With Dinosaurs

For millions of years, an armored behemoth has navigated its long nose through North American waterways. The lake sturgeon, which can reach six feet long…

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How Mockingbirds Compose Songs Just Like Beethoven

What do the remarkably complex songs of the mockingbird have in common with Tuvan throat singing, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, the song “Show Yourself” from Frozen…

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Is Consciousness Bound by Quantum Physics? We’re Getting Closer to Finding Out

One of the most important open questions in science is how our consciousness is established. In the 1990s, long before winning the 2020 Nobel Prize…

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Can’t Hear People When There’s Noise Around? New Study Links This to Dementia Risk

Hearing is a skill most of us take for granted. But new research suggests that adults should listen out for changes in their hearing, as…

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A Detailed Map of The Internal Structure of Mars Has Been Revealed For The First Time

An immobile probe sitting like a squat turtle on the surface of Mars has finally delivered a comprehensive picture of the red planet’s internal structure….

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Last Meal of History’s Most Famous ‘Bog Body’ Hints at Human Sacrifice

The Tollund Man is one of the most famous ‘bog bodies’ ever discovered in northern Europe. Even though the 30- to 40-year-old human was buried…

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Cockatoos in Australia Are Teaching Each Other How to Loot Trash Cans

Australia’s sulphur-crested cockatoos have rapidly turned into big city birds. In Sydney, these large, white, and noisy parrots (Cacatua galerita) have fully adapted to the urban environment,…

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This New Database of Over 350,000 Proteins Will Change The Research of Life Itself

Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most exhaustive database yet of the proteins that form the building blocks of life, in a breakthrough observers said would…

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Life Expectancy in The US Has Totally Plummeted, And It’s Not All Due to COVID

Average life expectancy in the US plummeted by a year and a half in 2020 – the largest single-year decline since World War II, according…

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Drought in the Western United States Sets a 122-Year Record

By one measure, almost 100 percent of the West is now in drought. And that sets an all-time 122-year record, accoring to David Simeral, a…

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