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Does vinyl really sound better? An engineer explains

First appearing on Oregonlive, Even Steve Jobs listened to vinyl.<p>The late Apple CEO, whose iTunes Store revolutionized the music business for the …

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

Hearing Loss at 20? CDC Says it's More Common Than You Think

Health news<p>Nearly 20 percent of people in their 20s already have some hearing loss, and more than half of people are not losing their hearing from loud noise at work, according to a new report.<p>The survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds a surprising number of Americans have …

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For The Last Time: Rock Is Not Dead, You’re Just Not Paying Attention

For as long as I have been listening to rock ‘n’ roll, people have been telling me that the music I love is dead.<p>When I was a grade-schooler in the late ’80s, people told me rock was dead because of the preponderance of hair-metal bands on MTV. A few years later, I heard rock was dead because white …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Facts are the reason science is losing during the current war on reason

You’d think scientists could answer simple questions like ‘when did the dinosaurs live?’. But the truth about science is bad news for those seeking certainty<p>With controversy about science communication, facts and alternative facts hitting the headlines recently, I’ve been having a number of …

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This Interactive Map Shows Where People With HIV Live In The US — And It Points To Some Distressing Trends

It's been 35 years since HIV/AIDS first made an appearance in the US, and it quickly spiraled into an epidemic.<p>Now medical advances have made HIV, …

Shifting cloud patterns don't bode well for planet

(NEWSER) – The clouds are shifting, and a new study suggests that's a worrisome thing for the planet. Satellite images collected between 1983 and 2009 show two trends: Clouds have been migrating away from the Equator toward the Earth's poles, and the tops of those clouds are reaching higher into …

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French investigators explore possible terror links in Nice attack that killed 84

By Michael Birnbaum and<p>Michael Birnbaum<p>Brussels bureau chief covering Europe<p>Email Bio Follow<p>James McAuley<p>James McAuley<p>Foreign correspondent focusing on French and European politics and culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>NICE, France — A petty thief and brawler who plowed a mile-long path of horror through …

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Climate Change is Hazardous to America's Health, Obama Asserts

Health news<p>Climate change is harming the health of Americans — making it harder to breathe for some and deathly hot for others, President Barack Obama said Tuesday at Howard University after a roundtable discussion exploring the links between atmospheric conditions and illness.<p>The event — which …

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Scientists Can't Explain Massive Martian Plume

Humans Can Only Distinguish Between About 30 Shades Of Gray

Just a random fact we thought you might like to know<p>Of course, that's a rough estimate. Depending on the lighting conditions, surface texture, and background color, people may be able to distinguish a few more or a few less shades. Note that the image at the top of this story is an optical …

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Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines

Go ahead and make that omelet. A new draft of the federal government's healthy eating guidelines is poised to scramble some long-standing advice on cholesterol-rich foods.<p>Nutrition and public health experts advising the federal government recommended Thursday that cholesterol no longer be labeled a …

Sunlight damages DNA even in the dark, Yale scientists find

Harmful UV radiation can continue damaging the skin three hours after moving into the shade, scientists have found<p>Sunlight continues to cause damage which can trigger skin cancer long after sun worshipers have moved into the shade, a study by Yale University has found.<p>Although many people move …

Emotions, not science, rule U.S. climate change debate: study

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Despite a scientific consensus that human activity is causing the planet to warm up, ingrained attitudes among Americans mean policy changes on global warming are unlikely, academics said in a new study.<p>Airline tycoon Richard Branson (L) and former U.S. …

E-cigarette vapor damages the immune system of mice, study finds

E-cigarettes are being pitched as potentially safer alternatives to traditional tobacco cigarettes, but it's starting to look like they may share some of the same deleterious effects. A new study out of Johns Hopkins University looks at e-cigarettes' effects on mice, and it finds that exposure to …

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Chimpanzees change accent to fit in with friends

Two groups of chimps who merged at Edinburgh Zoo started grunting like each other within three years, scientists found.<p>Most people will find that their accents change subtly if they spend enough time in a different area or country.<p>But it seems the same is true of chimpanzees.<p>Scientists have …

Why Is Nearsightedness Skyrocketing Among Chinese Youth?

If you walk the streets of China today, you'll quickly notice that most young people wear glasses. In Shanghai, for instance, 86 percent of high school students suffer from myopia, or nearsightedness, according to the government's Xinhua News Agency.<p>Myopia has risen quickly in much of East Asia and …

Babies fed by bottle 'could be more prone to allergies'

New research by University of North Carolina discovers breastfeeding boosts growth of bacteria in baby's gut, making digestion of solid food easier<p>Bottle feeding could make babies more prone to allergies, diabetes, heart disease and bowel problems as they grow up, a study found.<p>A baby's diet during …

Traces Of Bubonic Plague And Dysentery Found In New York’s Subway System

But don’t throw away your MetroCard just yet<p>Today, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> released an interactive map of the bacteria in New York’s subway system. And as expected, it's gross enough to make your skin crawl.<p>The map shows the culmination of a work by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College, …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

The life-saving operations that change personalities

After a heart transplant turned father-of-two Kevin Mashford into a keen cyclist, can a new organ really change who you are?<p>Through the foothills of the Mendips he flies, zipping past the winter hedgerows and stubble fields. He did more than 30 miles last weekend, and is aiming for 40 miles this …

Chimpanzee grunts mean more than you think

Scientists observed groups of chimps changing their 'word' for apple<p>For the first time ever, animals have been observed changing their call for a particular object — something comparable in human language to a noun. The new research overturns the previous understanding of these vocalizations as …

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Listeners To NPR: Why Don't We Track Planes Like We Do Ships?

A couple of listeners wrote to <i>Morning Edition</i> on Thursday with the same idea.<p>"Did anyone notice that shortly after reporting on the difficulty of tracking airliners in flight, you aired a story about a gentleman in West Virginia who was able to work with Google to track fishing boats in real time?" …

Flu vaccine: Ministers may have known of dangerous new strain last March

The World Health Organisation, who 'work closely' with the Government, knew last March that a dangerous new strain of flu had emerged<p>Ministers may have known almost a year ago there was a strain of influenza circulating which the flu vaccine would not protect against, the Prime Minister's official …