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iPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10,000 After Supply Issues

An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw, January 21, 2014. The hard-to-get iPhone is being sold on the online auction site at inflated prices.REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo Apple’s most expensive ever iPhone just became even more expensive after pre-order delays for the iPhone …

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A Library of Alexandria for Brain Cells

Close Using brain cells collected from living human beings, the Allen Institute is building a library of 3-D pictures of human nerve cells. With the click of a mouse, you can look at full reconstructions of cells from a 60-year old woman with epilepsy or a 52-year-old man with a …

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New Drug Could Stop Cancer That May Have Helped Trump

Close Glioblastoma is a rare and terrible disease. And whether or not you’ve been affected by a diagnosis directly, this particular kind of brain tumor has had a profound effect on every single American’s life. “This is a disease that has fundamentally changed the political trajectory of the United States,” …

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Boiling Water May Make Mars’s Sand Float

Close The Martian vista may have a feature we never guessed before: patches of sand floating in the air. The terrain on Mars has always fascinated scientists and, in particular, features that have hinted Mars might have water. That big mystery was solved in 2005, when NASA confirmed that water …

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Chloe the Mini Frenchie Dies After Hospital Error

Close Fatal hospital errors are far too common in the U.S. According to one recent study, mistakes made by physicians and other medical personnel are the third leading cause of death in the country. These mistakes include everything from administering the wrong drug to a patient to doing the wrong …

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NASA’s Hubble Discovers Wobbling Galaxies

Close Dark matter is a mysterious, cosmic material that has perplexed astronomers for years. Despite being invisible, researchers are certain that this celestial ingredient—which occupies nearly a quarter of the universe—exists. But new findings indicate that it moves in a different manner than originally thought. Previously astronomers observed steady movements …

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JFK Files Released But Spy Plane Missions Remain Secret

Close Just as it’s long been an open secret that the federal government is still holding onto classified files about the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, it’s also an open secret that the military has a host of planes and satellites watching over us. There’s an entire agency—the …

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Why Secret Documents Like the JFK Files Fascinate Us

Close The U.S. government was scheduled to declassify thousands of documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Thursday. However, about 300were held back. In a memo, President Donald Trump said that departments and agencies suggested that some documents should be redacted because of “national security, law enforcement, …

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First Object Seen Visiting From Another Solar System

Close Astronomers may have spotted our first visitor from outside the bounds of our solar system: a hunk of ice called A/2017 U1 that a Hawaiian telescope identified on October 19. It’s already headed back out away from Earth, and while scientists can study it for another few weeks, they …

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Brain-Eating Organism Likely Killer of Bay Area Sharks

Close The mystery of what’s been killing the leopard sharks that have washed up on the shores of San Francisco Bay has been solved. As shark after shark turned up dead on the beach, researchers cut them open to find that their brains were riddled with lesions. Now, scientists think …

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