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  Your name could be a key factor when it comes to whether or not...

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A previously undiscovered species of eurypterid, or sea scorpion, a more than 460 million...

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Neptune comes closest to Earth today – but by close, we don’t actually mean...

Study: Testosterone changes brain structures in transgender men

  A new brain imaging study from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology has shown that...

Does pregnancy alter moms’ brains?

  Everyone knows pregnancy has a lot of effects on a woman, from mood swings to the obvious change in abdomen diameter. However, many wonder...

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Bad news: Raw oysters harbor and spread the norovirus

  This is some bad news for people who like to eat raw oysters: The mollusks have a knack for...

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There's really no way to cure a hangover, study says

  Whether it’s a Whopper with cheese, a few large glasses of water, or a morning-after Bloody Mary, there’s really...

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Pacific Ocean trenches may be younger than previously thought

  A newly published report in the journal Nature Geoscience has found some deep trenches at the bottom of the...