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Better Memory Begets Boredom

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 6:30pm
The better study participants scored in the memory test, the faster they got bored. Karen Hopkin reports.

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SpaceX Launches Rocket With "Highest-Ever Reentry Force"

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm
The company has now landed a recycled rocket for the second time

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40 is Considered Old in Senate GOP Health Plan

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:45pm
People at that age who receive subsidies for care would see big changes

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Huge Icelandic Eruption Mimics Industrial Emissions

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:00pm
The Holuhraun lava field explosion of 2014 and 2015 could help scientists sharpen climate change models

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bears to Lose Endangered Species Protection

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:45pm
The decision to drop federal protection is based on findings that the bears' numbers have rebounded in recent decades

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Air Guns Used in Offshore Oil Exploration Can Kill Tiny Marine Life

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 8:30am
Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometer

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How to Build the Perfect Sandcastle--According to Science

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 8:00am
A sedimentologist weighs in on beach selection, tools and the perfect sand-to-water ratio

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Solar System Survey Casts Doubt on Mysterious "Planet Nine"

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:30am
Orbits of four newfound objects show no signs of gravitational pull from proposed giant planet

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The Science of Microaggressions: It's Complicated

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:00am
Subtle bigotry can be harmful, but research on the concept so far raises more questions than answers

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Will Mars Go Mute? NASA's Aging Orbiters May Not Last Long Enough to Support Future Exploration

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 6:45am
The space agency does not have a replacement in the works to take over their vital role of relaying communications

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DNA Points to Multiple Migrations into the Americas

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 9:30pm
DNA analysis of skeletons found in the Pacific Northwest backs up traditional oral histories, and suggests there could have been more than one colonization of the Americas. Emily Schwing reports.

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Is the Senate Health Care Plan "Mean"?

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 1:15pm
Short answer: it depends

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Big Pacific: Photos From One of Earth's Great Oceans

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 1:00pm
A new book captures the shocking, surprising and stunning life within the Pacific

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Energy CEOs Tell EPA Chief They Want Carbon Regulation

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:15am
Companies told Scott Pruitt that having a regulation on the books would help them plan for the future

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Teen Pregnancies Down as More Adolescents Use Contraception

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:30am
Most American teens have still had sex by age 18 according to the CDC analysis

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Preventing Dementia: New Report Says Not Much Is Proved to Work

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:10am
National Academies review says cognitive training evidence remains scant

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Does Dancing Just Feel Good, or Did It Help Early Humans Survive?

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 9:00am
Do humans dance just for fun, or did it help our ancestors survive thousands of years ago?

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Brain-Invading Tapeworm That Eluded Doctors Spotted by New DNA Test

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 8:00am
Genetic sequencing of spinal fluid hailed as an advance over standard procedures for diagnosing brain infections

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Searching for Signs of the Next Catastrophic Quake

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:30am
Geophysicists are ramping up their efforts to monitor major undersea faults for movement with sea-floor sensors

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