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Welcome to DNews, an exciting venture into the awesome world of science brought to you by TestTube and DiscoveryNews.com. Hosts Tara Long, Laci Green and Trace Dominguez 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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  • Microwave ovens are a quick and easy way to heat food. How exactly do they work? Join Trace as he discusses how microwaves...

    How Do Microwaves Work?

    Microwave ovens are a quick and easy way to heat food. How exactly do they work? Join Trace as he discusses how microwaves are able to heat food so quickly.

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  • What's in a name? Can our names predict our futures? Tara explains how our names affect our lives!

    What Does Your Name Say About You?

    What's in a name? Can our names predict our futures? Tara explains how our names affect our lives!

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  • The use of tear gas on crowds by police in Ferguson, Missouri has made recent headlines. SourceFed's Reina Scully explains...

    How Tear Gas Affects Your Body

    The use of tear gas on crowds by police in Ferguson, Missouri has made recent headlines. SourceFed's Reina Scully explains what tear gas does to your body and how treatment works after tear gas...

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  • How much sodium do you need in your diet? Laci tells you about a new study that lists the right amount of salt you need to...

    How Much Salt Do Humans Need?

    How much sodium do you need in your diet? Laci tells you about a new study that lists the right amount of salt you need to stay healthy.

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  • What's blacker than black and whiter that white? Trace tells you how NASA is testing the blackest substance in the world for...

    The Blackest And Whitest Things Around!

    What's blacker than black and whiter that white? Trace tells you how NASA is testing the blackest substance in the world for use on satellites and how nature beat us at creating the whitest substance.

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  • In the United states, there are 123,000 people in need of an organ. How much are your body parts worth? Laci is here to...

    How Much Are Your Body Parts Worth?

    In the United states, there are 123,000 people in need of an organ. How much are your body parts worth? Laci is here to discuss why human organs are so valuable.

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  • Prayer is an aged ritual and it is practiced by many cultures. Does praying help with your mental health? Laci is here to...

    Should You Be Praying?

    Prayer is an aged ritual and it is practiced by many cultures. Does praying help with your mental health? Laci is here to discuss a few studies discussing the possible benefits of prayer and...

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  • Weekends are a nice escape from school and work. Are they actually making you more stressed out? Matt Lieberman joins Tara...

    The Reason Why Monday's Are The Worst!

    Weekends are a nice escape from school and work. Are they actually making you more stressed out? Matt Lieberman joins Tara to discuss the way that taking a break from stress can actually raise your...

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  • Have you ever taken a shower, and randomly come up with a great idea? William Haynes from SourceFed is here to discuss why...

    Why Do We Get Our Best Ideas In The Shower?

    Have you ever taken a shower, and randomly come up with a great idea? William Haynes from SourceFed is here to discuss why this happens.

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  • According to new research, the key to dieting might just be portion control, and you can train your brain to eat healthier...

    How To Train Your Brain To Eat Healthier!

    According to new research, the key to dieting might just be portion control, and you can train your brain to eat healthier! SourceFed's Matt Lieberman joins DNews to tell you how you can teach your...

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  • Sometimes, food can be infected, causing you to get sick. Join Trace as he discusses the cause of foodborne illnesses.

    What Exactly Is Food Poisoning?

    Sometimes, food can be infected, causing you to get sick. Join Trace as he discusses the cause of foodborne illnesses.

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  • When Koko the gorilla heard about the recent death of Robin Williams, she broke down and cried. Are animals capable of being...

    Are Animals Empathetic?

    When Koko the gorilla heard about the recent death of Robin Williams, she broke down and cried. Are animals capable of being empathetic? Tara explains how a few different types of animals are capable...

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  • Sleeping in space can be very difficult, and many astronauts turn to sleeping aids to fall asleep. Are these astronauts...

    Why Is It So Difficult To Sleep In Space?

    Sleeping in space can be very difficult, and many astronauts turn to sleeping aids to fall asleep. Are these astronauts abusing these drugs? Join Trace as he explains why it's hard to sleep in space.

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  • It's estimated that almost a quarter of the world's cartilaginous fish, mostly sharks and rays, will be extinct within...

    How Can We Stop Sharks From Going Extinct?

    It's estimated that almost a quarter of the world's cartilaginous fish, mostly sharks and rays, will be extinct within decades. What's causing this, and can it be stopped? Join Tara as she discusses...

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  • Many people use antiperspirant deodorant in order to prevent body odor. Is it actually making you smell worse? Tara is here...

    Antiperspirant Makes You Smell Worse!

    Many people use antiperspirant deodorant in order to prevent body odor. Is it actually making you smell worse? Tara is here to discuss new research that may make you want to stop using antiperspirant!

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  • Do you judge people based on their appearance? New research shows that humans subconsciously judge a person's...

    Is Your Face Trustworthy?

    Do you judge people based on their appearance? New research shows that humans subconsciously judge a person's trustworthiness based on their face! SourceFed's William Haynes joins DNews to discuss...

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  • Great White Sharks are known to breach in order to catch seals. How does a 2,000 pound shark jump out of the water? Watch as...

    How Do Sharks Breach?

    Great White Sharks are known to breach in order to catch seals. How does a 2,000 pound shark jump out of the water? Watch as Trace explains the physics behind sharks leaping out of the water!

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  • California is currently in a drought. Did you know the majority of bottled water comes from drought-ridden places? Matt...

    Does Your Bottled Water Come from a Drought Zone?

    California is currently in a drought. Did you know the majority of bottled water comes from drought-ridden places? Matt Lieberman from SourceFed joins DNews to discuss this growing problem.

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  • Narcissism is a personality disorder characterized by a grand sense of self. Why can this be a problem? Laci is joined by...

    Are You A Narcissist?

    Narcissism is a personality disorder characterized by a grand sense of self. Why can this be a problem? Laci is joined by William Haynes from SourceFed to discuss what it is to be a narcissist.

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  • Scientists measured the short term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your...

    Reading Can Change Your Brain!

    Scientists measured the short term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your brain! What specifically happens? Trace is joined by Dr. Mike North to...

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