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Gender-Confirmation Surgeries on the Rise in US

Gender-Confirmation Surgeries on the Rise in US More The number of surgeries done to confirm a person’s gender identity, also referred to as sex reassignment surgeries, has increased in recent years, according to the first report on the topic from … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Melting the Arctic Ice Out from Under Our Buildings

Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View, available now on iOS and Android. Researchers don’t think a frozen arctic will always be as stable or as safe as we thought it would be. Newsy Newsy: Newsy filters out … Continue reading

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Elon Musk told Donald Trump what to do about the Paris Climate Agreement

View photos The Trump administration may finally be nearing a decision on whether to stay in the Paris Climate Agreement.  Now we know that visionary businessman Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX, Tesla, and a new, mysterious tunnel-building firm called the … Continue reading

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Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent station repairs

Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed. The 250-mile-high (400-kilometer-high) replacement job fell to commander Peggy Whitson, the world’s most experienced female astronaut. She now ties … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs: 66 million years ago triceratops roamed in Mississippi

View photos triceratops More A fossil tooth of the triceratops or a very close relative has been discovered in the eastern US about 66 to 68 million years ago. Horned ceratopsid dinosaurs, which include triceratops, were only thought to have … Continue reading

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Time travel: a conversation between a scientist and a literature professor

View photos andrey_l / Shutterstock.com More Literature professor Simon John James and physicist Richard Bower were both involved in the curating the exhibition, Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there. Their conversations quickly revealed … Continue reading

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Baby bump: China eatery in Japan soars on pregnant panda hopes

Female giant panda Shin Shin (L) and male giant panda Ri Ri (R) at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo mated in February for the first time in four years (AFP Photo/-) More Tokyo (AFP) – Swelling hopes for a baby … Continue reading

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Microsoft Expects DNA Data Storage to Be Operational By 2020

Microsoft (MSFT) believes that its data center will contain a fully functional DNA storage system by the end of the decade, representing a potentially massive breakthrough in the tech industry battle to meet surging global demand for space-effective information storage … Continue reading

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Newfound ‘alien megastructure’ star leaves scientists baffled

You’re forgiven if the name KIC 8462852 doesn’t ring a bell. It’s a far-off object, thought to be a star, which was only just discovered in late 2015, but it’s already managed to totally confuse researchers in its extremely brief … Continue reading

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Skip the Juice for Babies Under 1, Pediatricians Say

Skip the Juice for Babies Under 1, Pediatricians Say More Babies younger than 1 year old should not drink any fruit juice, according to a recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). In the past years, the AAP has … Continue reading

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