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  1. Male Contraceptive 'Hydrogel' Passes Test in Rhesus MonkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | LiveScience

    A new type of male contraceptive that blocks the flow of sperm effectively prevented pregnancy in female monkeys, a new study finds. The success of the contraceptive procedure in male monkeys means that human men may be up next in clinical trials, the researchers said in a statement .

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  2. Facts About EinsteiniumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Live Science

    Einsteinium, the 99th element on the Periodic Table of Elements, is a synthetic element that is produced in extremely small amounts and with a very short lifetime. If the name seems familiar, it's because it is indeed named after famed physicist Albert Einstein, although he had nothing to do with the element's discovery or research.

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  3. Why Are Bananas Berries, But Strawberries Aren't?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Live Science

    Despite its name, the strawberry isn't a true berry. Neither is the raspberry or the blackberry.

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  4. Climate Change Could Kill the World's Oldest TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Live Science

    These ancients were around when ancient Sumerians scratched their cuneiform on clay tablets, and they were standing when Alexander the Great swept across Asia. They bore witness to both the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, survived Columbus' colonization of the New World, and saw the birth and expansion of the United States.

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  5. How Researchers Tapped into Brain Activity to Boost People's ConfidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | LiveScience

    There may be a way to tap into people's brain activity to boost their confidence, a new study suggests. In the study, the researchers used a technique called decoded neurofeedback, which involves scanning people's brains to monitor their brain activity, and using artificial intelligence to detect activity patterns that are linked with feelings of confidence.

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  6. Why Humans Don't Have More Neanderthal GenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Live Science

    Neanderthals and modern humans interbred long ago, but evolution has purged many of our caveman relative's genes from modern human genomes, a new study finds. Neanderthals were the closest extinct relatives of modern humans.

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  7. Workout Supplements: The Impact on Muscle Strength and FatigueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | LiveScience

    Sports supplements, such as pre-workout and post-workout supplements, are not needed or even helpful for the vast majority of people who work out, several experts said. Only people who are really pushing themselves during a workout are likely to see a benefit from such supplements, experts said.

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  8. 5 Ways to Talk to Your Kids About BullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Live Science

    High school bullying, whether it's an online spat or ostracism in the lunchroom, is fairly common. But despite its prevalence, bullying can be a difficult topic to discuss.

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  9. 5 Surprising Facts About Egg FreezingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | LiveScience

    A city in Japan has announced that it will pay a large part of the cost of egg freezing for women who live there, as part of a program aimed at raising the country's low birth rate. Egg freezing is the process of extracting egg cells from a woman's ovaries and storing them for later use.

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  10. Genius: Can Anybody Be One?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | LiveScience

    Perhaps for athletes, a genius is an Olympic medalist. In entertainment, a genius could be defined as an EGOT winner, someone who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award.

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