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Antibiotics save lives—but misusing them could lead to millions of deaths

Antibiotics save lives—but misusing them could lead to millions of deaths Use only the medicines prescribed by a doctor, and use the prescribed dosage, frequency of dosage (how often to take it), etcetera. Don’t take an antibiotic for a cold … Continue reading

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Does Kids Playing Violent Video Games Have Any Change In the Behavior Of the Kids

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/teens-who-play-violent-video-games-not-more-violent-behavior If you are a gamer and you’ve heard about people saying that violent games are making kids more violent, then go show this article to them and have them read it because they’re wrong. Or if they don’t want … Continue reading

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Could Dumbo ever be real? Everyone loves Dumbo right? But wouldn’t it be cool if Dumbo was real? It is technically and physically impossible to make an elephant fly using his ears. Baby elephants are small but still they are … Continue reading

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The First Picture of A Black Hole

ttps://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/black-hole-first-photo-event-horizon-telescope The Event Horizon Telescope is one of the biggest cosmological challenges ever undertaken: Take an image of the huge black hole at the center in Messier 17, using a telescope the size of the Earth. Now, the Event Horizon … Continue reading

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Less sleep, more anxiety

Link to article Losing sleep can cause stress in your brain. This study was conducted at the University of California, Berkeley. Sleep experts, Eti Ben Simon and Matthew Walker, asked 18 healthy adults to come to their lab to sleep … Continue reading

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What is climate change doing?

https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/effects-of-climate-change https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/2018-was-the-fourth-hottest-year-on-record Climate change is doing much more that people think, causing weird weather change, increasing the sea level, and heat is rising. The reason why the sea level is rising is because the heat is melting the ice in … Continue reading

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The Israeli Moon Crash Reminds Us That Lunar Landings Are a Pain in the Butt

https://www.popsci.com/israel-moon-lander-crash In my opinion, this article is really about how computers were a “pain in the butt” for the Israeli spacecraft, Beresheet. On April 11, 2019, the Beresheet crashed into the surface of the moon while it was trying to … Continue reading

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The coolest cars from the 2019 New York Auto Show

The coolest cars from the 2019 auto show. Automakers don’t announce lots of special products at expensive auto shows as much they used to; this means that events like New York International Auto Show are shrinking in popularity. Just because … Continue reading

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People may indeed have a sixth sense — for magnetism

Do humans have a sixth sense? Many animals have a sixth sense, it is magnetism. This means you can sense Earth’s magnetic field. Magnetoreception is its real name. And now scientists are thinking that humans might have it, too, by … Continue reading

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What are black holes?

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/explainer-what-are-black-holes You would think a black hole is an actual hole. Once something goes in it, it can never get back out because the gravity is so high, it does not have enough force to get out. A black hole … Continue reading

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