Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week
merger of two black holes from ligo data
February 13th, 2016
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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30-Year Amnesia: How the Brain Suddenly Remembers
A diagram of the human brain
February 12th, 2016
A bizarre case of a man who suddenly recovered his memory after 30 years highlights the unpredictable nature of amnesia, one expert says.
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Polar Vortex to Slam East Coast with Frigid Weather This Valentine's Day
US weather map 2016
February 12th, 2016
This Valentine's Day, some couples may have to cuddle up for warmth as the polar vortex moves south, bringing an icy blast and the coldest temperatures of the season to the northeastern United States this weekend, meteorologists say.
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Gravitational Waves: What Their Discovery Means for Science and Humanity
Gravitational Waves Simulation
February 12th, 2016
The first-ever direct detection of gravitational waves will open up an entirely new window on the universe, researchers say.
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'MyShake' App Turns Your Smartphone into Earthquake Detector
February 12th, 2016
Seismologists and app developers are shaking things up with a new app that transforms smartphones into personal earthquake detectors.
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Surgery Leaves Woman with 'Temporary Kleptomania'
A woman shoplifts.
February 12th, 2016
In an unusual case, a woman developed an irresistible urge to steal after she had surgery.
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30 Cases of Zika Now Confirmed in Puerto Rico
A digitally-colorized image of particles of Zika virus
February 12th, 2016
Puerto Rico reported its first locally transmitted case of Zika in late December, and health care workers now have diagnosed a total of 30 people with the virus, according to a new report.
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Mavericks Competition: Why Surf Spot Has Monster Waves
Mavericks, waves
February 12th, 2016
The Mavericks International surf competition gets such massive waves because of a confluence of weather, tides and seafloor geometry.
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Zika Virus in Semen Provides More Evidence of Sexual Spread
An illustration of sperm and egg meeting.
February 12th, 2016
The case of a man in the United Kingdom who had Zika virus a few years ago provides even more evidence that the virus can be transmitted through sex.
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