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California Drought: Farmers Near ''Survival Mode''
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
For farmers in parched California, it''s water allocation time.
I Can Haz Mozart? Classical Music Purrfect for Cats
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
Music has a soothing effect on us humans ... but what about cats? A veterinary team from Portugal addressed that burning question.
Gene Discovery Could Prevent Future Potato Famines
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
Years of searching have unearthed a gene that may prevent potato plants from succumbing to the notorious blight that once devastated Ireland.
Climate Change Could Damage Oceans for Millennia
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
A new study found that it might take thousands of years for the ocean to recover from climate change.
Being Poor Affects Kids'' Brains: Study
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children.
Astronaut''s Identical Twin Pulls a Fast One on NASA
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
NASA chief Charles Bolden did a double-take when Scott''s brother Mark showed up on launch morning without his usual mustache.
Traces of Ancient Egyptian Beer Vessels Found in Israel
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
Archaeological evidence suggests that Egyptians were making beer in what is today downtown Tel Aviv, more than 5,000 years ago.
Painted Planet: Mercury''s Surface Darkened by Comet Dust
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
The dark surface of Mercury may have an unusual origin: a billion-year paint job by passing comets.
Huge Alien Planet Bathes in the Light of Four Suns
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
Astronomers have spotted a fourth star in a planetary system called 30 Ari, bringing the number of known planet-harboring quadruple-sun systems to 2.
Eww! Glow-in-the-Dark Tampons Track Sewage in Rivers
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
Environmental watchdogs have a new weapon in the fight against the sewage polluting our rivers: glow-in-the-dark tampons.
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