First Glimpse of Higgs Bosons at Work Revealed
an abstract version of the higgs boson
July 28th, 2014
The Higgs Boson was spotted in an ultra-rare interaction between force-carrying particles called W-Bosons, which could explain how the Higgs boson imparts mass to other particles.
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Is Climate Change Ruining Wine Corks?
July 21st, 2014
Cork quality has been declining for years, and scientists think it may be from cork oak trees adapting to climate change.
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Dead Giraffe?! Weirdest Things Found in NYC Waters
Robot hand on beach
July 16th, 2014
From shipwrecks to an upright dining table to a dead giraffe, a cornucopia of strange objects have been discovered in the shadowy depths of New York City's waterways.
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How Texas Man Survived 1,000 Killer Bees
an africanized honeybee, or killer bee,
July 28th, 2014
A municipal worker who got stung by an estimated 1,000 bees while mowing a park lawn on Thursday (July 24) was in stable condition. So how did he survive the buzzing attack?
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'Longest' Fossilized Poop Drops at Auction House
A photo of the fossilized dung
July 18th, 2014
A lumpy fossil — billed as the longest piece of ancient poop — will hit the auction block next week.
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World's Tallest Waterslide: Why You Don't Fall Off
Verrückt is now officially the world's tallest water slide. The ride opened at Schlitterbahn Waterparks on July 10.
July 11th, 2014
How physics keeps people from falling off water slides, like world's tallest water slide in Kansas City named Verruckt.
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'Revolutionary' Physics: Do Sterile Neutrinos Lurk in the Universe?
the microboone detector gets lowered into place
July 1st, 2014
A new experiment could reveal traces of a ghostly particle called a sterile neutrino, which only interacts with ordinary matter through gravity.
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Oldest Medical Report of Near-Death Experience Discovered
Cover of the book "Anecdotes de Médecine."
July 24th, 2014
A forensic archaeologist unexpectedly found the oldest medical description of a near-death experience in a book from 18th century.
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Doc X-Rays His Broken Headphones to Fix Them
July 16th, 2014
In an attempt to fix his broken headphones, a radiologist turned to an unusual resource at his disposal.
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Whoa! Seahorses Don't Neigh — They Growl
A longsnout seahorse in the water.
July 9th, 2014
Seahorses don't neigh, but they do click when feeding or courting and growl when under threat, new research finds.
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