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Rise in Weight Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

National Geographic - 51 min 19 sec ago
New research links obesity in older adults to shrinkage of the brain's memory-forming hippocampus—an indicator of cognitive decline.
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Stunning NASA Visualization Reveals Secret Swirlings of Carbon Dioxide

National Geographic - 51 min 19 sec ago
A NASA simulation reveals the secret swirlings of the main culprit in climate change.
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Doctor's Death Stirs Quest for Faster, Better Ebola Tests

National Geographic - 51 min 20 sec ago
The recent death of a doctor in Nebraska after a false-negative test result shows the need for earlier detection.
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Should U.S. Government Kill Thousands of Birds to Save Salmon?

National Geographic - 51 min 20 sec ago
In Oregon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to shoot 16,000 cormorants that prey on steelhead and salmon in the Columbia River.
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6 Questions About What's Next for Keystone XL as U.S. Senate Votes

National Geographic - 51 min 20 sec ago
Whatever Congress does, the proposed pipeline faces obstacles.
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Lavrov accuses West of seeking 'regime change' in Russia

Reuters - 1 hour 42 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek "regime change" in Russia.






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Drive-by hackers now collecting car and driver data

CBS - 2 hours 12 min ago
Modern cars are leaded with technology and information, making them susceptible to hackers. Security experts have been able to take control of a car's steering, brakes and lights, among other functions. Dan Ackerman, senior editor at CNET, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to discuss the technology.
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U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

Reuters - 2 hours 40 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday.






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Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

Reuters - 2 hours 43 min ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.






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Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

Reuters - 2 hours 59 min ago
BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding.
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U.S. pledges $135 million in additional Syria aid after U.N. warnings

Reuters - 3 hours 5 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Syrian war on Saturday, much of it to help the United Nations with a funding shortfall it had warned could force it to scale back food distribution.






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FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source

Reuters - 4 hours 44 min ago
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters.






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Why Have Our Brains Started to Shrink?

Scientific American - 4 hours 52 min ago
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Sizing up a new particle accelerator, and the 'cosmic stupid' limit

The Guardian - 5 hours 32 min ago

Even if you assume you have the technology and the money to do it, how big should any successor to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider be? Physicists are trying to work it out

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Monkeys Steer Wheelchairs With Their Brains, Raising Hope for Paralyzed People

National Geographic - 5 hours 51 min ago
A brain-controlled exoskeleton and wheelchair offer insights into how the brain creates movement, scientists report.
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Physicists and Philosophers Unite to Study Time’s Arrow

Scientific American - 5 hours 52 min ago
Physicists can't seem to find the time—literally. Can philosophers help?

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Scientists seek more tombs at ancient Greek site

AP News - 6 hours 1 min ago
AMPHIPOLIS, Greece (AP) -- Officials say the vast ancient burial mound at Amphipolis in Greece could contain more than one dead....
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Scientists seek more tombs at ancient Greek site

PhysOrg2 - 6 hours 8 min ago
Officials say the vast ancient burial mound at Amphipolis in Greece could contain more than one dead.
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Scientists seek more tombs at ancient Greek site

Phys.Org - 6 hours 8 min ago
Officials say the vast ancient burial mound at Amphipolis in Greece could contain more than one dead.
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Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner

Reuters - 6 hours 14 min ago
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote.






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