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By Bec Crew When a woman checked herself into the PLA General Hospital in China's Shandong Province, she reported symptoms of dizziness and nausea. She’d...

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By Roger Harrabin The ozone layer that shields the earth from cancer-causing ultraviolet rays is showing early signs of thickening after years of depletion, a UN...

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By David Cyranoski   A Japanese woman in her 70s is the first person to receive tissue derived from induced pluripotent stem cells, a technology that...

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By Patsy McGarry   Evangelical Alliance Ireland (EAI) has called for a secular educational system in Irish schools, as proposed by Atheist Ireland. Commenting on debate prompted by calls...

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By Kaitlynn Riely The phrase ‘‘In God We Trust’’ will not be displayed within the Allegheny County Courthouse, Downtown. Members of county council voted down...

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By Stephen Losey An atheist airman who must take a reenlistment oath concluding “so help me God” or end his Air Force career would have...

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By Fiona MacDonald According to a recent statement from the Parsemus Foundation, a not-for-profit that focusses on developing low-cost medical solutions, a reversible, condomless male birth control...

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By Science Daily Today's sloths might be known as slow, small animals, but their ancestors developed large body sizes at an amazing rate, according to...

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By Loren Grush If you talk to an artificial atom, it turns out the atom will say something back to you. Unfortunately, you won’t be...

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By Roff Smith   An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years....

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By BBC   The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, according to local...

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By Kelly Dickerson   A new telescope designed to spot black holes will take off this month, but it won't launch atop a rocket. Instead, a giant...