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Why Is Lockheed Building A Fusion Reactor? A Non-Nerd Explainer

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Lockheed just promised to, essentially, change the world in ten years with nuclear fusion. Here's how.

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SHOCKER: An Anti-Video Game Psychologist Turns Out To Be A Lousy Scientist

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Brad Bushman is a respected psychologist. He also apparently thinks video games aren't worth a real scientific appraisal.

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A Cure For Type I Diabetes Is Just A Few Human Trials Away

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Type I diabetes is a serious medical problem affecting millions. And we are tantalizingly close to a cure.

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The First Baby Carried In A Transplanted Uterus Has Been Born

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A baby has been carried to term in a transplated uterus for the first time, and that raises new questions about fertility.

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This Is What Happens When You Play Cypress Hill Through A Squid’s Fin

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This trippy video might be a little old, but it's still an amazing ride through a squid's biology with a Cypress Hill soundtrack.

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Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

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A complex crystal turns out to be the perfect oxygen storage tool, and that's a big deal.

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A Compound Found In Beer Can Increase Your Intelligence

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Well, if you're young, it can. Is there anything beer can't do?

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Your Selfie Could Soon Double As A Cancer Test

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Thanks to polarized light, and the mantis shrimp, soon your smartphone could be administering cancer tests.

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Is Ebola Going To Wipe Us All Out? An Explainer

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Right now, no, Ebola won't be killing us all. But there are serious concerns.

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Oh, Great, Now Scientists Are Building The T-1000

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North Carolina State University is helping to build the robots that kill the robots that will kill us all, and then will kill us. Great.

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College Humor Ruins ‘The Little Mermaid’ With ‘Under The Deep Sea’

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Yeah, going 'Under The Sea' is a lot less fun than it sounds, in this parody.

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Artificial Sweeteners May Be Giving You Diabetes

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Like diet soda? Think it's better for you than regular? Science is here to ruin your day, then!

Space

America Is Back In The Spaceflight Game: NASA To Reopen Cape Canaveral

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We're going to back into space, NASA has just announced.

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Did They Really Find A Woman With No Brain In China?

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Well, she does have a brain. She's just missing a very crucial part of it. We explain.

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DARPA Wants To Give Us All A Wolverine-Esque Healing Factor

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Ready to recover from anything within seconds? DARPA is ON IT.

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Male Birth Control Might Be Here By 2017

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Male birth control is rapidly becoming a reality... if they can find enough test volunteers.

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Science Proves You Want Your Chinese Restaurant To Be Disgusting

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Why are there so many sketchy Chinese places? Consumer psychologists have discovered it's a marketing tactic. Really.


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