The oldest known wild bird is new mom!

At 68, the female albatross nicknamed Wisdom is the oldest known wild bird in the world. Wisdom was banded for the first time in 1956, and his age was estimated…

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Oceans will change color by 2100

The impact of global warming on phytoplankton will change the color of the ocean surface more quickly than originally thought, a new US study concludes. The color of the ocean…

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Disable neurons to reduce pain: study

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in identifying and inactivating neurons in mice responsible for the discomfort and distress that accompany pain, without blocking the nerve signal that indicates…

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Fecal Transplantation: Not All Stools Are Created Equal

Fecal transplanting is a technique for transferring intestinal bacteria from a healthy person to a sick person. While this process is promising for treating many bowel problems, researchers now realize…

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Here’s how an AI managed to sweep a professional at StarCraft II

The AlphaStar algorithm beat a professional StarCraft II player by a total of 5 wins to 0 last month, DeepMind announced on Thursday. A feat that greatly impresses the experts…

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