The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
Pokemon Go's Squirtle shows up on the streets of New York City.
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Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles around, here are 10 of the coolest stories in Science this week.

A Philistine cemetery? If valid, the finding would reveal more about a mysterious people known as the Philistines. But other archaeologists raise questions.

[Full Story: First Ever? Discovery of Philistine Cemetery Draws Criticism]

Pokemon Go psychology: The augmented-reality game 'Pokemon Go' scratches some basic psychological itches.

[Full Story: The Psychology of 'Pokémon Go': What's Fueling the Obsession?]

Inside the Great Pyramid: The ancient Egyptians created a simple yet elaborate system of blocks and grooves within the Great Pyramid of Giza to protect the a pharaoh from tomb robbers.

[Full Story: 'Primitive Machine' Within Great Pyramid of Giza Reconstructed]

Megaquake risk: A massive megathrust earthquake could strike the densely populated region around Bangladesh and east India, putting millions of lives at risk.

[Full Story: Hidden Fault Could Trigger Cataclysmic Megaquake in Asia]

A creepy tale: Amber reveals that millions of years ago, a bug similar to a stick insect left its "skin" behind in a resin trap.

[Full Story: Ancient Bug Jumped Out of Its Skin to Escape Gooey Trap]

Zombie drug? Users of increasingly popular street drugs called synthetic cannabinoids are showing some incredibly strange behaviors.

[Full Story: Why Does Synthetic Marijuana Make People Act Like Zombies?]

Odd jet lag finding: Ever wonder why it's harder to shake off jet lag when you fly east?

[Full Story: Why It's Harder to Recover from Jet Lag When You Fly East]

Should dieters overload on water? Drink up? Is water the key to maintaining a healthy weight?

[Full Story: Will Staying Hydrated Help with Weight Loss?]

Strange history of clear sodas: The nostalgia is strong with Crystal Pepsi, and so is the weird.

[Full Story: Crystal Pepsi Returns: Uncapping the Weird History of Clear Sodas]

A shoe-wearing robot: A bipedal robot puts its best foot forward, stepping with a heel-toe motion that mimics human locomotion more closely than flat-footed robot walkers.

[Full Story: Shoe-Wearing Robot's No Flatfoot — It Walks Like a Person]

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