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Top Science News
July 21, 2020

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The Real Reason Behind Goosebumps

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130 Mammals: Equal Brain Connectivity

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Volcanoes On Venus Are Still Active

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Plato Was Right: Earth Made Basically of Cubes

 The ancient philosopher Plato posited the shapes of the building blocks of the universe. According to him, the earth was formed of cubes. Researchers now find a fundamental truth in that premise. …
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Health News
July 21, 2020

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Variant of COVID-19 Virus Dominates Globally

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How the Brain Organizes Information About Odors

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COVID-19: Hyperactivity in Blood-Clotting Cells

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Shutting Down SARS-CoV-2 Polymerase Reaction

 Researchers have identified a library of molecules that shut down the SARS-CoV-2 polymerase reaction, a key step that establishes the potential of …
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updated 11:05am EDT

Physical/Tech News
July 21, 2020

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Metal in Moon’s Craters: Insight Into Origin

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To Find Giant Black Holes, Start With Jupiter

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Cosmic Mystery: Disappearance of a Massive Star

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Mystery of Solar Cycle Illuminated

 The sun’s convection zone plays a key role in the generation and evolution of the Sun’s magnetic field. Analyzing data sets spanning more than 20 years, researchers have obtained the most …
Latest Physical/Tech Headlines
updated 11:05am EDT

Environment News
July 21, 2020

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Tiny Ancient Relative of Dinosaurs, Pterosaurs

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How Does Earth Sustain Its Magnetic Field?

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Extreme Warming of the South Pole

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Global Warming Upends 6,500 Years of Cooling

 Over the past 150 years, global warming has more than undone the global cooling that occurred over the past six millennia, according to a major new …
Latest Environment Headlines
updated 11:05am EDT

Society/Education News
July 21, 2020

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Why Some Words More Memorable Than Others

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Neighborhood You Grew Up In and Gene Regulation

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Living Environment Key to Long Life

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Human Activity: Vertebrate Evolutionary History

 A new study maps for the first time the evolutionary history of the world’s terrestrial vertebrates: amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles. It explores how areas with large concentrations of …
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