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Could A Lack Of Empathy Explain Cruelty?

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Using Twitter To Tap Into The Mood Of The Planet

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A gun turret on the sunken Australian warship HMAS Sydney. All 645 people aboard the Sydney died. AP hide caption

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When It Comes To Pain Relief, One Size Doesn't Fit All

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A skeletal reconstruction of Talos sampsoni, with the pieces of the raptor specimen found highlighted in red. PLoSONE.org hide caption

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Bones From The Badlands Belong To New Dinosaur

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A neutrino detector like this one, seen at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1995, was used to collect data claiming that neutrinos can travel faster than the speed of light. Fred Rick/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

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Cattle and zebra share a meal in a pasture in Kenya. Ryan Lee Sensenig/Science hide caption

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