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Their Own Skin Cells Could One Day Help People Lose Weight

Researchers claim to have successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons that control appetite
by Laura Sinpetru, 08:56 GMT
 

Neighboring Planets Can Influence Each Other's Climate, Study Finds

In doing so, they can even encourage or pull the plug on the emergence and evolution of alien lifeforms
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2015
 

Pizza, Chocolate and French Fries Are Literally Addictive

In fact, it looks like all highly processed foods can make people become addicted to them, scientists say
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2015
Watch: The Chemistry Behind Movie Explosions

Watch: The Chemistry Behind Movie Explosions

by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
There are plenty of movies out there that owe their popularity to big explosions, here is the science behind the blasts
 

Watch: Why It's Never a Good Idea to Lick a Frozen Metal Pole

Science video explains what happens when daredevils decide to lick frozen metal poles and why they get stuck to them
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

Black Holes Occasionally Burp, Model Galaxies Every Time They Do So

Astronomers use telescopes to study the shape of strong winds originating from supermassive black holes
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

Human DNA Used to Grow Mice with Abnormally Large Brains

Because this is what everybody wants, have Pinky and the Brain come to life and actually try to take over the world
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

These 3,300-Year-Old Shrines Once Served to Tell the Future

The shrines, excavated close to the town of Gegharot in Armenia, were used to predict things that would happen
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

How Surgical Gloves Can Help Fight Pollution from Cars and Coal Plants

Researchers find the material usually used to make surgical gloves can also remove pollutants from the air we breathe
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Completes Deep-Dip Maneuver on Mars

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Completes Deep-Dip Maneuver on Mars

by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
Between February 10 and 18, the probe moved stunningly close to Mars and studied the lower end of its upper atmosphere
 

Sunlight Damages Your Skin Even in the Dark, Researchers Warn

Yale University scientists find ultraviolet radiation continues to damage the skin for several hours after exposure
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

It's Scientifically Accurate to Judge a Man by His Fingers

Study finds men with short index fingers and long ring fingers tend to be nicer to women, are likely to have more kids
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2015
 

Mutant E. Coli Bacteria Are 750 Times Bigger than Normal

The abnormally long bacteria were knowingly and purposely grown by researchers with Canada's Concordia University
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2015
 

Being Hungry Can Make You Buy New Shoes and a Purse to Go With Them

People who shop on an empty stomach are likely to buy a whole lot of things that they don't really want or need
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2015
 
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