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Our brains are more like lawyers defending a case than impartial judges looking for truth. 
This month, a jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon. The sentence raised an outcry from those who oppose the death penalty — particularly in Boston, where few support capital punishment — and a corresponding backlash from those who favor ...
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Come for the frivolous question, stay for the physics
Science now has an answer to the famous question asked in the iconic Tootsie Roll Pop commercial, revealing how many licks it takes to get to the pop's gooey center. The research also unlocks the secrets of how objects dissolve in fluid flows.
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Also available: The Taj Mahal, Congaree National Park, the Statue of Liberty.... 
Google Maps isn't just for finding a nearby burger joint anymore. Now, users can tour the USS Constitution using Google Maps' Street View.
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More fodder in the debate about how much to worry about e-cigarettes and public health -- this time, focused on teen use.
A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that e-cigarettes might put adolescents at risk for taking up traditional cigarettes. Teen use of e-cigarettes is skyrocketing.
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Runs in the family. 
If your family was elite in 1170, you're probably still well-off today, according to a new study of English surnames and family status over centuries.
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1,000 years of history in one cemetery!
Pristinely preserved bodies at the Badia Pozzeveri cemetery in Tuscany, Italy, could hold the DNA of the cholera bacteria that killed them during an 1850s epidemic. Understanding the disease's evolution could lead to a cure.
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Heh.
Dean Burnett: It’s not certain what risk tablets and smartphones pose to children, but children pose a serious risk to them
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Shiny stuff, really old animals, chemistry.
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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Stephanie i got something you would be very interested in seeing. A unique fossile that can help in the research of Dinasaures. Kactikreationsevl16@gmail.com email me here an i can better explaine an show you exactly what i am refering too? You will be amazed. I cant wait to hear from you.
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"Corpse Plaque"
A beautifully engraved plaque taken from the grave of Oliver Cromwell, a major figure in 17th-century England, is up for sale. The plaque was disinterred during the ritual posthumous 'execution' of Cromwell in 1661.
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A really good look at what's turning sea stars to slime. 
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"I have walked through schools and left thinking, 'Please don't let a storm come anywhere near this building.'"
School hallways provided scant protection during the 2013 EF5 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. Now, state and school officials are trying to make schools safer places to be during extreme weather.
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