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Italian Island"s Mutation Fights Malaria, But Raises Risk of Other Diseases

The people of Sardina are famous for their longevity, but also have some of the world's highest rates of multiple sclerosis and lupus......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked with Differences in Gut Bacteria

People with chronic fatigue syndrome may have imbalances in their gut bacteria, a new study suggests......»»

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One Big Legal Obstacle Keeps Trump from Undoing Greenhouse Gas Regulation

The Supreme Court backed a federal rule that CO2 emissions endanger health, and the White House is having trouble working around it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Antarctic Penguin Populations in Flux as the Planet Warms

A new report reveals large declines in some populations but increases in others  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Ancient Bones Spark Fresh Debate over First Humans in the Americas

A study of remains found in southern California puts an unknown human species in the New World more than 100,000 years earlier than expected—but critics aren’t buying it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Pope Urges Solidarity and Compassion in 1st-Ever Papal TED Talk

The pope surprised an audience in Vancouver, British Columbia, with a prerecorded talk for the TED conference with the theme "The Future You.".....»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Photos: Ancient Marine Critter Had 50 Legs, 2 Large Claws

Researchers have identified the first arthropod with mandibles on record......»»

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Humans May Have Occupied North America 100,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

Early humans may have lived on the North American continent 130,000 years ago, more than 100,000 years earlier than scientists previously believed, according to a new study......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

"Hobbits" May Have Led Early Humans Out of Africa

New research on Indonesian fossils reveals clues to an ancient expansion out of Africa led by human ancestors nicknamed "hobbits.".....»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Mail Dog: Robotic Dog "Spot" Could Deliver Your Next Package

Meet Spot, the robotic dog trained to deliver packages......»»

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508-Million-Year-Old Sea Monster Had 50 Legs and Giant Claws

A 508-million-year-old critter — one that looks like a weird lobster with 50 legs, two claws and a tent-like shell — is the oldest known arthropod with mandibles on record, a new study finds......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Humpback Calves Are Close Talkers | Video

Young humpback whales communicate quietly with their mothers, likely to avoid attracting the attention of hungry predators......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Humans Mastered Advanced Weapon-Making Technique 77,000 Years Ago

The discovery of 25 dangerously pointy stone weapons in a South African cave shows that humans mastered a complex weapon-creating technique during the Stone Age, some 77,000 years ago, according to a new study......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

In Photos: 130,000-Year-Old Evidence of Humans in California

Scientists have found what they are saying could be the oldest evidence of human activity in North America — the marked bones of a mastodon dating back some 130,000 years......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

"Almost Forgotten Disease" Caused Factory Workers" Rashes

A mysterious outbreak of an itchy rash among workers at an herbal supplement factory turned out to be caused by an "almost forgotten disease," a new study from Poland finds......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Illegal Pot Use Is Rising in States That Have Legalized Medical Marijuana

In recent years, illegal marijuana use has risen faster in states that have legalized medical marijuana than in states without such laws, a new study finds......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Nerve Gas Attack: New Treatment Cleared, But More Drugs Are Needed

After a deadly nerve agent attack in Syria earlier this month, the U.S. government has approved a new type of injector for a drug that treats these lethal chemicals......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

US Marines Airlifted 1,100 Tortoises to New Desert Homes

The two-week-long relocation effort was four years in the making......»»

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Did Human Ancestor "Lucy" Have a Midwife?

How might the ancient relative of humanity dubbed "Lucy" and others of her species have given birth? In a manner in-between that of chimpanzees and humans — with a bit of tilting in the birth canal as they were born, a new study finds......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News

Three Comets Will Pass Near Earth in 2017 and 2018 | video

Comets 46P/Wirtanen, 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova and 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak will make close passes. Find out when, how far and what we hope to learn about them in the latest installment of Science@NASA......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: ScienceApr 26th, 2017Related News