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Welcome to DNews, an exciting venture into the awesome world of science brought to you by Discovery. Hosts Trace Dominguez, Julia Wilde, Julian Huguet, Crystal Dilworth, and Amy Shira Teitel don't just tell you what you should know, they give you the lowdown on everything from robotic arms to glow-in-the-dark plants, in order to help you comprehend the science of our everyday lives. For more science news, visit DiscoveryNews.com.

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If Green Energy Is So Great, Why Aren't We Using It?  

Green energy is getting better and cheaper, yet we still largely rely on fossil fuels. Why haven't we switched to solar and wind energy yet?

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Could Space Travel Make You Go Blind?  

Astronauts who return from long trips in space often return with vision loss, and now researchers think they know why.

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Can You Guess Which Animals Fart (Or Don't)?  

#DoesItFart has been trending on Twitter, and scientists have been answering. Here's everything you need to know about the farting database.

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What Happens When Galaxies Die?  

About half of the galaxies in our universe are dead, but how exactly did that happen? How do galaxies die?

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What Makes Curly Hair Curly?  

Ever wonder why some hair is curly, or why it gets tangled and frizzy? Turns out the science behind hair texture is pretty complicated.

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The Real Reason People Stutter  

Until recently, the cause of this speech disorder was largely unknown. But a new study may have just found the answer.

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Our Moon Might Be Made Up Of Many Smaller Moons  

Scientists have long agreed on a theory of how the moon was formed, but this study is stirring up a debate. How exactly did the moon form?

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What Exactly Is The Polar Vortex & Is It Getting Worse?  

Think the recent winters have gotten colder? Some say it's due to the polar vortex, but what is that exactly?

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Do Video Games Really Count As Exercise?  

Can walking around catching Pokémon really be considered exercise? What about different consoles? Can you plug one in and skip the gym?

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How Antivenom Stops Venom From Killing You  

You may know that antivenom can counteract attacks from venomous creatures, but how does it work?

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Why The Flu Causes Aches & Pains  

Why do we get aches and pains when we're sick? Is it the flu or is it our body's response to the flu?

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Jellyfish Lasers Are Revolutionizing Quantum Physics  

How are scientists using jellyfish to create super-advanced polariton lasers? And how do lasers even work in the first place?

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You Now Have A New Organ: Meet The Mesentery!  

Why did it take us so long to identify a new human organ? What does the mesentery do and how often are we "discovering" new organs?

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You Now Have A New Organ: Meet The Mesentery!  

Why did it take us so long to identify a new human organ? What does the mesentery do and how often are we "discovering" new organs?

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What Lives In The Deepest Place On Earth?  

Only 3 humans have been to the deepest known place on Earth named the Mariana Trench. What else exists nearly 11,000 meters below sea level?

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There Are Oceans In Our Solar System That Could Contain Life  

Where else in our solar system is there water? How are oceans in outer space different than ours?

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Men vs. Women: Who Really Gets Sicker?  

Do illnesses really affect men worse than women? As it turns out, they do! Why does this happen?

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Why Some Animals Have Multiple Penises  

Scientists discovered a millipede that has 414 legs, 200 poison glands, and 4 penises! What other animals have more than one penis and why?

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All Scientific Papers Should Be Free; Here's Why They're Not  

Have you ever tried to access scientific research but the website says you have to pay? Why is that? Shouldn't information be free?

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WTF Is Asbestos, Really?!  

You've probably heard of asbestos, but how much do you really know about it? Where is it found and what does it do to your body?

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