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The bee population is dying. Researchers have created the first global map of the species to save them

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More than 20,000 species of bee exist throughout the world -- and they are dying, thanks to climate change, pesticide poisoning and plant loss. Researchers have taken an important first step toward bee conservation...

Researchers gave thousands of dollars to homeless people. The results defied stereotypes.

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You've heard this refrain before -- giving money to homeless people is not the best way to help them because it might be squandered, or spent on harmful habits. But a new Canadian study makes a powerful case to the ...

Cat owners fall in one of five categories, researchers say. Which one are you?

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If you have a cat, you may fall in one of five categories ranging from "conscientious caretaker" to "tolerant guardian," according to researchers at the University of Exeter in England. Domestic cats fall on a spec...

Being authentic on Facebook is better for your mental health, researchers say

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Exotic vacation pics. Shots of healthy meals. Flattering selfies. Whether you're on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok, many people make huge efforts to curate the best version of themselves online. But it mi...

Bats can predict the future to hunt their prey, Johns Hopkins researchers find

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Bats are often unfairly painted as blood-sucking vermin, but the researchers who study them would rather you think of them as the highly intelligent, largely benevolent creatures they are. A team from Johns Hopkins ...

Cholesterol drug cuts coronavirus infection by 70%, researchers find

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A team of researchers from the U.K. and Italy published findings in the Frontiers in Pharmacology journal Friday, finding that fenofibrate and fenofibric acid resulted in a significant reduction in coronavirus infect...

Earliest known war driven by climate change, researchers say

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The 61 human skeletons unearthed in the Nile Valley in the 1960s in what is now Sudan have long been regarded as the earliest evidence of organized warfare between humans. The remains uncovered at Jebel Sahaba, whi...

Researchers discover a dinosaur preserved sitting on a nest of eggs with fossilized embryos, a first

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Scientists are celebrating the first discovery of a dinosaur preserved while sitting on a nest of eggs with fossilized embryos, including at least three that were visible. The oviraptorosaur fossil was uncovered fro...

Researchers uncover software flaws leaving medical devices vulnerable to hackers

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New York (CNN Business)Researchers say they have found more than a dozen vulnerabilities in software used in medical devices and machinery used in other industries that, if exploited by a hacker, could cause critical...

Some of the world’s biggest companies are failing on their own climate pledges, researchers say

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Amazon, Google, Ikea and BMW are among some of the world's biggest companies failing to meet their own proclaimed climate targets and align with international agreements to slash greenhouse gas emissions, a new repo...

Discovery of what ailed Dolly the dinosaur is a first, researchers say

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Sign up for CNN's Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. About 150 million years ago, a young long-necked dinosaur fell ill, l...

Researchers to restore what might be the oldest building in the US dedicated to the education of free and enslaved Black children

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After years of examining centuries-old writings and digging up artifacts, researchers recently confirmed that an 18th-century building on the College of William & Mary campus was once a school for free and ensla...

Stanford faculty denounce DOJ China Initiative, seek end to screening of Chinese researchers for spy threats

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The 177 Stanford University faculty members signed the Sept. 8 letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland detailing how the program, which was created under former President Trump that investigates researchers in the...

A loggerhead sea turtle was hit and killed by a car in Florida. Researchers saved dozens of her eggs

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A large loggerhead sea turtle was killed when she wandered onto a busy Florida highway while looking for a spot to lay her eggs. But researchers rescued 70 of her eggs intact and buried them in hopes they will hatch...

Researchers identify 14 living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci

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Decades-long research into Leonardo da Vinci's purported remains has revealed how many people currently alive can claim to be descendants of the Renaissance genius and Mona LIsa painter: It's 14. The conclusion, pub...

Inhaled nanobodies effective against coronavirus in hamsters, researchers say

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For the study, which was published Wednesday in Science Advances, researchers administered low doses of the inhalable nanobody-21 (PiN-21) to hamsters to see if it protected against the dramatic weight loss associate...

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