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World Science: Could water in space dust help seed life?
(1)* Two-sunned planets don't form easily, study finds: Planets with two stars-like Luke Skywalker's home planet from Star Wars-can only form very far from their
World Science: DNA-like molecules said to self-assemble
(1)* Search suggests no one from future lives amongst us: If time travel is ever to be invented, shouldn't somebody from the future be among us now?
World Science: Huge geysers on Jupiter moon?
(1)* Huge geysers on Jupiter moon? Huge plumes containing water vapor escape Europa's icy crust, hints to the ocean beneath, scientists report.
Dec 14, 2013
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World Science: Tidy Neanderthals?
(1)* Tidy Neanderthals? Study probes their use of living space: Neanderthals didn't just throw their stuff everywhere, but organized things, archaeologists say.
Dec 7, 2013
World Science: Your brain sees things you don't
(1)* Study: Your brain sees things you don't: The brain may process and understand visual input that we never consciously perceive.
Nov 19, 2013
World Science: Love your enemy? Hormone spray might help with that,
(1)* Love your enemy? Hormone spray might help with that, too: Inhaling the hormone oxytocin may make people empathize more with outsiders, a study suggests.
Nov 5, 2013
World Science: "Pristine" gas from birth of universe detected
(1)* "Pristine" gas from birth of universe detected: Gas formed minutes after the "Big Bang" is feeding a distant galaxy-a process our own might have undergone,
Oct 5, 2013
World Science: "Maternal instincts" seen in group of colorful beetle
(1)* Could changes to your chromosomes make you aggressive?: Chronic aggression in some boys from poorer families may stem from "epigenetic" changes in early
Sep 29, 2013
World Science: Norwegian boys becoming more girly -- and that's good
(1)* Norwegian boys becoming more girly-and that's good, study suggests: Young schoolboys in Norway are talking about their feelings, holding hands and learning
Sep 20, 2013
World Science: Orangutans found to plan, communicate future routes
(1)* Orangutans found to plan, communicate future routes: Male orangutans plan their travel route up to a day in advance and communicate it to other orangutans,
Sep 15, 2013
World Science: Dolphins may remember companions more than 20 years
(1)* Dolphins found to remember their friends at least 20 years: Dolphins can recognize their old companions' whistles even after long separation, research
Aug 9, 2013
World Science: Did Neanderthals contribute to our languages?
(1)* Neanderthals may have talked -- even contributed to our languages, scholars claim: Surprising proposals come on the heels of findings that Neanderthals
Jul 10, 2013
World Science: Poor people found to get fewer painkillers from ER
(1)* Poor people get fewer painkillers from ER, study finds: As doctors try to discourage narcotics abuse, statistics suggest strong, opioid pain medications are
Jun 26, 2013
World Science: Studies may have overestimated human generosity
(1)* Studies may have overestimated our generosity: Scientists recreated a game often used to assess people's altruism -- but this time there was a twist, and a
Jun 17, 2013
World Science: Drug tied to longer, healthy lives in mice
(1)* Already-approved drug tied to longer, healthy lives in mice: The first drug to successfully extend the lifespan of normal lab mice also does so in a way that
May 26, 2013
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World Science: Study may overturn thinking on human brainpower
(1)* Does your physical strength influence your politics?: Men's upper-body strength predicts some of their political views, according to new research.
May 19, 2013
World Science: Dream-reading machine in the works?
(1)* Dream-reading machine in the works?: Scientists have applied computer processing to brain scans to see what images pop up in sleeping people's heads.
Apr 4, 2013
World Science: In earliest image of cosmos, 'strange' features
(1)* How one microscopic creature juggles seven sexes: Biologists say they have figured out how nature determines which of seven sexes a newborn Tetrahymena is
Mar 27, 2013
World Science: Stars discovered almost next door
(1)* Hidden stellar companions revealed almost next door: A pair of newly discovered stars is the third- closest star system to us, and it might harbor planets,
Mar 11, 2013
World Science: Are we all upside-down?
(1)* Your brain cells may be capable of outliving you -- by a lot: New findings make scientists hopeful that if human lifespan is increased, brain cells will
Feb 25, 2013
World Science: When can a moon harbor life? Scientists investigate
(1)* Astronomers find structure so huge it disrupts cosmic uniformity: New findings challenge a longstanding assumption among scientists.
Jan 11, 2013
World Science: That bird wants a word with you
(1)* Study: dogs link words to object sizes, not shapes: Dogs relate words to objects very differently than humans do, new research suggests.
Nov 28, 2012
World Science: How awful sounds affect our brains
(1)* Nasty noises: Why do we recoil at unpleasant sounds? Nails scratching a blackboard and other disturbing noises trigger a seemingly primitive brain response,
Oct 14, 2012
World Science: Record-distance galaxy may confirm theories
(1)* Record-distance galaxy may confirm theories: Leading cosmological theories hold that early, small galaxies merged into the big ones of today.
Sep 21, 2012
World Science: Long-sought Higgs particle probably found, physicists
(1)* Long-sought Higgs particle probably found, scientists say: The long journey to detect a key subatomic particle might finally have reached its goal,
Jul 4, 2012
World Science: Gospel of Matthew linked to bizarre self-mutilations
(1)* Gospel of Matthew linked to trail of bizarre self-mutilations: A set of verses from a book in the Bible has created consternation among some medical
Jun 13, 2012
World Science: Are birds just baby dinosaurs? Kind of, scientists sa
(1)* Scientists: birds are just baby dinosaurs, in a way There might be a good reason birds are so much cuter and less threatening than their scary ancestors.
May 31, 2012
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World Science: Ape at war with gawkers found even shrewder than thou
(1)* American heads have been changing shape, but why?: White people's heads in the United States have gotten taller and narrower since the days the steamship was
May 14, 2012
World Science: Where's the dark matter? Not here, astronomers admit
(1)* Where's the dark matter? Not here, befuddled astronomers admit: Indispensable to modern physical theories, "dark matter" has turned up missing in our own
Apr 18, 2012
World Science: After anesthesia, 'primitive' consciousness awakens f
(1)* After anesthesia, "primitive" consciousness awakens first: Brain structures that we share with many animals go into action first as awareness emerges,
Apr 5, 2012
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