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Stunning Night-Sky Images from the American Desert (Photos)

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 10:53pm
When the land is untouched, so is the nighttime sky.
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Delaying Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 10:04pm
Women who are a little bit older when they have their first child may have a decreased risk of ovarian cancer, a new study finds.
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Supplements May Raise, Not Lower Cancer Risk

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 9:53pm
Although dietary supplements are often touted for their health benefits, they may in fact increase your cancer risk, especially if taken in high doses, a new analysis finds.
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New Advice on What To Do About Seizures

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 8:15pm
WASHINGTON — One out of 10 people will experience a seizure at some point in life, but most will never have second episode, so it's hard to say which patients should start taking medication.
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170-Year-Old Champagne Recovered from the Bottom of the Sea

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 6:11pm
Every wine connoisseur knows the value of an aged wine, but few get the opportunity to sample 170-year-old champagne from the bottom of the sea.
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US Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Rise 50 Percent by 2030

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 6:09pm
The number of new breast cancer cases diagnosed each year in the United States is predicted to rise 50 percent over the next 15 years, a new study suggests.
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How Does Wireless Charging Work?

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 5:07pm
While a system to wirelessly charge objects has been around for more than a century, it's only now becoming popular because of improvements in technology.
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True to Their Name, Vampire Squid May Have Long Lives

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 4:29pm
While most female squid and octopuses have just one reproductive cycle before they die, vampire squid go through dozens of egg-making cycles in their lifetimes, a study found.
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Duplicating Humans With Robots Is Very Hard | Video

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 3:46pm
Alex Leonessa, NSF program director for General & Age-Related Disabilities Engineering, describes key challenges in creating truly useful robotic systems to supplementing humans. DARwin-OP, the soccer-playing robot, illustrates some of the issues.
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Polar V800: GPS Watch Review

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 11:33am
The Polar V800 is a GPS watch that tracks a wide variety of sports — from running and swimming to yoga, dance and CrossFit.
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Where in the US Are People Most Worried About Climate Change?

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 10:09am
A new set of 56 interactive maps estimates public opinion on climate change across the United States from the national to county level.
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Did Neanderthals Die Off Because They Couldn't Harness Fire?

Live Science News - April 20, 2015 - 10:04am
Neanderthals may have died off because, unlike their anatomically modern human counterparts, they didn't harness fire for cooking, new research suggests.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week

Live Science News - April 19, 2015 - 4:07pm
Theories and answers about Earth, poop and our health and even why humans have chins — here are some of the most interesting stories in Science.
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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week

Live Science News - April 18, 2015 - 12:49pm
Curious whales and zombie worms, amazing spiders and endangered frogs represent just a few of our favorite images this week.
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Sony SmartWatch 3 Review

Live Science News - April 17, 2015 - 8:22pm
The SmartWatch 3 is a smartwatch from Sony that can runs the Android Wear operating system.
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2015 Already Setting Heat Records

Live Science News - April 17, 2015 - 6:40pm
The first three months of 2015 set new global heat records.
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11,000 Years of Isolation: Remote Village Has Unusual Gut Bacteria

Live Science News - April 17, 2015 - 5:45pm
A medical checkup of people living in remote villages deep in the Amazon rainforest in Venezuela has uncovered striking details about these villagers' microbiomes, the bacteria living on and in their bodies, a new study finds.
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Dog Flu Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Live Science News - April 17, 2015 - 5:05pm
The outbreak of flu that has sickened thousands of dogs in the Midwest is a new strain that likely came from Asia, experts say.
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Making Sense of Scents: Why Odors Spark Memory (Podcast)

Live Science News - April 17, 2015 - 4:35pm
What makes scent such a powerful tool to "transport" you back in time?
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Photos: World War II-era Aircraft Carrier Discovered

Live Science News - April 17, 2015 - 1:44pm
Images reveal the location and state of the USS Independence, an aircraft carrier involved in WW II and in atomic bomb testing.
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