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Dinosaurs may have used color as camouflage
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This story appears in the November 26, 2016, issue of Science News with the headline, “Color me dino: Fossilized pigment pouches may reveal details about ancient animals.” Citations. J. Vinther et al. 3D camouflage in an ornithischian dinosaur. Current …

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Our shocking eel story wins international prize
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It's the second AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award in two years for Science News for Students. Last year, Stephen Ornes brought home a gold award for his piece “Where will lightning strike?” (It seems the judges love stories that shine light on the

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Cosmic Frontiers: Scientists Seek Clues to the Universe’s Greatest Mysteries
Explore the mysteries of the cosmos with this captivating anthology from Science News.Since Edwin Hubble discovered the great dist…

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Dimensions of Time: Science’s Quest to Understand Time in the Body, Brain and Cosmos
Science News curates a fascinating collection of articles that explores the elusive subject of time and its influence on human lif…

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Arctic Sea could be ice-free by 2050
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Arctic sea ice could disappear completely in summer by 2050. That's sooner than scientists had thought. The estimate is based on new calculations of how carbon dioxide contributes to ice melting. PATRICK KELLEY/U.S. COAST GUARD. The average …

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New date for US arrival of the AIDS virus
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The HIV virus is shown here in yellow, infecting a T cell (blue). New data show that the virus first hit American shores in about 1971. It entered the Caribbean, then arrived in New York City and then spread elsewhere. NIAID. Who first brought the

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Experiment to raise the dead blocked in India
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BENGALURU, INDIA—The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has derailed a controversial experiment that would seek to revive brain-dead accident victims. On 11 November, ICMR's National Institute of Medical Statistics removed the “ReAnima” …

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Vaping may put your smile at risk
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Last year, Rahman told Science News that many teens and young adults said vaping made their throats dry and scratchy. Some told his group that vaping made them cough and their mouths bleed. “We've got to start looking into these things and see what's …

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Tapia receives AAAS' Public Engagement with Science Award
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HOUSTON — (Nov. 16, 2016) — Rice University computational mathematician Richard Tapia has won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's 2016 AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award. The honor specifically recognizes Tapia's …

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Group Behaviors Can Change the Course of Evolution
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A team of researchers studied huddling behaviors in mice and made a new discovery. They found that when animals are under less evolutionary pressure, evolution processes actually speed up. This goes against previous beliefs that stress leads to faster …

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Watch these ticklish rats laugh and jump for joy
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For the ticklish among us, just the approach of wiggling fingers is enough to elicit squeals, if not screams. And it turns out we're not the only ones. Now, a study in rats pinpoints the “tickle center” of the mammalian brain, showing for the first
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