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Gaza has often been invaded for its water. Every army leaving or entering the Sinai desert, whether Babylonians, Alexander the Great, the Ottomans, or the British, has sought relief there.
At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.
The remains of a 6-inch long mummy from Chile are not those of a space alien, according to recently reported research. These findings were supposed to end the controversy but they ignited a new one.
An academic suing the EPA over its decision to bar certain scientists from serving on advisory boards says the EPA needs to address legitimate criticisms to rebuild after Pruitt.
Here we go again: another Facebook controversy, yet again violating our sense of privacy by letting others harvest our personal information.
The new World Happiness Report again ranks Denmark among the top three happiest of 155 countries surveyed – a distinction that the country has earned for seven consecutive years.
Everyone knows that chocolate eggs don't date from the roots of Christianity, but neither does the name (which the Venerable Bede says came from a pagan goddess).
Recent scientific studies have claimed, almost vampire-like, that transfusions of blood from teenagers can help delay or reverse the ageing process. Where do these claims come from? Do they stack up?
When our recent study met significant skepticism, we weren't surprised. After all, we ourselves remained skeptical of what we were seeing throughout our investigation.
Were foreign diplomats and tourists attacked with a "sonic weapon," or was it something else? Ultrasound researchers dissect the bizarre case and offer a reasonable explanation.
Scientists capture amazing underwater video of the biggest sharks, and some of the oldest, in the Arctic.
The flu is wreaking havoc globally this year. While the U.S. has made huge strides in preparing for and treating the flu, we have a long way to go as we prepare for the next pandemic.
The g-2 experiment has begun and it has the potential to shake up the reigning model of particle physics.
The evidence that football leads to brain injury is mounting, but there are two big reasons why it's not likely to change anytime soon.
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