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  • Catchy tune caught in your head? Try chewing gum

    Catchy tune caught in your head? Try chewing gum
    A new study suggests that if you want to get an annoying songĀ out of your head, chewing a piece of gum might help. It turns out that just the mechanical act of moving one's jaw up and down can reduce the number of times people think about a catchy song,...
  • Malaria vaccine is a letdown but could still reduce cases

    The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time. Despite the dismal results — it protects about one-third of...
  • New DNA codes for mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast. Researchers deciphered the complete DNA code, or genomes, of two mammoths. The new genomes...
  • Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run

    Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run
    Three years ago, spinal cord research in Kentucky was the farthest thing from Brooke Thabit's mind. But on Labor Day 2012, she dove from a Jupiter dock into shallow water and crushed the C-4 and C-5 vertebrae, leaving her paralyzed. That's "paralyzed,"...
  • Huge magma chamber spied under Yellowstone supervolcano

    Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park that's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over. The newly discovered magma chamber — located 12 to 28 miles...
  • How the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our view of the universe

    How the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our view of the universe
    Among the pillars and valleys of a nebula 20,000 light-years from Earth, a stellar nursery of glowing gas and dust nurtures thousands of baby stars. This cosmic fireworks display comes to Earth courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, which celebrates...
  • Research indicates our skin color is evolutionary gateway to vitamin D

    Research indicates our skin color is evolutionary gateway to vitamin D
    All over the world, millions of people see skin color as a symbol of superiority or inferiority, whether they are conscious of it or not. Others see humanity's array of skin tones, from white to ocher to black, as a positive mark of our remarkable...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Lessons on heart disease from the ancients

    Ancient Egyptians ate fish, birds, barley, dates, olives, beans, onions, cucumbers and food from domesticated cattle, sheep and goats. Peruvians of old caught fish, hunted birds, deer and guinea pigs, farmed corn, potatoes and beans and raised alpaca for...
  • Quake map puts new attention on Oklahoma, fracking wastewater

    Quake map puts new attention on Oklahoma, fracking wastewater
    Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 5.6 temblor near Prague, Okla., in 2011 stood out. The shaking was strong enough to destroy 14 homes, cause a highway to buckle and slightly injure two people. The initial shaking from a...
  • Coyote urban: String of sightings in Manhattan this year

    One moseyed around Manhattan's East Village. Another was caught in trendy Chelsea. Yet another rambled through a Hudson River park this week. Tourists? Hipsters? Coyotes. A string of recent sightings in Manhattan has drawn new attention to the wily...
  • 'Hot Jupiter': Scientists catch light bouncing off an exoplanet

    'Hot Jupiter': Scientists catch light bouncing off an exoplanet
    An international team of astronomers says it has managed to take the first direct visible-light spectrum from an exoplanet, providing a new tool to probe the nature of the "hot Jupiter" known as 51 Pegasi b. The findings, published in the journal...