Human Nature

Human Cyborgs Come to Life in Nat Geo's 'Breakthrough' 
National Geographic Breakthrough
October 8th, 2015
What does actor Paul Giamatti know about cyborgs? A surprising amount, it turns out, and he's ready to share it on "Breakthrough," a new National Geographic Channel series that dives into groundbreaking research.
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The Origins of Religion: How Supernatural Beliefs Evolved
Michelangelo's "God's Touch"
October 5th, 2015
It might seem odd, but scientists have a lot to say about supernatural beliefs.
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Oregon Mass Shooting: How to Talk to Kids About Violence
father comforting scared kid
October 2nd, 2015
Parents face a tricky task when talking to kids about violence: not hiding scary news, while ensuring their kids feel safe and protected, experts say.
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'The Martian' Locales on Mars Revealed in NASA Spacecraft Photos
MRO Image of Acidalia Planitia, Landing Site in 'The Martian'
October 6th, 2015
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has photographed a plain called Acidalia Planitia and the southwest corner of the 285-mile-wide Schiaparelli Crater, the landing sites of the Ares 3 and Ares 4 missions, respectively, in the "The Martian
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Weekend Reading: The Best Science Stories of the Week
Shridar Chillal displays his nails.
October 4th, 2015
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
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What the 'Phub'? Your Cellphone Habits Might Hurt Your Relationship
A couple looks down at their cell phones.
October 2nd, 2015
If you're guilty of phubbing, you may want to change your ways sooner rather than later.
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Blood Moon Prophecy: The Science of Supermoon Eclipse Superstitions
A total lunar eclipse of the harvest moon.
September 25th, 2015
This Sunday's supermoon eclipse doesn't mark the end of the world as we know it.
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Extinct Tree-Climbing Human Walked with a Swagger
recreation of the head of Homo naledi by paleoartist
October 6th, 2015
Possibly the most primitive human ever discovered, Homo naledi not only buried its dead but it may have also used tools, according to an analysis of its hands. The new study also revealed this human could both walk on the ground and climb trees.
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Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week
An adult veiled chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus
October 3rd, 2015
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
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Bear Fights & Moon Sex: History's Best Lunar Eclipse Myths
A perigee full moon or "supermoon" is seen, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
September 26th, 2015
From sky bears duking it out with the moon to coital relationships between celestial bodies, people have been making up cool stories to explain lunar eclipses for a very long time.
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