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Non-Nicotine E-Cigarettes Are Still Dangerous | Science News

Non-Nicotine E-Cigarettes Are Still Dangerous | Science News

Welcome to strange science news according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Electronic cigarette use has now surpassed traditional cigarette use among middle and high school students new research also suggests that non-nicotine-containing e-cig solutions have a damaging effect on lung health, leading researchers to call for more e-cig research The researchers exposed […]

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Blood Falls – The Glacier That Bleeds – Source Discovered | Science News

Blood Falls – The Glacier That Bleeds – Source Discovered | Science News

Welcome To Strange Science News. For the first time, scientists have scanned underneath Taylor Glacier in Antarctica to learn more about the mysterious Blood Falls. In the process, the researchers discovered that briny water underlies much of Taylor Valley. The findings were published in the journal Nature Communications. Bacteria living under Taylor Glacier stain it […]

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Is Chocolate Healthy Or Not? | Science News

Is Chocolate Healthy Or Not? | Science News

It’s often said that eating chocolate is a healthy snack, however the health enhancing flavanols that coco contains is absent in the final chocolate product. That’s because flavanols, which are the chemical compounds all these studies claim are healthy for you is actually destroyed by the chocolate making process itself. Flavanols are fragile compounds and […]

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How To Judge A Man By His Fingers | Science News

How To Judge A Man By His Fingers | Science News

Welcome to Strange Science News. A new Study performed at Mcgill University has found a link between the relative lengths of index and ring fingers in men, and behaviour towards women. Men with short index fingers and long ring fingers, are on average nicer towards women, and this unexpected phenomenon stems from the hormones these […]

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The Galaxy Is Not Flat | Science News

The Galaxy Is Not Flat | Science News

Welcome to strange science news. The Milky Way galaxy is at least 50 percent larger than is commonly estimated, according to new findings that reveal that the galactic disk is contoured into several concentric ripples. It is composed of 200 to 400 billion stars and is believed to be about 80,000 to 100,000 light-years in […]

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Roller Coaster Riding Helps Pass Kidney Stones | Science News

Roller Coaster Riding Helps Pass Kidney Stones | Science News

Welcome to strange science news. Riding roller coasters can help dislodge kidney stones according to two urologists. They had heard anecdotal evidence that getting bumped around on a roller coaster was helping people pass their kidney stones, so they headed down to Disney World to test it out. They brought along a 3D printed kidney, […]

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Huge Magma Chamber Discovered Beneath Yellowstone National Park | Science News

Huge Magma Chamber Discovered Beneath Yellowstone National Park | Science News

Welcome To Strange Science News Seismologists at the University of Utah, have discovered and made images of a reservoir of hot partly molten rock, 12 to 28 miles beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano. The hot rock in the newly discovered, deeper magma reservoir would fill the Grand Canyon more than 11 times. “For the first time, […]

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Creating A Building That Casts No Shadow | Science News

Creating A Building That Casts No Shadow | Science News

Welcome To Strange Science News. Architects in Britain have designed a skyscraper that casts no shadow. The only catch, it requires another building next to it to reflect the light. The second building would reflect light into the shadow of the first building, thereby creating a space that is never in the shade. The concept […]

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Artificial Photosynthesis Using Nanowires and Bacteria | Science News

Artificial Photosynthesis Using Nanowires and Bacteria | Science News

Welcome To Strange Science News Scientists at the Berkeley Lab department of the U.S. Department of Energy, have created a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that mimics the natural photosynthetic process by which plants use the energy in sunlight to synthesize carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water. This new artificial photosynthetic system synthesizes […]

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Plant That Only Grows In Diamond Rich Soil Discovered | Science News

Plant That Only Grows In Diamond Rich Soil Discovered | Science News

Welcome To Strange Science News A thorny, palm like plant in Liberia, identified as Pandanus candelabrum, that seems to grow only on top of kimberlite pipes—columns of volcanic rock hundreds of meters across that extend deep into Earth, left by ancient eruptions that exhumed diamonds from the mantle. Geologist Stephen Haggerty of Florida International University […]

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