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Scientists Can Now “Turn On” The Killer Instincts Of Mice

Scientists Can Now “Turn On” The Killer Instincts Of Mice

Is it "The Walking Dead" but with mice? Kinda.
Saturn’s Largest Moon Looks A Lot Like Earth, NASA Photos Reveal

Saturn’s Largest Moon Looks A Lot Like Earth, NASA Photos Reveal

And NASA data suggests that this unique moon might just be able to support life, too.
Treatment Meant For Alzheimer’s Also Regrows Human Teeth

Treatment Meant For Alzheimer’s Also Regrows Human Teeth

Researchers have discovered that a treatment meant to fight Alzheimer's also regrows dentin, the hard calcified tissue underneath a tooth's enamel.
Supervolcano May Have Killed Off The Neanderthals

Supervolcano May Have Killed Off The Neanderthals

New research shows that the worst European eruption in 200,000 years may have caused an entire race to die out.
Sherlock Holmes, A Hoax, And The Missing Link

Sherlock Holmes, A Hoax, And The Missing Link

Discovering the connection between man and ape is of colossal scientific value — which is why some have tried to fake it.
Mary Somerville: The Woman For Whom The Word “Scientist” Was Made

Mary Somerville: The Woman For Whom The Word “Scientist” Was Made

Before Mary Sommerville came around, the word "scientist" didn't even exist.
10 Things To Know About Stephen Hawking, The World’s Coolest Scientist

10 Things To Know About Stephen Hawking, The World’s Coolest Scientist

Stephen Hawking is well known for his work in theoretical physics. In honor of his 75th birthday, here are ten fun facts you might not know.
Brand New Organ Discovered In Human Body By Irish Medical Researchers

Brand New Organ Discovered In Human Body By Irish Medical Researchers

Now called the mesentery, medical researchers overlooked this organ for centuries.
Scientists Identify Mysterious Sound Emanating From Marianas Trench

Scientists Identify Mysterious Sound Emanating From Marianas Trench

Scientists recently found a strange sound emanating from the deepest part of the ocean, and a new study claims to have identified its source. A drone picked up the eerie 3.5-second-long noise deep in the Pacific Ocean’s Marianas Trench Marine National Monument (whose lowest points sit nearly seven miles below...
Unearthed Mummy Child Upends Scientists’ Beliefs About One Of History’s Worst Diseases

Unearthed Mummy Child Upends Scientists’ Beliefs About One Of History’s Worst Diseases

Smallpox has had a devastating history, from ancient Egypt to its worldwide eradication about 35 years ago, but a mummified child recently found in a Lithuanian crypt is rewriting the virus’ storied past. Teeming with the remains of the virus, the mummified child had been between the ages of two...
How American Eugenics Programs Inspired The Nazis

How American Eugenics Programs Inspired The Nazis

"There is today one state in which at least weak beginnings toward a better conception are noticeable. Of course, it is not our model German Republic, but the American Union." – Adolf Hitler