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How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

Parallel universes, milk and evolution: your science questions answered

Q "All cows eat grass," I was taught in music many years ago. Grass contains chlorophyll, which is based on the only mineral grass contains, magnesium. So why do people drink milk for the calcium it is said to contain? asks Tony Hunting<p>A Magnesium has many roles in a plant – including in …

U.N. Says Ebola Is Back and Spreading Fast, Killing at Least 59 in Guinea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to the U.N. Ebola, the nightmarish virus that causes painful, bloody deaths for almost all …

Texas oil spill harms wildlife; officials work to reopen ship channel

Authorities in Texas were hoping to partially reopen the busy Houston Ship Channel on Monday, officials said, after a significant oil spill over the weekend that is harming wildlife and the local economy.<p><b>[Updated, 5:35 p.m. March 24:</b> The shipping channel remained closed Monday night.<b>]</b><p>U.S. Coast …

Liquid Nicotine In E-Cigarettes Could Be Deadly

Vials of poison are lurking in nearly every corner bodega. And according to reports, they're hidden beneath the flashy exteriors of e-cigarettes, the popular alternative to traditional smokes.<p>The New York Times exposed the latest dangers of liquid nicotine -- the juice used to refill e-cigarettes …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

The world of the Internet mirrors the real-world in myriad ways: there are members (we call them populations), websites (destinations to visit), acquisitions of companies (redrawn political boundaries). So what if the Internet could be visualized like our global politics?<p>That’s exactly what …

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Russian billionaire's dog shelter offers Sochi strays a second chance

Hoping to prevent the killings of stray dogs who are roaming the streets of Sochi, a Russian billionaire has funded the creation of a shelter where the animals can find new owners.<p>A year before the Sochi Olympics, municipal authorities announced a contract to "catch and dispose" of strays — a move …

West Nile virus costs the US $56 million a year, says new report

The economic impact of the deadly West Nile virus has been "substantially underestimated," according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Researchers estimate that hospital visits, follow-up care, and lost productivity have cost the nation $778 million in the 14 years …