This week I learned the dinosaurs could still be alive today if the asteroid had hit pretty much anywhere else, and more

Read more about the facts mentioned: Dinosaurs might not be extinct had the asteroid struck elsewhere (The New York Times) Daytime injuries heal twice as fast as wounds sustained at night (New Scientist) Different houses and rooms host more types of bugs than others (ZME Science) A penguin’s waddle is more efficient than your walk […]

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CTE Was Confirmed in a Living Person for the First Time. And It’s a Veteran NFL Player

A former NFL player is reportedly the first living person ever accurately diagnosed with CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease found in the brains of dozens of ex football players. This breakthrough, which was made in 2012, but only published this week in the journal Neurosurgery, could help doctors identify and treat patients while […]

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