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  1. If the Animals from 'Game of Thrones' Houses Battled, Which One Would Win?
    You win, or you get eaten.
  2. How Is Decaf Coffee Made?
    Getting caffeine out of coffee is an intensive process.
  3. 8 Archaeological Sites That Jesus May have Visited
    Here's a look at some of the more interesting places the historical Jesus may have set foot in, and what he was doing there.
  4. Why Do Our Fingernails Keep Growing Until the Day We Die?
    You may give them little thought beyond when to trim them or which nail color to apply. But the humble nail laid the groundwork for our evolution into the humans we are today.
  5. The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
    Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
  6. Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week
    Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
  7. Jesus Wasn't the Only Man to Be Crucified. Here's the History Behind This Brutal Practice.
    The most famous crucifixion in the world took place when, according to the New Testament, Jesus was put to death by the Romans. But he was far from the only person who perished on the cross.
  8. How Did a Neck Crack Leave a Woman Partially Paralyzed?
    For a young woman in the U.K., an accidental neck crack had a devastating outcome.
  9. Lethal Listeria Outbreak: Why Is This Bug So Dangerous?
    One person has died in connection with a Listeria outbreak tied to sliced deli meats and cheeses. Why is this bacterium so dangerous?
  10. The Hubble Just Took a Gorgeous New Image of the Southern Crab Nebula's Wonky Gas Bubbles
    Twenty years after revealing this nebula's wonky hourglass shape, the Hubble Space Telescope returns its gaze to the Southern Crab Nebula to capture a stunning anniversary image.
  11. What Is Passover?
    Passover is one of the most important Jewish holidays. It begins on April 19 this year.
  12. This Tiny Knee Bone Had Nearly Vanished As Humans Evolved. It's Coming Back
    Why is this tiny bone making a comeback?
  13. This Quantum Computer Can See the Future — All 16 of Them
    This quantum computer can see many futures at once.
  14. Sonar Anomaly Leads to Discovery of 500-Year-Old Shipwreck in North Sea
    The wreck was filled with a trove of copper.
  15. Why Good Friday Was Dangerous for Jews in the Middle Ages
    As Christinas observe Good Friday they will remember, with devotion and prayer, the death of Jesus on the Cross, but in the Middle Ages this day was dangerous for Jews.
  16. Rare 'Bubble Boy Disease' Likely Cured with New Gene Therapy
    Eight infants with a severe immune disorder, known as "bubble boy disease," appear to be cured of the disease thanks to an experimental gene therapy.
  17. What Are Stem Cells?
    Embryonic stem cells can morph into any cell in the human body.
  18. Tiny Earthquakes Shake Southern California Every 3 Minutes
    Scientists discover 1.8 million previously undetected earthquakes in the Golden State.
  19. Photos: Perfectly Preserved Baby Horse Unearthed in Siberian Permafrost
    The foal died more than 30,000 years ago, yet everything from its hooves to the fine hairs in its nose remained intact.
  20. 42,000-Year-Old Foal Entombed in Ice Still Had Liquid Blood in Its Veins
    It's the oldest liquid blood on record, say scientists who want to clone the ice age horse.


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