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Dino brain found 'pickled' in boggy swamp
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This could be the first known fossil of a dinosaur brain, scientists say. To illustrate its size, it is shown next to a British two-pence coin (which is about the size of a U.S. quarter). JAMIE HISCOCKS. SALT LAKE CITY — Dinosaur smarts may be a mystery.

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This space engine breaks a law of physics. But a NASA test says it works anyway.
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NASA scientists have been daydreaming about a new kind of engine that could carry astronauts to Mars in 70 days without burning any fuel. Now, in a new paper published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Propulsion and Power, they say that it might really …
NASA Team Claims 'Impossible' Space Engine Works—Get the FactsNational Geographic

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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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'Void' dives into physics of nothingness
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NOT NOTHING Even in empty space, subatomic particles are plentiful. In a vacuum, particles called quarks and gluons still appear, thanks to ever-present quantum fields, shown above in a computer simulation. A new book explains such counterintuitive …

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Could toothpaste give heart disease the brush-off?
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A girl practices brushing with a new toothpaste that helps remove plaque. An added benefit: It may also cut the risk of heart disease. Humble Smile Foundation. Bad teeth cause pain and discomfort. But problems with the teeth and gums can have impacts

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Predicting a wildfire with data from space
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… award-winning science fair projects and to compete in team challenges. The event was created and is run by Society for Science & the Public (which also publishes Science News for Students and this blog). Broadcom Foundation sponsors the competition.

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VIDEO: The structure of cytochrome c protein from Rhodothermus marinus showing iron (red) bound near the center. Researchers mutated amino acids in the region colored pink to improve the carbon-silicon bond forming ability… view more. Credit: Frances …
Living cells bind silicon and carbon for the first timeNature.com

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New target receptor discovered in the fight against obesity King's College London
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The team of scientists from King's College London and Imperial College London tested a high-fat diet, containing a fermentable carbohydrate, and a control diet on mice and looked at the effect on food intake of those with and without the FFAR2 receptor.

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