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Fossilized Poop Of Plant-Eating Dinosaurs Reveals They Sometimes Ate Crabs

Researchers found traces of crustacean within the 75-million-year-old fossilized feces of a megaherbivore. The fossilized feces contains excellent insight regarding the life and possibly more diverse diets of the hadrosaurs.

Animals September 22, 2017

LOOK: This Artificial Muscle Can Lift Up To 1,000 Times Its Own Weight

This artificial muscle is not just incredibly strong, but it also comes cheap at just three cents per gram. Are we one step closer to seeing more lifelike robots?

Robotics September 22, 2017

Gender Straitjacket: Gender Norms Negatively Affect Young Boys And Girls From 15 Countries

Does gender stereotyping really affect the way children think and grow up? A new study shows that it does and at an earlier age than previously thought.

Public Health September 21, 2017

Bald Men Viewed More Confident And Dominant: Study

A new research has found that bald men are perceived as more dominant, stronger, and having more leadership potential. Could head shaving be the new solution to thinning hair?

Life & Style September 17, 2017

Friends, Family Help Ease Stress From Marital Conflict: Study

Having strong relationships outside of the marriage helps people to experience marital conflicts as less stressful. These close friendships also tend to protect people from stress-related ailments.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 17, 2017

Writing Down Feelings Helps Reduce Stress And Worry: Study

Researchers have found that expressive writing may help offload worries and stress, and help an individual perform tasks more efficiently. The research provides the first neural evidence for James Pennebaker's 1986 research.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 16, 2017

LOOK: 500-Million-Year-Old Sea Creature Comes To Life In 3D Sculpture

A 500-million-year-old miniscule creature was brought to life in the form of an extremely detailed 3D sculpture. Now people will be able to see in detail the 1-centimeter sea creature that scientists love for many reasons.

Animals September 16, 2017

Farming Fish: Parrotfish Harvest From Their Favorite Corals

Parrotfish allow their favorite feeding spots to grow before making another harvest. This is not just beneficial to the fish, but to the coral reef as well.

Animals September 16, 2017

Ancient Amphibians Had Fangs And Thousands Of Tiny Teeth

Ancient amphibians were found to have thousands of tiny teeth protruding from the roof of their mouths. The tiny teeth have a hook-like structure that points backward into the mouth.

Animals September 16, 2017

North American Ash Tree, Madagascan Grasshopper On Brink Of Extinction

Five North American ash tree species and almost half of the Madagascan grasshopper species are now listed as Critically Endangered. A bat from Australia officially goes extinct, as snow leopards bounce back.

Earth/Environment September 16, 2017

WATCH: Biologist Shocks His Arm With Electric Eel For Science

A researcher found that electric eels can deliver a larger amount of electricity out of the water than in. He found out by allowing a juvenile eel electrocute his arm 10 times.

Energy September 15, 2017

Hospital Staff Cited, Doctors Suspended For Photos Of Patient's Genital Injury

The staff of a Pennsylvania hospital were cited after photographs and videos of a patient's genitals circulated among staff members. The patient was under anesthesia when the photos and videos were taken.

Medicine September 15, 2017

Experts Name New Species Of Prehistoric Crocodile From Texas

Researchers describe a new species of a massive prehistoric dinosaur that was found in a prime fossil area in Texas. The Deltasuchus motherali was so large it could grow up to 20 feet.

Animals September 15, 2017

Teen Dies From Hairball Infection: What Is Rapunzel Syndrome?

A teenager from the UK died from complications brought about by an infected hairball in her stomach. How did this happen, and what exactly is Rapunzel syndrome?

Public Health September 14, 2017

Ostrich Egg-Sized Bladder Stone Removed From 64-Year-Old Man

A man from California had a surprisingly large bladder stone removed. What are bladder stones and what could have caused his to grow that large?

Medicine September 10, 2017

Feeling Excited? Scientists Find 27 Distinct Human Emotions

Researchers from UC Berkeley found 27 distinct human emotional states. An interactive map shows how the emotions combine to form the complex human emotional response.

Neuroscience September 10, 2017

Climate Change Threatens One Third Of All Parasites: Why This Is Bad

A third of all parasite species could be wiped out by the year 2070, according to researchers. Losing a significant amount of the species could spell bad news for the ecosystem.

Animals September 10, 2017

Sleeping With Your Dog Can Give Better Night Rest: Mayo Study

Pet owners are still divided on the topic of letting their dogs sleep in the bedroom. Mayo Clinic found that letting them sleep in the bedroom is actually fine, but evidently only to a certain extent.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 9, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Just As Good As Drugs In Controlling Acid Reflux Symptoms

Is the Mediterranean diet a better treatment for the symptoms of acid reflux? New research shows the plant-based diet is just as effective as traditional drugs, if not better.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 9, 2017

Want To Keep Your Brain Healthy As You Age? Take Note Of 7 Things

The American Heart Association suggests keeping 'Life's Simple 7' in mind to keep the brain healthy. These health factors and behaviors help keep both the heart and brain in optimal conditions.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 9, 2017

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