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Scientists are “blown away” to find a 1,700-year-old Roman chicken egg still has its yolk inside

The surreal life of a professional bridesmaid

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A star’s extreme outburst could be tormenting baby planets

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Scientists Slowed Down Light by 10,000 Times in an Experiment

World’s most dangerous plant ‘can cause suicidal thoughts’ after someone touches it

Countries Are Building Giant ‘Sand Motors’ to Protect Their Coasts From Erosion

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How China Miscalculated Its Way to a Baby Bust

Scientists have identified an immune cell that can cause allergies

Stunning Juno flyby image shows Io lit up by “Jupitershine”

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Photographer Endures Icy Temperatures to Photograph Beautiful Arctic Animals

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Lava bleeds from Iceland volcano into the frozen landscape in incredible satellite image

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‘Like going to the moon’: The world’s most terrifying ocean crossing

Bronze Age ‘treasure’ was crafted with extraterrestrial metal

Researchers fuse materials to make mysterious particle theorized in 1937

Could Forests Become Ultrahigh Energy Neutrino Detectors?

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The Hidden Butterfly Trade: How the lucrative market could spark conservation

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Asbestos: The strange past of the ‘magic mineral’

Getting vaccines in different arms improves effectiveness, study finds

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City-size seamount triple the height of world’s tallest building discovered via gravitational anomalies

Amazing Spiral-Shaped Contact Lens Uses ‘Optical Vortex’ to Correct Vision

Explosion Light-Years Away Could Obliterate Life on Earth, Scientists Find

People with depression have higher body temperature

JWST Imaged Two Apparent Alien Worlds Still Circling The Bodies of Their Dead Stars

Big, dead European satellite will crash back to Earth this month

NASA Engineers Are Racing to Fix Voyager 1

Police Find Ancient Teenager’s Body, Preserved in Irish Bog for 2,500 Years

Ransomware Payments Hit a Record $1.1 Billion in 2023

Astronomers Measure the Mass of the Milky Way by Calculating How Hard it is to Escape

The brain is the most complicated object in the universe. This is the story of scientists’ quest to decode it – and read people’s minds

‘AI Launches Nukes In ‘Worrying’ War Simulation: ‘I Just Want to Have Peace in the World’’

These Pits Carved Into Rocks in Kenya Might Be Ancient Game Boards

In High Altitude Archaeology, One Woman Isn’t Scared of Heights—Or Mummies

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