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The Secret To Living Longer May Be Your Social Life.

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Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close | New Scientist

Two ancient teeth found on Sumatra suggest early humans were there when the island’s supervolcano erupted 71,000 years ago Source: Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close | New Scientist

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How To Live To 100, According To Science

By 2050, the UN estimates that as many as 3.2 million people will live to 100 compared to 316,000 in 2011. Also, a 2013 study from the University of Massachusetts found that 25 year olds today can … Source: How … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pluznick: You smell with your body, not just your nose | TED Talk | TED.com

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New Particle Discovery Reignites Decade-Old Physics Controversy

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland have discovered an exciting new particle—or rather, an exciting combination of particles. It doesn’t have quite the same impact that the Higgs Boson (the one people called the God Particle) did five … Continue reading

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LHC double heavy particle to shine light on strong force – BBC News

Scientists have detected a new particle at the Large Hadron Collider at Cern Source: LHC double heavy particle to shine light on strong force – BBC News

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Swallows may be evolving to dodge traffic : Nature News & Comment

Road-kill numbers crash as birds shorten their wings to become more agile. Source: Swallows may be evolving to dodge traffic : Nature News & Comment

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New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skin – ScienceBlog.com

In the Neotropics, there is a whole group of so-called glassfrogs that amaze with their transparent skin covering their bellies and showing their organs underneath. A recently discovered new species from Amazonian Ecuador, however, goes … Read more Source: New … Continue reading

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Scientists hunt down super rare T. Rex ant and are shocked at what they find — BGR

In nature, creatures that look ferocious and intimidating oftentimes have personalities to match. So, when researchers finally managed to find an active colony of an ant species with a frightening appearance and a name that literally means “tyrant ants,” they … Continue reading

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Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique | Later On

  No author is provided, but this post has some good pointers: With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your kno… Source: Learn Anything … Continue reading

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