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iflscience.com — The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice – dubbed the last Arctic ice refuge – is now thought to be disappearing twice as fast as ice in the rest of the Arctic Ocean.  A new time-lapse video (below), created by the American Geophysical Union, shows the age of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean north of Gree…
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9news.com.au — Astronomers have spotted a star speeding through our galaxy at more than 3,728,227 mph. And in 100 million years, it will leave the Milky Way for good. But where did it come from and why is it in such a hurry to leave? Astronomers using the 3.9-meter Anglo-Australian Telescope at the Australian…
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iflscience.com — After not being documented for nearly three decades, many scientists feared the worst for the silver-backed chevrotain, a desperately cute species of mouse-deer that cautiously roamed the jungles of Vietnam. But now, a team of researchers has captured the first photographs of the species in the wil…
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iflscience.com — When dinosaurs roamed the Earth, they did so on the other side of the freaking galaxy. Cleopatra lived closer in time to the creation of the hit TV show RuPaul's Drag Race than she did to the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza. Also, Oxford University is older than the Aztecs (Oxford began t…
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globalnews.ca — The discovery suggests that humans hunted mammoths more actively than was previously thought. Mexico wasn’t always a blistering-hot sunshine destination. Woolly mammoths once roamed the area around Mexico City some 15,000 years ago — and early humans were hot on their trail. Archeologists have dis…
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foxnews.com — A new study warns that even if countries curb their carbon emissions pledge as part of the historic 2015 Paris climate agreement, sea levels will continue to rise. The research, published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, notes that sea levels would rise app…
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iflscience.com — Unless the world mitigates its actions associated with climate change, “untold human suffering” will be unavoidable, according to a new study signed by a coalition of more than 11,000 scientists in 153 countries. Data published in the journal BioScience suggests that current measures are not enough…
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phys.org — Voyager 1 has a companion in the realm of the stars. Researchers at the University of Iowa report that the spacecraft Voyager 2 has entered the interstellar medium (ISM), the region of space outside the bubble-shaped boundary produced by wind streaming outward from the sun. Voyager 2, thus, becomes…
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livescience.com — The notorious measles virus not only makes people sick, it also sneaks inside important immune cells in the body and wipes their "memories," new research suggests.  Once infected, the amnesic immune system no longer recognizes the harmful pathogens that it has fought off in the past. This means mea…
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foxnews.com — The fossils of an ancient, 150-million-year-old sea monster were recently discovered in Poland. The petrified remains belonged to a pliosaur, an extinct reptile that could reach more than 30 feet in length and weigh several tons. They were discovered in a cornfield in Krzyzanowice, near the Swietok…
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