Videos uploaded by user “Newsy Science” for the 2013
Researchers Walk Out First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Leg
The leg works by redirecting nerves headed to the damaged muscle, to the hamstrings, and a nearby sensor that reads what the nerves are communicate.
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Bee Venom Can Kill HIV, Study Says
Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered bee venom can kill the HIV virus without harming the body.
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Oldest Human DNA Leads To More Questions Than Answers
Researchers are scratching their heads after discovering a 400,000-year-old fossil related to a little-known human ancestor known as Denisovans.
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New Hair Loss Treatment Could Mean the End of Baldness
A new technique to grow hair follicle cells in the lab means scientists could one day inject a person's own cells to spark new hair growth.
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3 Earth-Like Planets Found in 1 Solar System
The system, Gliese 667C, has three planets in the habitable zone which may be rocky have atmospheres.
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Exercise Before Bed Could Improve Sleep, Study Says
A study by the National Sleep Foundation shows exercise improves your sleep and that working out before going to bed does not impact sleep.
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Hubble Spots Oldest, Farthest Galaxy Ever Discovered
Using the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists discovered Galaxy z8_GND_5296, which might've formed 13.1 billion years ago.
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Earth's Core Is Hotter Than Originally Thought
French scientists proved through experiments that the Earth's core is 6,000 degrees Celsius and not the original estimate of 5,000 degrees.
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Newest Hangover Cure? Study Says Sprite
Researchers at a Chinese university say the lemon-lime soda aids the metabolism of alcohol within the body.
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Scientist Says New Research Proves 'Dogs are People Too'
New research on dogs' brains has one neuroscientist and his team saying that dogs are capable of love and have emotions very similar to humans.
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Tiny Alien-Like Skeleton Contains Human DNA
Tests of the mysterious skeleton, believed by some to be alien, have so far revealed only human DNA.
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More Than 200,000 Apply For One-Way Trip to Mars
As of Monday, more than 200,000 people have applied to be part of the Mars One Project, a one-way trip to the red planet.
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New Dinosaur Species Discovered
Scientists have discovered fossils in Madagascar that reveal a new species of dinosaur: Dahalokely tokana, or "lonely small bandit."
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Rats Communicate 'Telepathically' via Brain Implant
Scientists at Duke University have developed a mind reading device for rats that gives them shared thoughts.
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Mississippi Infant First to be 'Functionally Cured' of HIV
Researchers think by treating the child with antivirals early on, they were able to effectively eliminate the virus.
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What's the Genetic Link Between Mental Disorders?
New research claims a genetic link beween autism, ADHD, bipolar, depression and schizophrenia.
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Designer Trains Bees To Detect Some Cancers
Portuguese designer Susana Soares revealed a unique glass device at Dutch Design Week. Inside it are bees trained to detect cancer on our breath.
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Did Life on Earth Really Come From Mars?
One scientist's theory made headlines Thursday, but while his critics say he's not a kook, his claims might be overblown.
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FDA Approves First Magnetic Migraine Treatment
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a new magnetic device, known as a Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator.
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New Hammerhead Shark Discovered Near South Carolina
A new type of hammerhead shark was discovered off the coast of South Carolina. The new species has 10 fewer vertebrae than a scalloped hammerhead.
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First Artificial Human Heart Transplant Performed In France
Surgeons in France have implanted a patient with a new heart — designed to be a long-term artificial replacement for the human organ.
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Ideal Age Gap for Couples: 4 Years, 4 Months
Confused.com surveyed more than 2,000 adults on the ideal age gap for a couple. The most popular answer is for the man to be 52 months older.
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Lab Grown Kidney Successfully Tested in Rats
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston created a functioning rat kidney.
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Bat-Eating Spiders Are Everywhere, Except Antarctica
New research published in the journal PLOS One shows spiders that build webs big enough to catch and eat bats are all over the world.
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Why Researchers Think 3D Movies Could Improve Vision
Neuroscientist Bruce Bridgeman says he was cured of stereo blindness after watching Scorsese's 3D "Hugo," and it could work for others.
