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Top Science News
October 2, 2020

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Modern Humans, Neanderthals, in Europe Earlier

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Plastic-Eating Enzyme ‘Cocktail’ Created

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The Ancient Neanderthal Hand in Severe COVID-19

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Zero-Emissions Power: Fusion Reactor Design

 Modern humans arrived in westernmost Europe 41,000 to 38,000 years ago, about 5,000 years earlier than previously known, according to an …
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Health News
October 2, 2020

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Unconscious Learning Underlies Belief in God?

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Brain Circuit Damaged by Social Isolation

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Artificial Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

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Female Chromosomes: Resilience to Alzheimer’s

 Individuals who can unconsciously predict complex patterns, an ability called implicit pattern learning, are likely to hold stronger beliefs that there is a god who creates patterns of events in the …
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Physical/Tech News
October 2, 2020

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Most Massive Gravitational-Wave Source Yet

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Catching Magnetic Details of the Sun

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Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy

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Cosmic Rays May Soon Stymie Quantum Computing

 Researchers have detected a signal from what may be the most massive black hole merger yet observed in gravitational waves. The product of the merger …
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Environment News
October 2, 2020

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Patterns in 66 Million Years of Earth’s Climate

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True Size of Prehistoric Mega-Shark

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African Baobab: Genetics of Tree of Life

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Earth May Have Always Been Wet

 Scientists have compiled a continuous, high-fidelity record of variations in Earth’s climate extending 66 million years into the past. The record …
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Society/Education News
October 2, 2020

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Smiling Really Does Give You a Positive Outlook

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Lockdown: Human-Linked Earth Vibrations Down

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World Population to Shrink After Mid-Century

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Why Some Words More Memorable Than Others

 From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile — how it picks you up, changes your outlook, and generally makes you feel better. But is it all smoke and mirrors, …
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