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Water Fleas Prepare for Space Voyage

Water Fleas Prepare for Space Voyage

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 26, 2015) Scientists are preparing a group of water fleas for a unique voyage into space. The aquatic crustaceans, known as Daphnia, can be used as a miniature model for biomedical research, and their reproductive and swimming behaviour will be tested for signs of stress while on board the International Space Station. Jim Drury went to meet the team. Video provided by Reuters
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Firestorms Didn't Cause Dinosaur Extinction, Study Finds

Firestorms Didn't Cause Dinosaur Extinction, Study Finds

Newsy (Jan. 22, 2015) New research suggests the heat generated by a suspected asteroid or comet impact wasn't enough to kick off planet-wide firestorms. Video provided by Newsy
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Budget Bionic Arm Set to Make Prosthetics Affordable

Budget Bionic Arm Set to Make Prosthetics Affordable

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 19, 2015) A budget bionic arm that reads nerve impulses is set to give amputees in Argentina more freedom at an affordable price Video provided by Reuters
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The Best Mood Lifting, Feel Good Foods

The Best Mood Lifting, Feel Good Foods

Buzz60 (Jan. 16, 2015) Stress and depression run rampant in today's fast-paced world. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) has some of the best mood elevating foods including salmon, walnuts, legumes, seaweed, saffron, coconut and dark chocolate, that help increase 'feel good' brain chemicals. Video provided by Buzz60
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