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New, Aggressive HIV Strain Develops Into AIDS Faster
Researchers have found an aggressive new strain of HIV in West Africa they say develops into AIDS much faster than other strains.
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Extremely Rare 'Asian Unicorn' Sighted In Vietnam
World Wildlife Fund has released photos of the saola, a rare animal that hasn't been seen in 15 years.
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NASA Satellites Spot Middle East Water Loss
Using the NASA GRACE satellite, researchers discovered the Tigris and Euphrates rivers have lost 117 million acre feet of groundwater in seven years.
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Transparent, Stretchy Speaker Shows 'Soft Machine' Potential
Scientists at Harvard University have developed a transparent, stretchy speaker as a proof of concept for ionic conductors.
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Boy Hears Parents' Voices for First Time
Grayson Clamp, 3, is the first child to have a device implanted into the base of his brain stem to help him hear, and he had amazing results.
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Researchers Reverse Signs Of Aging In Mice
Researchers found restoring a worn-down communication pathway between cell structures can help prevent signs of aging in lab mice.
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Can Stem Cells Cure Blindness?
Scientists have collected stem cells that were primed to transform into photoreceptors then injected them into the eyes of blind mice.
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Study Finds Oreos Are as Addictive as Cocaine, Morphine
A new study out of Connecticut College finds Oreo cookies actually activate more neurons in the brains 'pleasure center' than many drugs.
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'Gut Bugs' Could Cause Heart Disease
A recent study on heart health found a potential link between heart attacks and bacteria in the gut.
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The Lightsaber Molecule: Light-Matter Is Real
Scientists from Harvard and MIT have figured out how to make beams of light stick together.
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NASA's Largest Rocket Yet on Target for 2017 Test Flight
NASA says it's on track to launch a test flight of its biggest rocket yet in 2017, opening the door for space exploration far beyond lunar orbit.
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MIT Researchers Create 'World's Toughest Tongue Twister'
While studying speech patterns, MIT researchers came up with a tongue twister so difficult that participants struggled to repeat it.
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New Fears Behind Flesh-Eating Bacteria Found in Ocean
Vibrio Vulnificus is commonly found in warm salt water in the Gulf of Mexico. Most of the cases are coming from Florida.
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How Quickly Does Gut Bacteria React To Diet Change?
A new study shows that the community of gut bacteria will altar rapidly when faced with a different diet.
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Gold Found Growing in Eucalyptus Trees
Australian researchers studying soil in search of gold decided to change their direction of focus and found traces of gold in eucalyptus trees.
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How Whales Hold Their Breath for 90 Minutes
Researchers say they've found a protein adaptation that lets whales and other deep divers store more oxygen in their muscles.
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New Theory May Explain How Penguins Lost Their Flight
The theory says birds can't have wings good at both flying and swimming, and penguins made the tradeoff.
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What Your Dog's Wagging Tail Really Means
Researchers say tail wagging to the right might mean the dog is feeling positive emotions, but wagging to the left could indicate negative feelings.
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Genetics Study Shows Europe is One Big Family
A mitochondrial DNA study found if lineages are traced back just 1,000 years, nearly all Europeans turn out to be related.
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Study: Energy Drinks Increase Heart Contraction Rates
A new study suggests even healthy adults show significant changes in heart function after consuming energy drinks.
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Gene-Patenting Case Comes to Supreme Court
The case involves a biotechnology company that patented genes it discovered during cancer research.
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Mars Rover has First Significant Malfunction
Mars rover Curiosity had its first major problem from a memory failure in one of its computers.
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Study Finds 23 Words Haven't Changed Since Ice Age
British researchers traced the words back 15,000 years. They believe one ancient language gave rise to many modern language families.
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Private Mars Mission Seeks Married, Middle-aged Man, Woman
Millionaire space tourist, Dennis Tito, is planning a mission to Mars in 2018. But he's looking for the perfect passengers.
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Archaeologists Discover Viking Parliament Under Parking Lot
Underneath a parking lot, archaeologists in Scotland have uncovered what looks to be an ancient Viking parliament site.
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