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These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet

Moon mission astronauts spent a lot of time on their butts. Those moon walks may have looked bouncy and peaceful, but cumbersome space suits had Apollo astronauts tripping and falling all over the place. And while it might seem silly—especially the aftermath, which looks like a kid trying to stand ...

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Pets are a child’s best friend, not their siblings

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The research adds to increasing evidence that household pets may have ...

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Mosul escapees tell about their ordeal

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Mosul escapees tell about their ordeal Iraqi civilians who escaped from the Islamic State group stronghold of Mosul are given assistance by Iraqi forces as the assault on the IS bastioncontinues. Video provided by AFP ...

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Scientists Prepare to Fight for Their Funding Under Trump

Brendan Kelly lives about as far from Washington as you can get—Fairbanks, Alaska—but his job as a climate scientist depends on funding from the federal government. Kelly and scientists like him are watching events in the nation’s capital with a keen eye. President-elect Donald Trump has called global warming “a ...

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Venezuelans' plan to overthrow their president has hit a snag

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Venezuelans’ plan to overthrow their president has hit a snag The government claims fraudulent signatures were used on a petition to recall President Nicolas Maduro. Post to Facebook Try Another Audio CAPTCHA Image CAPTCHA Help ...

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Trans Women Can Fill Their Estrogen Prescriptions—For Now

Getty Images/Cultura RF In August, Liv Wyatt went to her local CVS drugstore in western Massachusetts to pick up a prescription for estradiol valerate—an injectable estrogen she’s used since she began transitioning to a woman six years ago. But when she arrived, the people at the counter said her prescription ...

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Fish lose their unique personality when they go to ‘school’

Dr Christos Ioannou and his colleagues from the School of Biological Sciences tested three-spined sticklebacks (the UK’s smallest freshwater fish) alone and in groups of ten. They found that just like in humans, braver individuals led the groups, and that the fish stuck together when making a risky decision. But ...

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