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52 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You

The struggle is real — especially for students and recent grads.<p>I know because once upon a time I was a college student, and it wasn’t exactly fun. …

Earth has entered into a sixth mass extinction event

Lions used to roam across most of Africa, southern Europe, and the Middle East, all the way to northwestern India. Today, there are fewer than 25,000 …

Decoding Brain Evolution

<i>Summary: A new center headed by neurobiologists at Harvard is looking to unravel some long standing mysteries of the human brain. Researchers, backed</i> …

It's a Mistake to Focus Just on Animal Extinctions

Population declines tell a much scarier story.<p>Imagine if every animal and plant on the planet collapsed into a single population each, says ecologist Gerardo Ceballos. If lions disappeared except from one small corner of Kenya, the prey they keep in check would run amok everywhere else. If sparrows …

Extinction

Even some common animals are decreasing in number

Dozens of mammals on Earth have lost a third of their geographic range since the start of the Industrial Revolution, while thousands of species have …

McDonald's Music Hack for Calming Drunk Customers Is Good Science

Drunk people around the world understand that nothing pairs with late-night boozing quite like greasy fries and a burger. McDonald’s understands this …

China develops 'genetic editing' technology to clone puppies - and it could be used to breed super dogs

Scientists i China have developed advanced genetic editing technology to successfully clone a beagle puppy.<p>Little Long Long, is China's first ever …

Scientists Re-created an Extinct Virus

For years there have been warnings that advances in science could make it possible to cook up killer diseases in laboratories and unleash them on the …

Accessing DNA in the cell's powerhouse to treat disease

A new molecule that reads mitochondrial DNA could pave the way to treat some genetic nerve and muscle diseases<p>For the first time, a synthetic …

Sixth mass extinction: The era of 'biological annihilation'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many scientists say it's abundantly clear that Earth is entering its sixth mass-extinction event, meaning three-quarters of all species could disappear in the coming centuries.<p>That's terrifying, especially since humans are contributing to this shift.<p>But that's not even the full picture of …

Why Can't Monkeys Talk?

This is way more contentious than you'd think.<p>Decades ago, while Philip H. Lieberman was soaking in a bathtub and listening to the radio, he heard …

NASA is Studying Fungi to Learn How to Survive on Mars

If you’re an average cosmically-oriented person, you can’t wait until humans get to Mars. If you’re Elon Musk, you even want to die there. There’s a …

Here's Why You Talk to Your Dog Like It's a Baby

New findings show that the high, sing-song voice that is characteristic of pet-directed speech makes dogs pay more attention to us.<p>Why do people talk …

Pets

7 tips to breaking breakfast barriers

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day for a reason: People who regularly eat a healthy, balanced breakfast tend to concentrate …