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Star in the Big Dipper is an alien invader

A star in the Big Dipper is an intergalactic alien, according to clues in its chemical fingerprints. Continue reading

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Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts

The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson’s. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai’s Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid addic… Continue reading

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Scientists think they’ve found the ancient neutron star crash that showered our solar system in gold

Two astronomers think they’ve pinpointed the ancient stellar collision that gave our solar system its cache of precious gold and platinum — some of it, anyway. Continue reading

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Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves

Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasure: ammunition and artifacts from Fort Gadsden, a site occupied by one of the largest communities of fr… Continue reading

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Mount Everest is covered in garbage and dead bodies: report

6,613 pounds of trash — more than 3 tons — have been collected from Mount Everest since mid-April, with plenty more to go, according to reports. Continue reading

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Huge ‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to pass near earth in 2029: report

A 1,110-foot asteroid will fly past earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. Continue reading

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Beehives in Texas attacked, set on fire, killing half a million bees, officials say

Dozens of beehives were attacked and set on fire in Texas over the weekend, an act “beyond comprehension” that killed an estimated half a million bees, officials said. Continue reading

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Thousands of penguin chicks in Antarctica disappeared overnight: scientists

Thousands of penguin chicks from a colony in Antarctica virtually disappeared overnight three years ago when a storm destroyed the sea-ice they were be raised on, drowning them, according to a report.  Continue reading

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FBI partnership puts dent in sexual assault evidence backlogs

The FBI calls it “one of the most difficult and complex issues facing our nation’s criminal justice system.” Continue reading

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Australia zoo giraffes experience bubbles for the ‘first time’

Zookeepers at Werribee Open Range Zoo in the province of Victoria, Australia introduced their male giraffes to bubbles for what they said was the “first time” Monday. Continue reading

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Living ‘balloon on a string’ discovered in the deepest part of the Indian Ocean

The depths of the Indian Ocean are home to some bizarre creatures — including one that looks like a balloon on a string. Continue reading

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Pennsylvania’s proposed $540 million nuclear bailout sparks national debate

The clock is ticking for Pennsylvania lawmakers, who must decide whether to support House Bill 11, a $500 million annual commitment to rescue the state’s struggling nuclear industry over the next six years. Continue reading

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There is definitely methane on Mars, scientists say. But is it a sign of life?

We may be one step closer to cracking the Mars methane mystery. Continue reading

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NASA astronauts scheduled for all-female spacewalk respond to outrage over spacesuit availability

The two astronauts who were supposed to perform the first all-female spacewalk have spoken out about the altered plans, saying it was just a matter of efficiency.   Continue reading

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Pregnant whale found dead in Italy with 49 pounds of plastic in stomach

The dead body of a pregnant sperm whale washed up on the coast in Sardinia, Italy last week contained 49 pounds of plastic in its stomach, according to the country’s environment minister and CNN International. Continue reading

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