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Every 8 Minutes, Parents' Medicine Mistakes Put Kids at Risk

Live Science News - 1 hour 31 min ago
When you give medicine to your kids, pay close attention to the dose.
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With Ebola, Are Bats Getting a Bad Rap? (Op-Ed)

Live Science News - 1 hour 53 min ago
The unpredictable nature and novelty of zoonotic pathogens make them incredibly difficult to defend against and respond to. But that does not mean we are helpless in the face of emerging ones.
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Why Your Coffee Tastes, and Smells, So Good (Op-Ed)

Live Science News - 2 hours 16 min ago
Most of what we taste we actually smell.
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Man Recovers From Ebola in Germany After Routine Intensive Care

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 10:14pm
One man who contracted Ebola and even had further complications of the infection has now recovered after receiving routine intensive care at a hospital in Germany.
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The Science Behind Renée Zellweger's New Face

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 9:39pm
Though Renee Zellweger looks dramatically different than she used to, her facial transformation could be the result of relatively minor cosmetic surgery, weight loss and aging, experts say.
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Americans' Trust in Doctors Is Falling

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 7:24pm
The amount of trust that the American public puts in doctors has fallen over the last few decades, a new report finds.
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Egg Freezing: 5 Things You Need to Know

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 4:31pm
The announcement that Apple and Facebook will cover the steep cost of egg freezing for its employees has many people talking about the risks and benefits of the procedure.
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Camera Traps Catch Chimps Raiding Food | Video

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 4:24pm
Hidden cameras caught chimpanzees in Uganda raiding farmers’ crops at night, an activity possibly brought about by habitat destruction.
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Solved: When Earth's Largest Shark Disappeared

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 4:13pm
A new study of fossil records estimates that the 60-foot-long (18 meters) Megalodon shark went extinct 2.6 million years ago.
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Adidas Fit Smart: Fitness Tracker Review

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 4:11pm
The Fit Smart is a new fitness tracker from Adidas that's intended for people who want to improve their workouts, whether that be running or fitness training for sports.
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Thieving Chimps Caught Raiding Crops at Night (Video)

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 4:08pm
Groups of roving chimpanzees were caught red-handed stealing crops from farmers in Uganda at night by hidden camera traps.
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Did Dinosaurs Walk Like Jar Jar Binks? | Video

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 3:18pm
This highly speculative animation is based upon analysis of a nearly complete Deinocheirus mirificus skeleton. It suggests the dinosaur may have plodded along river bottoms to forage for fish.
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Wacky Humpbacked Dinosaur Looked Like 'Star Wars' Creature

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
A duck-billed, humpback, ostrichlike dinosaur has been unearthed in Mongolia at a site illegally excavated by poachers.
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Sex Is 385 Million Years Old, and It Looked Like Square Dancing

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 3:05pm
Sex is older than anyone had ever known. New research reveals that 385 million-year-old fish did the deed — and they may have invented copulation as much as 430 million years ago.
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Neanderthals and Humans First Mated 50,000 Years Ago, DNA Reveals

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 3:04pm
The DNA from a 45,000-year-old bone of a man from Siberia is helping to pinpoint when modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred, researchers say. The man was born thousands of years after such interspecies mating occurred.
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Photos: First Sex Revealed in Fossilized, Square-Dancing Fish

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 2:43pm
The first animals to have sex were tiny armored fish called microbrachius that copulated some 385 million years ago in a square-dancing type maneuver.
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How Drones Are Fighting Infectious Disease

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 2:10pm
In a remote area of Southeast Asia, drones are fighting a battle — not against terrorists or insurgents, but against infectious disease.
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Daily Ebola Checks: Everyone Arriving from West Africa Will Now Be Monitored

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 1:51pm
All passengers arriving from West African countries where the Ebola outbreak is ongoing will be monitored for 21 days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
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Missing Sphinx Head Found in Ancient Greek Tomb

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 10:29am
Archaeologists discovered the missing head of one of the marble sphinxes in a huge Macedonian tomb under excavation in Amphipolis, Greece.
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Ancient Finned Predator Feasted on Sharks

Live Science News - October 22, 2014 - 10:20am
During the early Permian, carnivores greatly outnumbered herbivores on land, so top predator Dimetrodon supplemented its diet by hunting sharks.
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