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Ancient 'Mud Dragon' Worm Had Spiky Coat of Armor

Live Science News - November 26, 2015 - 12:25pm
A recently discovered fossilized worm from 535 million years ago had an armored body, a mouth ringed with teeth and rows of thornlike spines on its flanks.
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Ancient 'Ironman' Worm Was 'Armed' and Armored | Video

Live Science News - November 26, 2015 - 12:20pm
With circles of spiky teeth, articulated armored plates and sharp spines, the 2mm-long Eokinorhynchus rarus, lived in China 535 million years ago. It’s related to modern insects, spiders, crustaceans and roundworms.
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Plastics Recycling is Working: Here's Why (Op-Ed)

Live Science News - November 26, 2015 - 2:52am
Despite the naysayers, plastics recycling is actually profitable, and widespread.
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Progesterone May Not Lower Risk of Repeated Miscarriage

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 10:10pm
Progesterone supplements do not lower the risk of miscarriage in women who have suffered from repeated miscarriages in the past, a new study finds.
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Eyes May Offer Window into Cardiovascular Disease

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 9:54pm
Sometimes, the only sign of a serious cardiovascular condition may be vision problems, a new case report shows.
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Infections with Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Can Cause Brain Inflammation, Death

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 7:20pm
The chikungunya virus usually causes fever and severe pain, but it may also lead to brain inflammation and even death, a new study shows.
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Buried or Open? Ancient Eggshells Reveal Dinosaur Nesting Behaviors

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 6:18pm
The fragile remains of 150-million-year-old eggshells are helping researchers figure out what kinds of nests dinosaurs created for their eggs, according to a new study.
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Liberia Suffers New Ebola Death, Despite Being 'Ebola-Free'

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 5:43pm
The death of a Liberian teen from Ebola raises a lot of questions.
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Cobwebs Hold Genetic Secrets About Spiders and Their Prey

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 5:09pm
An empty spider web isn't a mystery; it's a clue.
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In Photos: Worm Grows Heads and Brains of Other Species

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 4:14pm
A flatworm can regenerate its head and brain in the shape of those in other planarian species, researchers have found. Here are images of the bizarre creatures and the experiment that revealed this odd shape-changing ability.
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Another American Ebola Survivor Had Eye Problems

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 3:04pm
An American doctor who survived Ebola developed serious eye problems shortly after he recovered from the disease, making him the second U.S. Ebola survivor to have eye problems, according to a new report.
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Mars May Become a Ringed Planet Someday

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 1:38pm
Mars may one day have rings like Saturn's, if the Red Planet manages to completely crush its innermost moon, Phobos.
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Dark Matter 'Hairs' May Surround Earth

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 1:33pm
Computer simulations suggest that filaments of invisible dark matter form long "hairs" when they go through planets such as Earth.
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'Spooky Action' Heats Up: Atoms Entangled at Room Temperature

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 12:10pm
Physicists have coupled together thousands of atoms at room temperature, wherein actions on one of the atoms can affect its partners across the cosmos. Previously, these atoms could be paired only at temperatures cold enough to liquefy helium.
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7-Million-Year-Old Fossils Show How the Giraffe Got Its Long Neck

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 10:50am
For years, there has been scant fossil evidence showing how the giraffe evolved to have such a long neck. But now, the remains of a 7-million-year-old creature with a shorter neck provides proof that the giraffe's iconic feature evolved in stages.
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Best Apps for Pain Management

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 10:46am
These apps can help users track and manage their chronic pain.
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'Inside Einstein's Mind': New TV Show Explores Journey to Relativity

Live Science News - November 25, 2015 - 10:46am
On the 100th anniversary of what is arguably Einstein's greatest accomplishment — the publication of his theory of general relativity — PBS is celebrating his work and giving viewers insights into the man behind the theory.
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A Pill for ISIS Supersoldiers? Not So Fast

Live Science News - November 24, 2015 - 10:08pm
Reports of a potent pill powering ISIS fighters have some on high alert. Here's what drug experts say.
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Costco Chicken Salad Linked to E. Coli Outbreak in 7 States

Live Science News - November 24, 2015 - 9:13pm
An outbreak of E. coli bacteria tied to chicken salad sold at Costco has sickened 19 people in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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7 Tips to Make Thanksgiving More Enjoyable for People with GERD

Live Science News - November 24, 2015 - 8:09pm
Turkey Day can be challenging for people with acid reflux, or GERD. Here are some tips that may help.
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