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Crocodile eyes are built for lurking

BBC - 4 hours 53 min ago
Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
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Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

Science Daily - 5 hours 5 min ago
The benefits of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients has been reinforced by new research. The findings add to the increasingly overwhelming evidence in favor of newborn screening as a way to improve the quality of life for patients living with this chronic disease that is still incurable.
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Biological 'good guy' has a dark side, researchers find

Science Daily - 5 hours 6 min ago
A pair of scientists has discovered that an enzyme previously thought only to be beneficial could, in fact, pose significant danger to developing embryos. The new research could have implications not only for prenatal development but also for treating lymphedema and liver damage resulting from acetaminophen overdose.
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Women ratchet themselves up the social ladder, one high heel at a time

Science Daily - 5 hours 6 min ago
Fashion seems to embrace two opposite goals -- fitting in with the crowd and standing out from it. Now new research reveals that the choice to fit in or stand out depends on who exactly the crowd is -- and the size of their high heels. That is, women adjust their fashion to look similar to the rich but different from the poor.
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Rousseff's woes mount as Brazilian senator backs impeachment trial

Reuters - 5 hours 11 min ago
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chances of remaining in office plummeted on Wednesday after a key senator recommended the leftist leader face an impeachment trial and a top prosecutor said she should be included in a vast corruption investigation.
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Ex-Chemist In Massachusetts Was High On Drugs At Work For 8 Years

NPR - 5 hours 14 min ago

Documents released Tuesday say Sonja Farak was under the influence of methamphetamines, ketamine, cocaine, LSD and other drugs nearly every day between 2005 and 2013.

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Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

AP News - 5 hours 25 min ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Researchers say they believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor, but it'll take a lot of work and money to identify it....
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IBM unveils user-friendly quantum computing

Christian Science Monitor - 5 hours 54 min ago

IBM has launched a new simulator that allows users to tinker with quantum computing through the Cloud. 

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How Club Drug Ketamine Works to Fight Depression

Scientific American - 5 hours 54 min ago
Breakdown product of drug reduces signs of depression in mice without side effects 

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Chimp victim hospitalized with face-transplant complications

AP News - 5 hours 56 min ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting tissue from the transplant....
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Turkish ruling party preparing to replace PM Davutoglu: officials

Reuters - 5 hours 57 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling party is set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks, officials said on Wednesday, signaling the end of his term as premier and plunging the country into political uncertainty.
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Fish Adapted Color Vision in Blink of Evolutionary Eye

Discovery - 6 hours 29 min ago
The stickleback fish did something in less than 10,000 years that would take other animals at least 100 times as long
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UAE Looks to Man-Made Mountain for Rainmaking

Discovery - 6 hours 35 min ago
The proposed mountain would be the biggest planetary engineering project ever. Continue reading →
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Not so safe: Security software can put computers at risk

Science Daily - 6 hours 38 min ago
Is the antivirus program running on your computer really making your computers safer to use, say, for online banking? Is the parental control software you bought to keep your child off inappropriate sites transparent for the overall safety of your computer? New research shows security software might actually make online computing less safe.
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Approval of Venezuelan leader drops as crisis bites: poll

Reuters - 6 hours 43 min ago
CARACAS (Reuters) - Just over one in four Venezuelans approves of President Nicolas Maduro's governance as a crippling economic crisis weighs on the leftist leader, according to a leading pollster.
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Modern Humans Used Ivory and Bone to Create Tools 30,000 Years Ago [Slide Show]

Scientific American - 6 hours 54 min ago
An analysis of tools found in the Russian archaeological site of Sungir shows how Homo sapiens developed techniques to mold hard materials

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Modern Humans Used Ivory and Bone to Create Tools 30,000 Years Ago [Slide Show]

Scientific American - 6 hours 54 min ago
An analysis of tools found in the Russian archaeological site of Sungir shows how Homo sapiens developed techniques to mold hard materials

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Chimp attack victim who received face transplant sees rejection five years later

The Guardian - 7 hours 8 min ago

Charla Nash, who was mauled in 2009, returns to hospital where doctors hope ending experiment to wean her off anti-rejection drugs will reverse process

A Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant.

Related: Firefighter receives full face transplant in surgery called 'historic'

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Robo-Surgeon Successfully Sews Pig Intestine

Scientific American - 7 hours 9 min ago
Automated surgical systems still need hand-holding, but one system holds its own against humans

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Meet the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing

CBS - 7 hours 13 min ago
With their rise in popularity, some expect to see drone racing emerge as the next big thing
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