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NASA Probe Finds Glass On Mars


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered deposits of glass on Mars that could contain evidence about past life on the planet. The actual survey was published earlier this week in the journal Geology. ...

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Austria Unveils New Lifelike Sensations Artificial Leg

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Scientists in Austria have unveiled an artificial leg which allows amputees to feel lifelike sensations from their foot. One recipient, Wolfang Rangger, who lost his right leg in 2007, described the new artificial leg, saying, “It feels like I have ...

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Early-Stage Cancer Detected In Prenatal Testing

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While non-invasive prenatal testing, or NIPT, is on the rise for Down’s syndrome and other conditions, researchers have also found that they can reliably detect early stage maternal cancers with the same test. During a study on the efficacy of ...

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Man Charged With Murder Of Hannah Graham Begins Separate Rape Trial

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A Virginia man who has been charged with murdering college student Hannah Graham stands trial on Monday on a separate accusation of rape and attempted murder. The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 33, of Charlottesville, is charged with attacking a woman ...

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Why Do Guys Rip On Each Other? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do guys rip on each other?” you ask? Seriously? (Fine. Why not? It’s yet another day we get to avoid the question: “Why do people nickname their private parts?”) It’s a ...

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Can Your Cat Make You Crazy?


Your cat could make you crazy—literally. According to a new study published in Schizophrenia, a group of scientists are cautioning cat owners about the parasite named Toxoplasma gondii (or T. gondii). This parasite can be found in cat feces. They ...

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Police Commend NC School Bus Driver In Stopping Potential School Shooting

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Authorities are commending a local school bus driver for stopping a potential school shooting at a North Carolina elementary school. School bus driver Alice Bradley called 911 Thursday morning to report a man pointing a gun at her at South ...

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National Park Service Excavates Mouth Of Unexplored Black Hills Cave

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The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota on the grounds of Wind Cave National Park, and researchers believe their efforts will broaden our understanding of how ...

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California Poised To Spend $500 For County Jail Construction

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A California board with $500 million available to award the construction of county jails is set on Wednesday to begin a two-month process under which counties can apply for the money. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has before ...

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Why Can’t Some People Hang Toilet Paper Correctly? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why can’t some people hang toilet paper correctly?” you ask? Do you hang the roll so the paper goes “over” or “under”? Good question. (Honestly, this one was born of a meme ...

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