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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles from around the world, here are some of the coolest stories in science this week.
A New Piece to the Puzzle
A brand-new particle has possibly emerged and is altering the future destiny of our entire cosmos, a physicist says. [Read more about the find.]
Using genetic data from 1,200 modern indigenous Africans, researchers believe they’ve pinpointed the location of the first permanent human settlement, which thrived 200,000 years ago. [Read more about the link.]
The patient developed a fatal infection from antibiotic-resistant E. coli bacteria. [Read more about the incident.]
A 13th-century painting that hung over an elderly French woman’s hot plate for years has sold at auction for $26.8 million. [Read more about the treasure.]
Mini Black Holes?
“It’s always interesting to try to find things that can’t be seen.” [Read more about the discovery.]
The Birth of Evil
Spiritual belief in evil may stem from people’s attempts to explain and avoid infectious diseases. [Read more about the beginning.]
Secret Mission Record
The U.S. Air Force’s unpiloted X-37B space plane landed back on Earth Sunday (Oct. 27) after a record 780 days in orbit , racking up the fifth ultra-long mission for the military’s mini-shuttle fleet. [Read more about the return.]
The mole’s up-and-down Mars saga has taken yet another turn. [Read more about the problem.]
Secret Medical History
A grisly find of human bones behind a house in the Scottish city of Aberdeen is now thought to point to a dark chapter in history — the illicit use of dead bodies for anatomical practice in the 19th century. [Read more about the bones.]
Mounting research suggests that the average person doesn’t actually reach a euphoric state after taking opioids. [Read more about the research.]
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