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93 Scientists Say We Can Fix the E-Waste Problem by Pulverising Electronics Into Nanodust
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91 An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood
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Things just got complicated.

90 There’s Mysteriously Large Amounts of Methane on Mars - Facts So Romantic
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The mystery isn’t just that we see methane when we shouldn’t. It’s also that, in a sense, we see too much of it.

If you want to detect life on another planet, look for biomarkers—spectroscopic signatures of chemicals that betray the activity of living things. And in fact we may have already found a biomarker. In 2003 Earth-based astronomers caught glimpses of methane in the Martian atmosphere. Th...

89 Trilobites: Visualizing the Cosmic Streams That Spew Meteor Showers
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Researchers recorded more than 300,000 meteoroid trajectories since 2010 to depict the drifting paths of meteor showers that Earth passes through. www.nytimes.com/2017/03/24/...
83 5 Animals That You Can See Right Through
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82 This Is Johns Hopkins' First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident
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New role model alert.

81 Scientists reveal hidden structures in bacterial DNA
Researchers have described the 3D structure of the genome in the extremely small bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae. They discovered previously unknown arrangements of DNA within this tiny bacteria, which are also found in larger cells. Their findings suggest that this type of organization is a universal feature of living cells. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
80 Sleep deprivation impairs ability to interpret facial expressions
When you're tired, your ability to interpret subtle expressions of happiness and sadness can begin to deteriorate, researchers have found. However, the ability to read more primitive survival-based emotions, like anger and fear, remains intact. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
74 Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed
A research group has demonstrated that by changing only its parameter related to speed, a quadruped robot can spontaneously change its steps. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
97 Electrons Have Been Caught Disappearing and Reappearing Between Atomic Layers
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