It's one of seven Earth-sized planets that orbit a nearby star with three planets in the habitable zone.
Its one of seven Earthsized planets that orbit a nearby star with

TRAPPIST-1’s seventh planet is definitely no place for life

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"Unlike tectonic mountains that take millions of years to form, these mountains are made in less than 10 minutes."
Unlike tectonic mountains that take millions of years to form these mountains

How a ring of mountains forms inside a crater

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Tornadoes. Obesity. Earth's magnetic field. Federal research spending for all three (and many more fields) would plummet under President Trump's proposed budget.
Tornadoes Obesity Earths magnetic field Federal research spending for all three and

Trump’s proposed 2018 budget takes an ax to science research funding

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"I don’t think we’ve heard the last of this by a long shot."
"I don’t think we’ve heard the last of this by a long shot"

Time crystals are real. Here's how they're made.

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"We knew that surgery had a powerful effect on diabetes. What this study says is that the effect of surgery is durable."
We knew that surgery had a powerful effect on diabetes What this

Gastric bypass controls diabetes long term better than other methods

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The way babies learn to speak is nothing short of breathtaking.
The way babies learn to speak is nothing short of breathtaking

Language heard, but never spoken, by young babies bestows a hidden benefit

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In 2004, a magnitude 9.2 earthquake and the subsequent tsunami killed more than 250,000 people.
In 2004 a magnitude 92 earthquake and the subsequent tsunami killed more than 25

The third-strongest earthquake wasn't supposed to be that big. Now scientists may know why it was.

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"We went in with a preconceived notion of how Jupiter worked, and I would say we have to eat some humble pie."
We went in with a preconceived notion of how Jupiter worked and

NASA's Juno revealed Jupiter is 'much more complex deep down than anyone anticipated'

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Seconds after cells in the zona incerta were activated, mice dropped everything and shoveled food into their mouths.
Seconds after cells in the zona incerta were activated mice dropped everything

An obscure part of the brain has been linked to binge eating in mice

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It's National Wine Day. Bottoms up, from the distant past.
It's National Wine Day Bottoms up from the distant past

Ancient Europeans may have been the first people to make wine

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“If you look in Google Earth, it just looks like a big green blanket." Up close, it's a different story.
If you look in Google Earth it just looks like a big

When you map the rainforest from the air, you can see 36 different types of forest

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"It's almost ridiculous how easy it is for these geckos to lose their scales."
"It's almost ridiculous how easy it is for these geckos to lose their scales"

This gecko's detachable scales make it the perfect escape artist

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A shutdown could reduce average winter temperatures by 7 degrees Celsius in parts of the world.
A shutdown could reduce average winter temperatures by 7 degrees Celsius in

Climate change could shut down the major current that brings warm water to the Atlantic Ocean

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“I’m excited about anything that can happen for these patients who are in desperate need for biomarkers and treatment."
Im excited about anything that can happen for these patients who are

A new blood test may improve pancreatic cancer diagnoses

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Zika arrived in Brazil as early as late 2013. More than a year passed before it was confirmed as the culprit.
Zika arrived in Brazil as early as late 2013 More than a

The Zika epidemic began long before anyone noticed

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Tiny parrots in slow motion may show us a lot about how dinosaurs and early birds took flight. (Full story: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Babies throw up a lot. But be careful before turning to a drug to help.
Babies throw up a lot But be careful before turning to a drug to help

Drugs for reflux disease in infants may come with unintended consequences

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