3 Scientists Win Nobel in Chemistry for Creating World's Smallest Machines

A trio of scientists has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for designing and creating the world's smallest machines, turning linked-up molecules into contraptions that could do work. These include a tiny lift, artificial muscles and a mini motor.

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Where Is the Rest of the Universe?

Most of the universe is made up of "stuff" that is invisible, possibly intangible and interacts with other things only via gravity. And physicists don't know what the stuff is or why it makes up so much of the universe. They call it dark matter.

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Boom Times 3: Volcano Triplets Spotted Erupting (Photo)

Three active volcanoes simultaneously erupting and unleashing giant plumes of smoke were spotted by a NASA satellite as it passed over a remote archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean.

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Another Study Shows the Discrimination Women Face in the Workplace

Women who weigh even slightly more than their peers are more likely to face discrimination when applying for certain jobs, a recent study from Scotland finds.

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Brain Cancer: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Brain cancer affects 1 in 140 men and 1 in 180 women. It can change a person’s behavior and can be quite deadly, but it is rarely inoperable.

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Red vs. Blue: Why Necktie Colors Matter

In power politics and business, there are only two colors of ties: red and blue.

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Physics Nobel Goes to 3 Who Studied Matter's Odd States

The Nobel Prize in physics went to three physicists who studied matter at the smallest scales and the coldest temperatures, which could lead to new materials and insights into phenomena such as superconductivity.

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New Outbreak in Flint: What is Shigellosis?

The city of Flint, Michigan, is seeing a rise in cases of a bacterial illness called Shigellosis, and the ongoing water crisis there may be in part to blame.

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Curiosity Rover Snaps Amazing Selfie on Mars Mountain (Photo)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken a gorgeous selfie that shows the rugged, mountainous landscape the six-wheeled robot will be exploring during its newly begun extended mission.

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Huffing Dust Spray Causes Man's Odd Bone Disease

A man in New England developed a bone disease rarely seen in the United States, getting sick due to his habit of huffing computer cleaner.

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