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Integrating Into the 'Internet of Things' (Op-Ed)

Live Science News - 11 hours 23 min ago
Think before you connect your A/C to the Internet of Things.
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When is Sleepiness Due to Narcolepsy?

Live Science News - 11 hours 45 min ago
Narcolepsy is real, and serious — one of many sleep disorders that afflict Americans.
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Republicans Google 'Climate Change' During Extreme Weather

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 7:28pm
During extreme or unusual weather, Americans' political leanings seem to influence their Internet searches about the climate, new research suggests.
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Probiotics May Lower Blood Pressure

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 7:26pm
Eating food with "good bacteria" or taking probiotics supplements may help reduce blood pressure, according to a new analysis.
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Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 6:51pm
Child sex trafficking crimes occur each day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care, and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say.
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Bill Nye Still Bringing Science Alive with Humor

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 6:37pm
Bill Nye the Science Guy gave a lecture at Irving Plaza in New York City on the beginnings of his popular kids' TV show and the future of space exploration.
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MH17 Plane Crash Site Seen from Space (Photo)

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 6:34pm
Satellites have captured images of the scattered debris and charred wreckage where Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine last week, killing all 298 people on board.
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Heart Attacks Strike Young Women Harder Than Men

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 6:15pm
Women make up a quarter of heart attack patients among the relatively young, but they fare worse than men.
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How Climate Change Will Change Hawai'i | Video

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 6:06pm
Most Pacific islands will see dramatic change with sea level rise. Some low-lying islands could cease to exist. Many of Hawaii's roads and airports, sited on volcanic lowlands, are at risk from higher seas and stronger oceanic storm surges.
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Why Extraterrestrial Life May Need Alien Oceans

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 5:33pm
Scientists searching for planets where E.T. may live have homed in on places where liquid water could exist. But a livable world may require not just water, but oceans, a new study suggests.
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Is Climate Change Ruining Wine Corks?

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 5:20pm
Cork quality has been declining for years, and scientists think it may be from cork oak trees adapting to climate change.
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Your Cheeseburger Is Leaving a Giant Environmental Footprint

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 5:16pm
Eating a burger takes a big toll on the environment, reports one of the most comprehensive studies to date on livestock management in the United States.
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Seals May Use Wind Farms as Hunting Grounds

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 3:42pm
As the number of offshore wind farms continues to grow, the farms could affect both seals and their prey, say scientists who discovered the animals may use the giant wind farms as hunting grounds.
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Iconic Apollo 11 View of Earth Turns 45 (Photo)

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 3:28pm
The astronauts who first walked on the moon also got some beautiful views of Earth during their journey. A 'Blue Marble' Earth image from July 16, 1969 shows the planet on the day of Apollo 11's launch.
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First Litter of Wild Wolf Pups Born in Mexico

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 3:05pm
For the first time in more than 30 years, a litter of wolf pups was born in the wild in Mexico, wildlife authorities announced. The birth of the first wild litter marks an "important step in the reintroduction program" for the species.
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Secret Grizzly Bear Feeding Site Discovered (and Kept Hidden)

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 2:30pm
A river teeming with spawning salmon lures grizzly bears from hundreds of miles away, new research suggests.
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Deadly Coral Diseases Surge Near Dredging Sites

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 1:26pm
In a first study of its kind, researchers have linked dredging to increased sickness in nearby coral reefs. The researchers examined the health of corals around Barrow Island, off the west coast of Australia.
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Truck-Mounted Cannon Can Shoot Drones Out of the Sky

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 11:57am
The French multinational company Thalos is building a huge truck-mounted gun that can autonomously shoot down drones, helicopters, and missiles.
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Taller, Fatter, Older: How Humans Have Changed in 100 Years

Live Science News - July 21, 2014 - 11:21am
Humans are getting taller; they're also fatter than ever and live longer than at any time in history. And all of these changes have occurred in the past 100 years, scientists say.
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HIV Diagnoses Drop in US Overall, But Increase in Young Gay Men

Live Science News - July 20, 2014 - 4:49pm
The number of people diagnosed with HIV each year in the United States has declined overall in the last decade, but there have been increases in among young gay men, a new study finds.
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