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Vampire Bats Run

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dusha-21gramm: "Here's something scary for your Halloween scientists report that flying isn't the only way vampire bats can get around. As this ScienCentral News video reports, these blood-suckers can run."

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For all the men out there who think they planned something clever for Valentine's Day, consider the ingenuity of the male Australian cuttlefish. As this ScienCentral News video reports, it sometimes disguises itself as a female in order to get a girl.

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Researchers have found that inserting an animal gene into tomatoes can produce hardier tomatoes. As this ScienCentral News video explains, the modified tomatoes better resist one major disease and also function better in cooler weather

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According to the old movie gag, a hitchhiking woman has a better chance of getting a ride if she sticks out an exposed leg. As this ScienCentral News video reports, ecologists have discovered that striking a sexy pose also works for a very clever species of hitchhiking beetle.

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Could a dangerous gas buildup at the bottom of the ocean bubble up and wipe out most life on Earth? According to some researchers, it already has done so; several times. As this ScienCentral story explains, scientists are worried that global warming is making conditions ripe for another deadly ocean burp.

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The deadly disease of leukemia might now be cureable by a simple vaccination. This has been suggested in a small, experimental vaccine study which has given excellent results on the test cases.

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Be it Darth Vader or Valdemort, it takes a superhero gone bad to make a supervillain. Scientists say it looks like this is also true for cancer. As this ScienCentral News video explains, learning how a small number of good cells went bad may be the key to defeating the disease.

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It's not the killer plant from "Little Shop of Horrors," it's real, and it doesn't wait around to be fed. Researchers have discovered that a predatory weed has a creepy trick -- it hunts down victims by their smell. This ScienCentral News video has more.

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When you can't quite remember a tricky word or somebody's name, trying to excavate it from your memory might be the worst thing you can do, according to new psychology research.

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When you can't quite remember a tricky word or somebody's name, trying to excavate it from your memory might be the worst thing you can do, according to new psychology research.

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We all get angry sometimes. But some people turn that anger into violence... and scientists are discovering that may be partly due to genetics. This ScienCentral News video explains.

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A smart gel that dramatically changes color in response to heat, water and salt? As this ScienCentral News video explains, the uses could range from color-changing clothes to monitoring food safety.

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Before the midterm elections, politicians have bombarded voters with ads and speeches. One neuroscientist says that their hand gestures may make all the difference in how we perceive their message. This ScienCentral News video has more.

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According to the old movie gag, a hitchhiking woman has a better chance of getting a ride if she sticks out an exposed leg. As this ScienCentral News video reports, ecologists have discovered that striking a sexy pose also works for a very clever species of hitchhiking beetle.

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The deadly disease of leukemia might now be cureable by a simple vaccination. This has been suggested in a small, experimental vaccine study which has given excellent results on the test cases.

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Nausea, fatigue, hair loss -- chemotherapy can feel as destructive as the cancer it's fighting. But as this ScienCentral News video reports, researchers now say there may be a way to reduce many of chemotherapy's side effects and improve the precision of the treatment using a nanotechnological smart bomb.

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"Here's something scary for your Halloween scientists report that flying isn't the only way vampire bats can get around. As this ScienCentral News video reports, these blood-suckers can run."

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Experts on expertise -- who've studied the minds of experts in fields from sports to medicine -- have the answer. As this ScienCentral News video explains, they're applying it to life or death situations.

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"Here's something scary for your Halloween scientists report that flying isn't the only way vampire bats can get around. As this ScienCentral News video reports, these blood-suckers can run."

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"You are what you eat" may be more true than we think. Researchers have linked a specific gene difference to consuming more sugary foods. And as this article and video explains, they even uncovered how the sweet tooth gene likely affects sugar intake.

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Think decoding Leonardo da Vinci is just fiction? As this ScienCentral News video explains, two men did just that with one of da Vinci's most famous ideas, a flying machine. Two Seattle area men chose to finish da Vinci's work, building a full-sized flying machine. For three years, 2 retired engineers worked to make the flying machine a reality.

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The biggest natural disaster ever may have been the best thing to hit our young planet. We've all heard about the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. But what about the giant impact that created our moon and core? This ScienCentral News video explains.

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Right now millions of monarch butterflies are winging their way south for winter. But how do they manage not to get lost? As this ScienCentral News video explains, researchers think they've found an answer.

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"As pollsters have so well demonstrated this presidential primary season, reading minds, whether of voters or the person next to you, is close to impossible. However as this ScienCentral News video explains, scientists are actually one step closer to reading our thoughts."

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