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Mental Illness Is Not the Biggest Reason Youth Carry Guns

Posted by External 34 days ago General — Despite the rhetoric that often follows school shootings, mental illness is only one reason why young people arm themselves with guns. New research finds a complex array of risk factors. Read More
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Biggest Venomous Snake Ever Revealed in New Fossils

Posted by External 40 days ago General — The largest venomous snake ever known once slithered through the grasslands of what is today northern Greece some 4 million years ago, creating a mystery about how the 60-pound beast reached its gargantuan size. Read More
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Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'

Posted by External 52 days ago General — Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is concerned about artificial intelligence. In fact, the inventor of the private spaceflight company SpaceX and the car company Tesla says that with AI, "we are summoning the demon." Read More
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'Biggest Risk' in Ebola Protection Is Gear Removal

Posted by External 66 days ago General — A "breach in protocol" led a nurse in Dallas to become the first person infected with Ebola in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More
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Gassy Blob: Biggest US Methane Source Spotted from Space

Posted by External 70 days ago General — So much methane is leaking from drilling in the Southwest's Four Corners region that the natural gas blob can be spotted from space, a new study reports. Read More
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Norway has biggest whaling season in over 20 years

Posted by External 99 days ago General — As of late August, Norway has killed 729 northern minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) during its annual whaling season, the highest number taken since 1993. Norway continues whaling by having filed an "objection" under the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which has banned whaling worldwide aside from a few exceptions for indigenous peoples. Only three countries continue to practice w Read More
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Amazing Arapaima: Photos of the Amazon's Biggest Fish

Posted by External 123 days ago General — The arapaima is the largest fish in the Amazon River basin. These incredible freshwater fish can measure 10 feet (3 meters) long and weigh more than 400 pounds (180 kilograms). Read More
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The Maldives and the whale shark: World's biggest fish adds value to paradise

Posted by External 128 days ago General — They are the largest fish in the world but the impact of this majestic and charismatic animal on the economy of the island nation of the Maldives was largely unknown. A new study reveals that a small group of whale sharks in a single Maldivian Atoll accounts for nearly 3 percent of the global shark ecotourism and nearly half that of the Maldives'. Read More
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