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Researcher: Apostle Paul Saw a Meteor, Mistook It for a Sign from God

Study argues that the bright light that made Paul the Apostle convert to Christianity was actually an exploding meteor
by Laura Sinpetru, April 25th, 2015
 

Here's What Happens to Your Body When You Run a Marathon

Most marathon runners shrink by about 1 centimeter (about 0.4 inches), lose 2 to 3 pounds (roughly 1 to 1.4 kilograms)
by Laura Sinpetru, April 25th, 2015
 

Cosmic CPR: Red and Dead Galaxies Are Sometimes Brought Back to Life

Investigation finds that, following a collision between two or more clusters, dead galaxies are revived
by Laura Sinpetru, April 25th, 2015
Drug Cocktail Obliterates Cancer Tumor Growing Inside Woman's Chest

Drug Cocktail Obliterates Cancer Tumor Growing Inside Woman's Chest

by Laura Sinpetru, April 25th, 2015
Medical experts say the cancer tumor vanished without a trace, the 49-year-old woman was left with a hole in her chest
 

The Science Behind the Diet Pills That Killed 21-Year-Old Ella Parry

Chemistry expert says the active ingredient in these pills was once used to make war weapons, is incredibly toxic
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

As Many as 43 Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs Unearthed in China

The eggs, some of which are perfectly preserved, were found by a group of workers busy repairing a local road
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

Some Brain Tumors Literally Feed on People's Thoughts

The more time a person spends thinking about all sorts of things, the bigger these abnormal tissue growths get
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

Runaway Galaxies Are Racing at 6 Million MpH (9.6 Million Km/H)

The runaway galaxies were flung out of their cluster, are now exiles aimlessly racing through the cosmos
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

Pocket Shark Is Only 5.5 Inches (14 Centimeters) Long, Oddly Cute

The shark was caught in the waters off the coast of Louisiana, US, some 190 miles (300 kilometers) from the shoreline
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
Study Finds Exposure to Air Pollution Makes the Brain Shrink

Study Finds Exposure to Air Pollution Makes the Brain Shrink

by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
This air pollution-induced reduction in brain volume correlates with cognitive impairment, researchers explain
 

Yellowstone Hides Enough Magma to Fill the Grand Canyon 11 Times Over

Researchers zoom in on previously undocumented magma reservoir resting under the Yellowstone National Park
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

Here Are 25 of Hubble's Most Astounding Space Images

The Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this Friday, here are 25 of the absolute best images it has so far delivered
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

The Hubble Space Telescope Launched 25 Years Ago Today

Over the past quarter of a century, Hubble has delivered enough data to help scientists publish nearly 13,000 papers
by Laura Sinpetru, April 24th, 2015
 

We Could Have a Cure for Asthma in Just 5 Years, Researchers Say

Investigation reveals the root cause of asthma, scientists say a cure for this condition is now well within reach
by Laura Sinpetru, April 23rd, 2015
 
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