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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a significant impact on the ecosystem.

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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a

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What is this cooking pan called? http://imgur.com/6TCaNcp

What is this cooking pan called? http://imgur.com/6TCaNcp <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>I found this at goodwill, and I love to cook, but no matter how much googling I do, am drawing up nothing. Maybe you guys can work your magic? <a

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YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK

YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>According to its wikipedia page, the English Defence League was formed on the 27th June 2009, in

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Suicide is among the top ten cause of deaths in the developed world, while in the developing world it is very low. Why is this?

Suicide is among the top ten cause of deaths in the developed world, while in the developing world it is very low. Why is this? <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>I dont get replies on AskScience so I am posting here.</p> <p>The

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So astronomers have supposedly detected the probable presence of another, Neptune-sized planet in the outer Solar System. When can we expect this to be confirmed by telescope or other means?

So astronomers have supposedly detected the probable presence of another, Neptune-sized planet in the outer Solar System. When can we expect this to be confirmed by telescope or other means? submitted by hobodude34 [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of

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YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately.

YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately. In a nutshell: When a researcher claims their research is 'statistically significant' all this means is that

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Do you know what android app does this leaf icon belongs to?

Do you know what android app does this leaf icon belongs to? (Link to imgur)[http://i.imgur.com/8jyzBZY.jpg] Thank you very much submitted by KivenJoy [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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found this but have no idea what it is. is it some kind of special cross or something? http://imgur.com/Uo8ISNl

found this but have no idea what it is. is it some kind of special cross or something? http://imgur.com/Uo8ISNl was out walking, and found this. submitted by muffnerk [link] [6 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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What is going on with the heart monitor in this picture?

What is going on with the heart monitor in this picture? This picture (http://i.imgur.com/MOhuV7p.jpg) of the new Ghostbusters cast visiting a sick kid in a hospital appears to show a kid with his eyes rolled back in his head and

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