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Transparent Organs: Images Reveal See-Through Mouse

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 11:23pm
Scientists have rendered a once-furry mouse transparent, its brain, guts and all. Here's a look at the beauty beneath the rodent's skin.
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Transparent Bodies: Mice Go See-Through For Science

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 10:40pm
A pale, gooey-looking "see-through" mouse could help scientists gain a better understand processes in the body, according to a new study.
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Birthplace to 'Death Bed' Of 150,000 Famous People Visualized

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 10:21pm
In a study of cultural mobility over the past 2000 years in Europe and the United States, a map of the birth and death sites of notable figures has been plotted.
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Four Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 10:15pm
The fourth week of pregnancy is usually when women discover they are pregnant. Now is the time to take a pregnancy test to know for sure.
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Explainer: Why Do Snakes Flick Their Tongues?

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 10:02pm
Theories explaining the forked tongues of snakes have been around for thousands of years.
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How Science Can Study the Conscious Mind

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 9:51pm
The idea that conscious experiences lie outside the realm of scientific inquiry regularly appears in the press.
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Biomedicine, Microscopy and the Art of Patricia Olynyk

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 9:41pm
From corneas to nasal cells, biology is evocative art.
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Three Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 9:13pm
In the third week of pregnancy, there won't be any major outward changes in a woman's body, but some pregnancy symptoms may have started.
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'Massacre' of Uncontacted Tribe in Peru Revealed in New Reports

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 8:14pm
Advocates for indigenous tribes are increasingly worried about a group of people near the Brazil-Peru border who may be facing violent attacks from illegal loggers and drug traffickers exploiting the densely forested region.
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Coral Miles Away Still Show Effects Years After BP Oil Spill

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 7:40pm
Scientists are still assessing the damage to coral communities from the catastrophic 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil in the Gulf of Mexico.
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How the Ebola Outbreak Became Deadliest in History

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 7:19pm
The reasons why the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has grown so large, and why it is happening now, may have to do with the travel patterns of bats across Africa and recent weather patterns in the region, as well as other factors.
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CDC Warns Against Travel to Ebola-Affected Countries

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 7:00pm
Americans should avoid traveling to the three West African countries experiencing an outbreak of Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
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Coral Crypt: Photos of Damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 6:34pm
The extent of damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be greater than scientists previously thought. A study of coral communities in the region found evidence of damage more than 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from the spill site.
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Tethered Blimps Could Be Legal Alternative to Drones

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 6:33pm
A company that makes tethered blimps for the military is now developing them for commercial uses, from surveillance of bridges and roadways to assistance after natural disasters.
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Withings Smart Body Analyzer Review

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 6:28pm
The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is a smart scale that not only measures weight, but also calculates your body mass index (BMI) and fat mass, and registers heart rate and indoor air quality.
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Chronic Pain Makes Mice Lazy

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 6:05pm
Chronic pain may rewire the brain, leading to decreased motivation even after an individual takes painkillers, a new study in mice finds.
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Seafloor-Mapping Airguns May Harm Ocean Animals

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 5:16pm
The U.S. Geological Survey plans to map the continental shelf off the East Coast using acoustics, but some environmentalists say marine mammals might be at risk.
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Dinosaurs’ 'Shrinkage' Into Birds Explained | Video

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 5:04pm
Arms into feathered wings; bones hollowing out; morphology minimizing: The lineage of modern day birds includes the Tyrannosaurus and the Velociraptor, dating back over 50 million years.
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Jobs with Highest and Lowest Heart Disease Risk Revealed

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 4:53pm
Will your job give you a heart attack? A new report finds that workers in service and blue-collar occupations, as well as unemployed people, are at increased risk for heart disease and stroke.
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Surf's Up in the Arctic: Record-High Waves Seen in 2012

Live Science News - July 31, 2014 - 4:46pm
Record-high waves hit the Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska, in September 2012, when Arctic sea ice shrank to an extreme summer low.
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