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  1. Anesthesia's Evolution: Satanic Influence to Saving GraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | LiveScience

    Dr. Thomas Dent Mtter was a pre-Civil War plastic surgeon who performed radical surgery on the severely deformed in a time before anesthesia. During his life and career, the American medical community saw enormous leaps forward when it came to innovations and discoveries - but in writing a nonfiction book about Mtter's work, I was amazed at how his story, and the parallel story of the development of anesthetics, illustrates the sometimes chaotic and furious path of scientific discovery.

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  2. Colossal Dreadnoughtus Dinosaur Was Largest Dino Ever, Feared NothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Live Science

    A gargantuan, long-necked dinosaur as big as a two-story house and weighing as much as 12 elephants once stalked a flower-dotted earth some 77 million years ago in what is now Argentina. That's where paleontologists discovered the beast's bones, naming it Dreadnoughtus schrani after steel warships.

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  3. Images: Uncovering the Largest Dinosaur Ever KnownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Live Science

    Lead researcher Kenneth Lacovara, an associate professor of paleontology and geology at Drexel University in Philadelphia, at the Dreadnoughtus site. Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara relaxes next to 234 plaster jackets holding the dinosaur bones of his and his colleagues' big find.

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  4. Splat! Why Some Snakes Are Easy RoadkillRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | LiveScience

    A speed test for the northern pine snake shows that it takes the snakes 2 minutes to cross a two-lane concrete road.

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  5. Kids and Science Good for More than Just a GradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | LiveScience

    Simon Kashchock-Marenda was in the sixth grade when he decided to study the effects of various sweeteners on the health of fruit flies for a science fair project.

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  6. Bowe Bergdahl: Exploring the Psychology of DesertionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | LiveScience

    As controversy grows over the exchange of five Taliban insurgents for the captured American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, some have argued that the Army sergeant deserted his platoon.

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  7. Artificial Sweetener Could Be Used As a Safer InsecticideRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | LiveScience

    In what started out as a middle school science project, scientists discovered that erythritol, the main ingredient in the artificial sweetener Truvia, is toxic to fruit flies .

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  8. a tiny toothy catfish called Kryptoglanis shajiiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | Live Science

    Here, a close-up scanned image of the bony structures in the toothy face of the catfish called Kryptoglanis shajii that lives in the Western Ghats mountains in India.

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  9. Kitchen Recipe for Graphene Wonder Material DevelopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | Live Science

    Graphene, single-atom-thick sheets of pure carbon, is lighter than steel but many times stronger, with better electrical conductivity than copper.

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  10. 3D Tumors Are Printed in the LabRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | LiveScience

    Using 3D printing, researchers have made a tumor-like lump of cancer cells in the lab, and they say this lump shows a greater resemblance to natural cancer than do the two-dimensional cultured cells grown in a lab dish.

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  11. 3D Tumors Are Printed in the LabRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | Live Science

    Using 3D printing, researchers have made a tumor-like lump of cancer cells in the lab, and they say this lump shows a greater resemblance to natural cancer than do the two-dimensional cultured cells grown in a lab dish.

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  12. Missing Half of Bone Reveals Prehistoric Sea GiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | LiveScience

    Now that paleontologists have assembled a complete humerus bone from the sea turtle Atlantocheyls mortoni , they have more information about the species and its overall size.

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