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Researchers Walk Out First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Leg
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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'
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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?
 
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New research claims a genetic link beween autism, ADHD, bipolar, depression and schizophrenia.
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Designer Trains Bees To Detect Some Cancers
 
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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?
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston created a functioning rat kidney.
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Bat-Eating Spiders Are Everywhere, Except Antarctica
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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?
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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'
 
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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
 
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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?
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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The case involves a biotechnology company that patented genes it discovered during cancer research.
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Mars Rover has First Significant Malfunction
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Underneath a parking lot, archaeologists in Scotland have uncovered what looks to be an ancient Viking parliament site.
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