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Scientists may have found a way to create universal blood. Here's how it works.

Scientists think that they’ve found the key to creating universal blood — and it’s in your poop.  At a press conference held by the American Chemical Society earlier this week, a team of chemists lead by Steve Withers from the
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Scientists thought 'Steve' was a new aurora. Turns out it isn't.

Named "Steve," the swathes of purple light filling skies over Regina, Canada, spurred plenty of intrigue when discovered by citizen scientists. The lights, the likes of which locals had never seen before, were understood by scientists to be a new
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Scientists made an awesome error that could save our planet from plastic hell

A team of researchers from Britain’s University of Portsmouth and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory made an enzyme that can eat up plastic bottles. They were playing around with a known enzyme made by a
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Trump's pick for science adviser... is actually a good scientist?

President Donald Trump may soon have a widely-respected scientist briefing him on the extreme weather walloping the nation.  On Tuesday, The White House announced that Trump intends to nominate atmospheric scientist Kelvin Droegemeier, who is
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Scientists won't need to dig far to find signs of life on Jupiter's moon Europa

Europa, a small moon orbiting Jupiter, has long attracted fascination because of its potential to host alien life.  Hidden below the moon's frozen surface is thought to be an ocean, which could hold signs of life. It turns out scientists won't
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Scientists have the best reactions to a surprise fish attack in this deep sea video

The internet is filled with spooky videos of deep sea creatures sure to make your skin crawl. But this deep sea encounter is defying the creepy crawly genre, thanks in large part to its uniquely joyful commentary rivaling that of Mystery Science
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Scientists finally witness the birth of a planet—and here's the photo

For the first time, astronomers captured a clear image of a young planet forming around a star.  It was captured by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.  SEE ALSO: Black
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We're doing a really bad job of washing our hands, say government scientists

After watching people prepare turkey burgers and salads in a variety of different kitchens, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers concluded that hand cleansing etiquette in America is pathetic.  A government report released on June
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Something much weirder than a ‘supervolcano’ is brewing under New England

No, there isn't a supervolcano brewing beneath New England, despite what some media outlets are saying.  That said, something weird is going on about 100 miles below the lush New England ground. Scientists have found a mass of warmer rock that
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That interstellar visitor from another solar system wasn't an asteroid after all

Scientists spotted a strange object flying through the solar system last year. It looked skinny, like a cigar, and may have been a quarter-mile in length. They named it `Oumuamua, Hawaiian for "messenger from afar," and after analyzing its

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