This Was the World’s Largest Bird. It Weighed as Much as a Dinosaur. – Live Science


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This Was the World's Largest Bird. It Weighed as Much as a Dinosaur.
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"Understanding the diversity in these extinct giant birds has been a taxonomic knot for some 150 years," Hansford told Live Science. Paleontologists were so gung-ho about the discovery of elephant birds in the 1800s and early 1900s, they began naming ...

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A new vaccine raises hopes of someday curbing the tuberculosis epidemic – Science News


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A new vaccine raises hopes of someday curbing the tuberculosis epidemic
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A new tuberculosis vaccine shows promise in preventing the bacteria from causing disease in people who are infected, but aren't sick. If approved, it could help control the spread of a disease considered one of the world's top killers, responsible for ...

Trump administration to review human fetal tissue research – Science Magazine


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Trump administration to review human fetal tissue research
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, D.C., which funds much of the nation's biomedical research, has launched a “comprehensive review” of human fetal tissue research, to ensure that it's complying with laws and ...

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St. Landry School System gets Science and Math grant – KATC Lafayette News


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St. Landry School System gets Science and Math grant
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The St. Landry Parish School District has received a $1.3 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative. NMSI distributes grants nationally from ExxonMobil to support and expand Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Math, Science, and English.

These People Drank Their Own Blood — for Science! – Live Science


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These People Drank Their Own Blood — for Science!
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In a new study, 16 volunteers went above and beyond in the name of a better diagnosis for inflammatory bowel disease: They drank their own blood. The "vampire" study reveals the limitations of a common method for diagnosing disorders like Crohn's ...

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