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Weird Dinosaur Looked like the Hunchback of Notre Dame

The ancient creature had an impressive humpback, an oddly big belly, and no teeth whatsoever, paleontologists say
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Alcohol Found to Help Older People Remember Things

Study finds moderate alcohol consumption goes hand in hand with a larger volume in a brain area dubbed the hippocampus
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Sphinx Head Discovered in 4th Century BC Tomb in Greece

The archaeologists who found the head say that it's surprisingly well preserved, all that's missing is part of its nose
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
Humans and Neanderthals Had Their First Kids Together About 50,000 Years Ago

Humans and Neanderthals Had Their First Kids Together About 50,000 Years Ago

by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
DNA recovered from 45,000-year-old bone found in Siberia sheds new light on the romance between humans and Neanderthals
 

Adult Human Skin Cells Directly Converted into Brain Cells

When implanted into the brains of laboratory mice, the converted cells survived, behaved similarly to native cells
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Massive Black Holes Force Aging Galaxies into Menopause

Radio-frequency-emitting particles originating from black holes appear to prevent the formation of new stars in galaxies
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

How Fighting with Your Better Half Can Make You Get Fat

New study links heated arguments with spouses and a history of depression to an increased risk for obesity
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

Watch: Here's Why We Can't Stay Away from Candy and Cookies

Science video explains why we humans crave sweet foods and what gives these treats their heavenly taste
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

Goats in the Alps Are Shrinking, Climate Change Is to Blame

Researchers say some of the goats that currently populate the Alps weigh 25% less than their forefathers
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
150 Million Years Ago, These Herbivorous Dinosaurs Were Kung Fu Fighting

150 Million Years Ago, These Herbivorous Dinosaurs Were Kung Fu Fighting

by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
Researchers find evidence these ancient beasts were well able to severely injure their opponents, even kill them
 

Paralyzed Man Walks After Cells from His Nose Are Transplanted into His Spine

The 40-year-old man's amazing recovery is hailed as a world-first, the case brings new hope to other paralysis sufferers
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

A Partial Solar Eclipse Will Occur This Thursday, October 23

The eclipse will be visible from much of North America just before sundown, astronomers with NASA explain
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

WWII Vessels Lost for 7 Decades Found Off the Coast of North Carolina, US

The two vessels were discovered at a distance of just 30 miles (roughly 48 kilometers) from the shoreline
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians, Used Ashes as a Sports Supplement

A detailed analysis of the makeup of bones found in a gladiator cemetery sheds new light on these warriors' diet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 21st, 2014
 
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