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November 2, 2015

How Eating Chocolate For Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

If you love chocolate, you LOVE chocolate - there's no in between. You think about it all the time. You'd eat an entire bar if it didn't affect your waistline.…
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November 2, 2015

21 Photos That Show the Grueling and Beautiful Side to Being a Ballerina

If there is one thing we remember from Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan it's that becoming a professional ballerina is a grueling, beautiful journey. Not everyone can do it, and those…
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November 2, 2015

Researchers powering marine science with ambient energy

Scientists will use two methods of harvesting ambient energy to power marine sensors on elephant seals. Current research is limited by the sensors' short battery lifespans or because data is…
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November 2, 2015

DNA sequencing shows divergent genomes in malaria vectors of Brazilian rainforest

Researchers have assessed the extent to which geographical barriers affected genetic variation among Anopheles darlingi populations. Such barriers may greatly influence the approaches used by scientists and physicians to control…
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November 2, 2015

Northern Light secrets uncovered thanks to social networking tools

Magnetometers have a social network where they talk about the weather, researchers have discovered. The research team used data from over 100 individual magnetometers located at high latitudes in the…
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November 2, 2015

New report confirms robustness of global warming temperature data

A new study confirms that historical temperature data records constitute reliable evidence of climate change. A computational scientist, carried out a new analysis of the data following suggestions that it…
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November 2, 2015

Into how many pieces does a balloon burst?

A moderately inflated rubber balloon pricked with a needle bursts into two large fragments. However, if you inflate it until it bursts spontaneously, you get dozens of shreds, new research…
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November 2, 2015

Devastating effect war, violence has on children’s mental health

Violence and conflict in areas affected by war, such as Gaza, can have a devastating effect on the mental health of the children exposed to it, according to research.
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November 2, 2015

Scientists identify ‘checkpoint’ to prevent birth defects, spontaneous miscarriage

Eggs have a protective ‘checkpoint’ that helps to prevent DNA damaged eggs being fertilized, new research suggests. Damage to an egg’s DNA can result in infertility, birth defects and miscarriages.…
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November 2, 2015

Studying cancer DNA in blood may help personalize treatment in liver cancer

Fragments of cancer DNA circulating in a patient’s bloodstream could help doctors deliver more personalized treatment for liver cancer, researchers report. The new research may help address a particular challenge…
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