Not Enough Teens Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Finds
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July 24th, 2014
Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against HPV infections as well as cancers later in life, the number of teenage girls and boys in the United States who have received the vaccine remains "unacceptably low," the CDC says.
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Long-Lost Anchor May Soon Give up Its Secrets
A photo of the anchor pulled from the Puget Sound
July 24th, 2014
A rusty, barnacle-covered anchor that may be the lost anchor from an 18th century voyage around the world was pulled from the Puget Sound last month. Now, the sunken treasure will undergo a long cleaning.
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Kids with Pets More Likely to Avoid Meat
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July 24th, 2014
Kids who spend time cuddling up with Fido or Fluffy are more likely to turn their noses up at meat later in life, a new study suggests. The reason may be such kids develop empathy toward all animals.
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How All-Nighters Alter Your Memories
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July 24th, 2014
Sleep deprivation could raise the risk of developing false memories, a new study finds.
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Egyptian Carving Defaced by King Tut's Possible Father Discovered
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July 24th, 2014
The 3,300-year-old carving once held the face of the god Amun, but pharaoh Akhenaten, who may have been King Tut's dad, had it and the associated hieroglyphs hacked out during a religious revolution.
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More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass (Op-Ed)
Solar panels, silica glass
July 23rd, 2014
Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass.
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Americans' Favorite Adult Beverage Is …
July 24th, 2014
A new Gallup poll found that beer is the most popular alcohol in the United States, though more women still prefer a glass of wine over a pint.
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