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From Rocket Science to Low Rider: Former Engineer Builds Adult Big Wheels

Many people who grew up in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s will likely remember cruising around the neighborhood on a Marx Big Wheel, a low-riding tricycle made of plastic. Now, a Big Wheel-style bike is available for adults, thanks to … Continue reading

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Kids Whose Ears Stick Out Are Cuter, Science Confirms

Life can be tough for kids whose ears stick out, and they may suffer from low self-esteem due to their appearance. But now, a new study shows that although people’s eyes are naturally drawn to a child’s ears if they … Continue reading

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Germanwings Crash: Mental Illness Alone Does Not Explain Co-Pilot’s Behavior, Experts Say

Investigators may never know exactly why Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz carried out what is believed to have been a deliberate plane crash in the French Alps on Tuesday, but mental health experts say that any mental illness that Lubitz may … Continue reading

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Marijuana Science: Why Today’s Pot Packs a Bigger Punch

The marijuana that is available today may be much more potent than marijuana cultivated in the past, according to the results of new tests. The psychoactive component in the marijuana plant is the chemical THC, and the new tests showed … Continue reading

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Marijuana Science: Why Today’s Pot Packs a Bigger Punch

The marijuana that is available today may be much more potent than marijuana cultivated in the past, according to the results of new tests. The psychoactive component in the marijuana plant is the chemical THC, and the new tests showed … Continue reading

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Will We Combat Global Warming, Despite Our Nature? (Op-Ed)

Raghu Murtugudde is a professor at the University of Maryland’s Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. Murtugudde contributed this article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed Insights.  In a recent article (Human Nature May … Continue reading

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Will We Combat Global Warming, Despite Our Nature? (Op-Ed)

Raghu Murtugudde is a professor at the University of Maryland’s Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. Murtugudde contributed this article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed Insights.  In a recent article (Human Nature May … Continue reading

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Obama, wowed by young scientists, announces new STEM pledges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred, and in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One page flipped, then another, ever faster as President Barack Obama marveled at its efficiency. … Continue reading

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Obama, wowed by young scientists, announces new STEM pledges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred, and in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One page flipped, then another, ever faster as President Barack Obama marveled at its efficiency. … Continue reading

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Kitty Litter to Blame for Nuclear Waste Leak

If you’re trying to stabilize nuclear waste, don’t use organic kitty litter. That’s the take-away of a 277-page report, just released by the Department of Energy (DOE), on a radioactive leak that occurred at the underground Waste Isolation Pilot Plant … Continue reading

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