NASA released a new image showing Antarctica’s melting iceberg

NASA released a new image showing Antarctica's melting iceberg

The image was captured by NASA's Landsat 8 satellite.

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Dozens Of 130 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs Found In China

Dozens Of 130 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs Found In China

Construction workers made a beautiful discovery on Christmas Day in Ganzhou, China when uncovered a nest full of dinosaur eggs. Ganzhou city is known as the 'city where dinosaurs were born' and according to local media. Archaeologists have dated the eggs at around 130 million years old. The eggs were like Christmas present from the past discovered on December 25. The construction workers were working on a construction of a secondary school when they saw a group of oval-shaped rocks on the ground where they were using explosives.

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Parts of Canada colder than Mars and Antarctica

Parts of Canada colder than Mars and Antarctica

Mars, Antarctica or Mount Everest Base Camp might be warmer alternatives for some Canadians on Thursday, as the country faces an epic cold snap that has plunged the mercury to record-setting lows in many regions. Environment Canada issued a slew of extreme cold weather alerts Thursday, with forecasts calling for daily highs in the -20 to -30 degrees Celsius range in many major cities. However, overnight temperatures and wind chill factors are expected to make it feel much, much colder – in the neighbourhood of -40 C in some places, according to several warnings.

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The placebo effect has an evil twin that makes you feel pain

The placebo effect has an evil twin that makes you feel pain

A fascinating new study finds patients report worse side effects from placebo when they think it costs more money. The placebo effect is one of the most mystifying phenomena in medicine. When we expect a pill to make us feel better, it does. If we see others get better while using a medicine, we will too.

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Debating the ethics of head transplants

Debating the ethics of head transplants

When articles about the world’s first head transplant began popping up in news feeds, Emory Neuroethics Program director Karen Rommelfanger thought it must be a hoax. There hadn’t been any papers published about the procedure or any serious discussion of practice operations on animals or human corpses. Just a few still photos and lots of online speculation. Most of the conversations were centered on the gross-out factor of the operation or the very high likelihood that such a procedure would fail. Very few were talking about the many ethical concerns a head transplant would raise.

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