Chimp 'Personhood' Advocates Seek New Appeal in NY
December 18th, 2014
Animal-rights advocates seeking "personhood" for chimpanzees want to take their case to the highest court in New York State.
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New Leonardo da Vinci Film Reveals the Man Behind the Genius
Inside the Mind of Leonardo movie poster.
December 18th, 2014
Get ready to see Leonardo da Vinci as you've never seen him before. A new film about the Renaissance genius's life opens in select theaters on Friday (Dec. 19).
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Fool's Gold Preserves Some of Earth's Oldest Fossils
Tubelike Fossils
December 18th, 2014
Fool's gold helps preserve the bodies of some of the world's oldest animals. Sulfur-eating bacteria in the ocean helped the process of fossilization along.
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NASA Satellite's 1st CO2 Maps of Earth Revealed
carbon concentrations around the world
December 18th, 2014
NASA scientists unveiled the first data sets from the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, or OCO-2.
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5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Leonardo da Vinci
The artist and innovator Leondardo da Vinci
December 18th, 2014
The original Renaissance man had a few well-kept secrets.
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Carnivore Comeback: Bears and Wolves Are Thriving in Europe
A female brown bear with her cubs
December 18th, 2014
Despite a high human population density, Europe is seeing a resurgence of large carnivores such as wolves, lynx, bears and wolverines.
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Fitness Tracker Buying Guide: Use This Flow Chart to Pick the Right Device
A group of fitness trackers
December 18th, 2014
There are a lot of fitness trackers out there to choose from, but which one is right for you?
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Images: Carnivores of Europe
European Wolf Pups
December 18th, 2014
The large carnivores of Europe — such as bears, wolves, lynx and wolverines — are experiencing a resurgence, even in nonprotected areas.
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Pain Relievers May Offer Small Protection Against Skin Cancer
A woman holds two aspirin in her hand.
December 18th, 2014
Ibuprofen and some other similar anti-inflammatory pain relievers may slightly lower people's risk of one common type of skin cancer, a new review of research shows, but experts find the benefits too small, especially for a cancer that is fairly curable.
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