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With friends like these, who needs democracy?

From Ethiopia to Nicaragua, countries that go through civil war are much less likely to become democratic if the winning side gets help from...

At last: Mysterious ocean circles in the Baltic Ocean explained

Are they bomb craters from World War II? Are they landing marks for aliens? Since the first images of the mysterious ocean circles off...

The Secret to Fewer Doctor Office Visits after 70: Play High...

Seventy year olds who don’t frequently visit the doctor have something unexpected in common – most played high school sports. They were active on...

Giant World War II aircraft-carrying submarine discovered off Oahu coast

A World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine, the I-400, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally scuttled by U.S. forces after its capture,...

Researchers use CT, 3D printers to recreate fossils

Data from computed tomography (CT) scans can be used with three-dimensional (3-D) printers to make accurate copies of fossilized bones, according to new research...

Changes in language and word use reflect our shifting values

A new UCLA analysis of words used in more than 1.5 million American and British books published between 1800 and 2000 shows how our...

Kids born small should get moving

Female mice who were growth restricted in the womb were born at a lower birth weight, but were less active and prone to obesity...

Pharmacists crucial in plan for terrorist chemical weapons

Terrorist attacks with chemical weapons are a real possibility, according to a study that appears in the online open access journal, Journal of Pharmacy Practice, published by SAGE. Thanks to their extensive kn...

Air pollution hurting DaVinci’s Last Supper

Having survived long centuries, political upheaval, and even bombings during World War II, Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece Last Supper now faces the risk of...

EARTH: Oil and water help US win World War II

Alexandria, VA -- The U.S. had two key strategic advantages over the Axis in World War II: oil and water. Although other factors played major roles in the U.S. and its allies winning the war, these two natural resources played a much larger role th...

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