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Greetings. We Are From The Future. Everything is going to be alright...

Science behind the photosynthesis bit: "Energy transfer in light-harvesting macromolecules is assisted by specific vibrational motions of the chromophores," said Alexandra Olaya-Castro (UCL Physic...

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Sharp spike in honeybee deaths causes President to take emergency measures. Here's how you can help...

Beekeepers lost more than 40% of honeybee colonies in the last year alone. In response, the Obama administration announced plans to save the honey bee. On Tuesday, May 19th, the Obama administr...

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Chicago Doesn’t Fix Its Potholes, So This Artist Fixes Them With Ice Cream Mosaics

For the third year in a row Chicago artist Jim Bachor has taken it upon himself to preemptively fix city potholes by filling them with themed mosaics. This year Bachor decided on a series of 10 pot...

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Six Banks Pay $5.8 Billion, Five Guilty of Market Rigging

Six of the world’s biggest banks will pay $5.8 billion and five of them agreed to plead guilty to charges tied to a currency-rigging probe as they seek to wind down almost half a decade of enforcem...

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5-year-old's touching gesture feeds homeless man at Waffle House

The faith of a little boy was on full display at the Waffle House at the Prattville-Millbrook exit one night a few weeks ago. It's the story of 5-year-old Josiah Duncan and his mom, Ava Faulk. "...

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Bold new law requires green rooftops in France

Rooftops in France are going green. Under a law passed last week by the French Parliament, new buildings in commercial zones must partially cover their roofs with plants or solar panels. "Thi...

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This Machine Can Make Salt Water Drinkable — Using Only The Sun’s Rays

The American engineers who traveled to rural India two years ago believed they were going to help poor villagers get rid of microbes in their drinking water. But soon after their arrival, they bega...

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CERN Has Detected Extremely Rare Particle Decay For The First Time

Researchers working at CERN in Switzerland have detected a never-before-seen subatomic process that was "harder to find than the famous Higgs particle", and it could make or break our understanding...

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Research Shows This One Plant Can Kill Cancer Cells & Treat Diabetes

Bitter melon is a fruit that grows abundantly in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Traditionally it has been used to treat diabetes and other more mild diseases or illnesses. More recently, bitter...

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Researchers Make Semiconductors Just Three Atoms Thick

The end is in sight for achieving the thinnest and most flexible semiconductors possible. Researchers at Cornell have announced the creation of semiconducting films just three atoms thick, leaving ...

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Self-Sufficient Couple Builds Their Own Floating Off-Grid Island (Video)

From no-waste, no-impact, buy-nothing, no-money to living tiny, there are a multitude of saner and more courageous alternatives to the unthinking, zombie wastefulness of mainstream living. For Cana...

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The First Self-Driving Big Rig Licensed To Operate In The US

A Daimler-built autonomous truck can now legally operate on the highways of Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval has officially granted the "Freightliner Inspiration Truck" a license for road use in the sta...

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Drug Could Rejuvenate Aging Brain And Muscle Tissue

The ability of adult stem cells to renew themselves decline as we age, but researchers have discovered a small molecular drug that could ‘rejuvenate’ brain and muscle tissue. The study, published i...

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Over 1,100 Civilians Were Killed By Police In 2014

A new preliminary FBI report shows that in 2014, 51 police officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty. The FBI notes that this is an 89% increase from 2013, when only 27 officers were kil...

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US House Votes To Reform NSA Bulk Data Collection

The House of Representatives voted to pass the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday, approving a bill that would change the way the National Security Agency gathers telephone data of American citizens. The...

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