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My Long and Arduous Journey Across the Frontiers 2020-01-17 09:00:00Elizabeth Katkin tried for years to conceive a child. With the help of futuristic fertility tech, she finally succeeded.

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Study: Average Human Body Temperature in U.S. Has 2020-01-16 10:59:15Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that men born in the United States in the early 19th century had temperatures 0.59

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Seabirds Spotted Using Tools for the First Time 2020-01-15 07:51:03An international team of researchers from the University of Oxford and the South Iceland Nature Research Centre has observed two Atlantic puffins (Fra

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Transformational innovation needed to reach global forest restoration 2020-01-17 12:21:19New research finds that global South countries have pledged the largest areas of land to forest restoration, and are also farthest behind in meeting t

Chemists allow boron atoms to migrate 2020-01-17 12:21:17Organic molecules with atoms of the semi-metal boron are important building blocks for synthesis products to produce drugs and agricultural chemicals.

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Spider-Man-style robotic graspers defy gravity 2020-01-17 12:21:11Traditional methods of vacuum suction and previous vacuum suction devices cannot maintain suction on rough surfaces due to vacuum leakage, which leads

Scientists measure the evolving energy of a solar 2020-01-17 12:21:05In 2017, a massive new region of magnetic field erupted on the sun's surface next to an existing sunspot. The powerful collision of magnetic energy p

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