Statue of Egyptian queen unearthed near Giza pyramids47

More than 4,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian artisans carved the likeness of a queen into a wooden statue and even bejeweled her highness with wooden earrings, according to a new discovery announced today (Oct. 18) by Egypt’s antiquities ministry.

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The science behind kids’ belief in Santa47

Over the past week, my little girls have seen Santa in real life at least three times (though only one encounter was close enough to whisper “yo-yo” in his ear).

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The man flu struggle might be real, says one researcher47

A researcher reviews the evidence for gender bias among flu viruses

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Tiny trackers reveal the secret lives of young sea turtles47

Not so long ago, the lives of sea turtles were largely a mystery. From the time that hatchlings left the beaches where they were born to waddle into the ocean until females returned to lay their eggs, no one really knew where the turtles went or what they did.

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Boy robot passes agility tests47

The machine ‘sweats’ to keep the motors of its muscles cool

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U.S. life expectancy drops for the second year in a row47

Life expectancy in the United States has decreased for the second year in a row, the first back-to-back drops in more than 50 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

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NASA’s next stop will be Titan or a comet47

Finalists for the agency’s next solar system mission take a deeper dive on previous projects

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