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Video: Do you burn more fat in the cold?

With the holidays in full swing, all of those feasts and festivities can lead to a few extra pounds. But the winter season also brings something that could help with weight loss—cooler temperatures.

dateDec 22, 2016 in Other
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Watching water freeze

Every winter, snow and ice dusts mountains and makes roads slick in cold climates. This phenomenon is ages old, but a detailed explanation for how ice crystals form has eluded us. In a study appearing in the journal ACS Omega, ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in Materials Science
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New prehistoric bird species discovered

A team of geologists at the University of Rochester has discovered a new species of bird in the Canadian Arctic. At approximately 90 million years old, the bird fossils are among the oldest avian records found in the northernmost ...

dateDec 19, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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