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Scientists prove that insects use 3D vision after fitting them with tiny 3D glasses

Praying mantises fitted with tiny blue and green lenses by researchers at Newcastle University<p>Scientists who fitted praying mantises with tiny 3D glasses in experiments have proved that the insects do use 3D vision, they have said.<p>The team from Newcastle University used a specially-designed insect …

5 tech moments that raised the bar in 2015

Over this past year tech lovers were treated to tons of gadgets and technological moments, including incredible new <i>Star Wars</i> toys (with two amazing …

The Biggest Threats To Birds And How You Can Help

It's not easy being a bird. There are windows, cell towers, wind farms, habitat destruction and especially cats. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Talkin' Birds host Ray Brown about avian dangers.<p>Transcript<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:<p>Time now for some "Talkin' Birds."<p>(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED …

A Mediterranean diet could protect your brain from shrinking in old age

Following a Mediterranean diet high in fish and low in meat may slow down the signs of aging in your brain, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that among 684 elderly people with an average age of 80, those who stuck more closely to a Mediterranean diet that includes lots of vegetables, …

Scientists film death of white blood cell for first time and discover alert system

Australian and US scientists capture on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, revealing the dying cells apparently try to alert their neighbours<p>In a world first, Melbourne scientists have captured on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, a phenomenon never seen …

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Elvis Presley's planes to remain at Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It looks like Elvis Presley's airplanes are staying at Graceland after all.<p>Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the …

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