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Cockroaches May Soon Be Unstoppable

I remember hearing years ago that cockroaches would be the only thing to survive a nuclear explosion. That's only true if they weren't directly in the blast area. But apparently our attempts to irradicate these pesky critters has only made them more indestructible. Many insects, including...
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Saturn Is Super Close To Earth

The planet Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the entire year on Tuesday. While it as the closest point in the daytime, it will still be visible to the naked eye all night long. And with a telescope, you should even be able to see its rings! The added bonus is there is no cloud cover...
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First Ever Marsquake Detected By NASA Lander

A seismic signal first detected by NASA's InSight Lander's Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure instrument on April 6 shows that Mars has 'quakes' just like Earth does. Scientists are still examining the data, but they believe the signal originated from within the planet, as opposed to...
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Cats Recognize The Sound Of Their Names

Researchers in Japan say they've discovered that cats actually understand their names when they hear it. Atsuko Saito of Sophia University in Tokyo says there's no evidence that cats attach meaning to our words, whether it's their name or anything else, like "get off the counter". Instead, they've...
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The Moon May Have A Moon

Scientists are exploring the possibility that moons can have their own moons orbiting around them. That, of course, leads to the obvious question, what do you call a moon orbiting another moon? One of the possibilities being tossed around is "moonmoon." There are currently no known moonmoons that...
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Exact Time to Dunk an Oreo, According to Science

The perfect amount of time you should be dunking your Oreos, actually backed by research, is...
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Want to Live Longer? See More Concerts, Science Says

Science says the more shows the merrier.
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Science Cracks the Code: This is What a Good Dancer Looks Like

Find out what a good dancer looks like … and also what a bad dancer looks like. Because science.
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