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Scientists Have Created the World's First Non-Cuttable Material

When we think of the world's "hardest" materials, usually diamonds come to mind. However, Diamonds themselves can be cut by a select few materials, including other diamonds. What if you couldn't cut through though. What if scientists had figured out how to create a material you literally cannot cut through. Enter Proteus

This recently revealed material, inspired by natural materials that mimic incredible natural durability, was tested using a variety of cutting methods, all of which failed. The world's first uncuttable material has arrived.

Researchers develop the world's first non-cuttable material, able to withstand and blunt some of the strongest cutting materials and methods available today. The cover photo is of a test trying and failing to cut through a piece of Proteus with an industrial angle grinder, which fails and is not only blunted, but the blade is completely stopped by the friction of the internal makeup of the material
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Dank Science Memes For Those Who Are Way Better At Math Than We Are

We have to be honest with you all here: we don't really understand science. Like, at all. Regardless, we think all you science-inclined people deserve some humor tailored just for you. We hope you appreciate these nerdy memes, and click here for more geeky content!

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Tumblr Explains The Time an Anti-Vaxx Mom Switched Sides

Tumblr provides context to the story of a formerly anti-vaxx mom who changed her mind after realizing that she was wrong. It's wild that it has to come to such extreme cases to change someone's mind, but the idea that critical thinking and research as a skill is important, and that people can get better at it is kinda cool. For some eye opening info, Here's a Tumblr thread that provides a lot of missing information about the reality of the McDonald's hot coffee case, or the time Tumblr users got schooled on physics and car safety.

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Cat Tracker Project Installed GPS Trackers On 900 Cats For a Week

The international Cat tracker project has finally published the results of a six-year study revealing the secret wanderings of 900 house cats. Their goal was simple - to find out where our furry friends go when they're outside. 

Researchers have tried to answer that question before, either by following cats on foot or by attaching radio-transmitters on collars around cats' necks. But this massive research is different in scale- it followed nearly a thousand cats across four countries for a week!  

Published in the journal Animal Conservation, the new report has one clear conclusion- for most cats, there's no place like home.

Check out the project's page for more info and introduction to some of the participant cats.  


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Researchers Discovered The Older Cousin Of T-Rex And Named Him "Reaper Of Death"

Researchers in Alberta, Canada discovered new species of tyrannosaur - a 79-million-year-old tyrannosaur named Thanatotheristes degrootorum — which means "reaper of death". The fearsome predator lived 79 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period.


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This Researcher Has Come Up With A Way to Take Pictures Underwater As On Land

Oceanographer and engineer Derya Akkaynak has come up with a breakthrough in the world of photography. During her post-doctoral work under Tali Treibitz at the University of Haifa, she developed an algorithm that can more or less "eliminate the water" from a photograph.

Researcher comes up with novel algorithm that allows photos underwater to have the same clarity and depth of color as if it was taken on land
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Cancer Cured? An Australian Company Thinks So

What was once a saving grace to halt the scourge of smallpox 2 centuries ago, has now struck again, this time, with cancer. CF33, or Chimeric Orthopoxvirus. US Cancer wunderkind Professor Yuman Fong made the initial discovery, while the Australian company Imugene licensed the innovation and are pushing for human trials starting next year.

Australian company may have come up with a cure for cancer using a souped up cowpox virus that helped wipe out smallpox
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New Study Suggests Dog And Cat Owner's Tend To Live Longer

We're going to live forever.

OK, maybe not forever, but a good long life -- filled with love and furbabies. 

A cheers to our pets. Not only do new studies suggest they've been linked to providing us with a longer, healthier life... they also bring so much love and happiness to our lives as well. 

Story via Modern Healthcare

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New Study Shows Rats Can Learn To Drive Tiny Cars To Collect Food

Researchers at the University of Richmond in Virginia have managed to train rats to drive a tiny car with Froot Loops used as a reward, proving their brains are more flexible than previously thought.


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This Newly Found Electric Eel Was a Shock For Scientists

For years, scientists knew little about the elusive and dangerous electric eels. Finding a home in the Amazon, these eels have been known as one species. But recently, scientists discovered they are not one, but three distinct species. In addition, a newly discovered species Electrophorus voltai, is shockingly powerful, with shocks measured at 860 volts, well over the previous record of 650. But why are these eels so special? And are they really "eels"? 

Scientists are shocked as they discovered the strongest electric eels yet, and whats more, it isn't one species, its three
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White Barn Owls Have An Amazing Hunting Trick That is Dazzling Prey and Scientists Alike

It isn't easy being green, or white in this case... Or is it? Scientists have struggled for years to understand the snowy plumage of Barn Owls they would see in the wild, compared to others that were various shades of red. Even more interesting, though they are nocturnal hunters, there are many more white-colored barn owls than red, pointing to an advantage of some sort. But how could a bright white creature on the backdrop of night have a natural advantage, it just seemed completely backwards. Recent research finally answered the question ornithologists (bird nerds) have been chomping at the bit to answer.

White Barn Owls Have a Fascinating Way To Startle Prey Using the Light of the Moon
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You Can Prevent Seagulls From Stealing Your Food Simply By Staring At Them

At the beach and on the boardwalk, seagulls have a bad reputation for swooping down on unsuspecting people to steal their food. But scientists recently discovered there's a simple solution for deterring these avian thieves: Stare at them. Via: Live Science

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Time to Get Back to Nature - Scientists Find How Much Nature You Need Per Day to Reduce Stress

So you've become a slave to the daily grind. Just a cubicle a monitor and whatever daily task you've been given. All you can think about is a breath of fresh air, and getting out of that stuffy environment. Well it looks like your instincts are more than boredom based and a desire to change, it looks like you NEED that in order to maintain healthy stress levels.

Scientists have found how much time you need to spend outside every day to keep stress molecules as low as possible
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New Study Confirms: "Puppy Eyes" Are a Result Of Evolution Aimed At Melting Human's Heart

A study published by science journal PNAS News makes the case that domesticated dogs have developed facial muscles over time to better communicate with humans and it makes perfect sense to us: dogs have a muscle that lets them make a face to melt a human's heart.

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Clueless Anti-Vaxxer Proves His Own Cluelessness with Sick Burn

Anti-Vaxxers have developed quite a reputation in the past few months for being responsible for the spread of preventable diseases like measles. You've probably heard about them.

 As for this interaction, yeah it's a childish joke but you've gotta live under a rock to fall for it. And this dude did. Hook, line and sinker.

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