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How cell phones are killing our kids, and what we can do about it

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt probably has become a pretty unpopular guy among teenagers over the last few weeks.
How cell phones are killing our kids, and what we can do about it
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Pig kidney transplant patient leaves hospital

The first man to receive a genetically modified kidney transplant from a pig has been discharged from hospital.
Pig kidney transplant patient leaves hospital
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Korean "Artificial Sun" Reactor Sets Record at 100 Million Degrees

South Korean scientists have set a new world record using the Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) device, an "artificial Sun" nuclear fusion reactor, in what they say is a major step forward for the tech.
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Scientists gear up to study solar eclipse with high-altitude planes and sun-orbiting probes

For the millions of people across North America who will be treated to a total solar eclipse on April 8, it will be spectacular show — a chance to see the moon fully obscure the sun’s face.
Scientists gear up to study solar eclipse with high-altitude planes and sun-orbiting probes
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George Washington family secrets revealed by DNA from unmarked 19th century graves

Genetic analysis has shed light on a long-standing mystery surrounding the fates of President George Washington’s younger brother Samuel and his kin. Two of Samuel’s descendants and their mother were recently identified from skeletal remains found in unmarked burials dating back to the 1880s. The investigation also provided the first patrilineal DNA map for the first US president, who had no children of his own.
George Washington family secrets revealed by DNA from unmarked 19th century graves
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An Everest-size volcano hiding in plain sight on Mars? New research make waves in the science community

Scientists may have pinpointed a massive, oddly shaped volcano taller than Mount Everest on the surface of Mars — and it has been hiding in plain sight for decades, according to new research.
An Everest-size volcano hiding in plain sight on Mars? New research make waves in the science community
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What are the true colors of images from the James Webb Space Telescope?

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is known for capturing our universe with unprecedented precision and sensitivity. Its images aren't only scientifically useful but also beautiful. From the blue and gold of the Southern Ring Nebula to the pink, orange and purple of Cassiopeia A, JWST images render the universe in brilliant color.
What are the true colors of images from the James Webb Space Telescope?
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Ancient giant dolphin discovered in the Amazon

 Picture a dolphin. Now imagine one that’s twice the size of a person.
Ancient giant dolphin discovered in the Amazon
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How to see the penumbral lunar eclipse, March's full moon

Astronomy fans can check out a unique Worm Moon this month as March's full moon rises during a penumbral lunar eclipse.
How to see the penumbral lunar eclipse, March's full moon
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Crew safe after Soyuz launch aborted 20 seconds before liftoff

Three crew members are safe after their scheduled launch to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan was automatically aborted Thursday morning, according to a live NASA broadcast.
Crew safe after Soyuz launch aborted 20 seconds before liftoff