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Dinosaur Eggs Took a Long Time to Hatch; This May Have Contributed to Their Doom

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New research on the teeth of fossilized dinosaur embryos indicates that the eggs of non-avian dinosaurs took a long time to hatch--between about three and six months.

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Water Discovered in The "Shadowy" Area of Dwarf Planet Ceres

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Cameras on the Dawn Space Probe have performed a very special feat: they have succeeded in taking photos of water ice deposits in places ruled by almost eternal darkness on the dwarf planet Ceres.

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Plant Growth Could Be Slowing the Rise of CO2 in the Earth's Atmosphere

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New findings suggest the rate at which CO2 is accumulating in the atmosphere has plateaued in recent years because Earth’s vegetation is grabbing more carbon from the air than in previous decades.

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New Screen Time Guidelines for Kids, From Doctors

Pediatricians weigh in on a fraught issue facing parents today: How much screen time is OK? The American Academy of Pediatrics issues new guidelines.

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Planet Nine, the Undiscovered Massive Planet at the Edge of the Solar System, Could Be Tilting the Sun

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Planet Nine—the undiscovered planet at the edge of the Solar System appears to be responsible for the unusual tilt of the sun, according to a new study.

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Kids Who Watch Too Much TV Are at Risk of Being Anti-Social or Violent When They Become Teens

Results of new study show that young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social isolation and adopting violent and antisocial behaviour toward other students at age 13.

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Being Rude at Work Is Contagious

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Incivil behaviors at work -- put-downs, sarcasm and other condescending comments -- tend to have a contagious effect, according to a new study.

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Fossils Indicate That a Comet Strike May Have Triggered Ancient Global Warming Event

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A comet strike may have triggered the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a rapid warming of the Earth caused by an accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide 56 million years ago, which offers analogs to global warming today.

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Researchers Identify Link Between Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Physicians and researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have identified a link between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury.

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Increased Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Alters Brain Chemistry in Ocean's Fish

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In this study, the researchers designed and conducted a novel experiment to directly measure behavioral impairment and brain chemistry of the Spiny damselfish.







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