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This chain-smoking robot is taking one for the team.

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Researchers at the WYSS Institute at Harvard University developed a robot whose only task is smoking cigarettes. The smoke then goes through a tiny chip, lined with living human cells, that is used to study the effects of smoking on our lungs.  Read more…

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The death count for Hurricane Maria, currently at 64, may be off by thousands

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The Puerto Rican government has a list of 64 dead from Hurricane Maria, the tropical cyclone that hit the island in September 2017.  

This number, however, is “highly uncertain” notes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). A new study published Tuesday in The New England Journal of Medicine puts that number at an estimated 4,645 — 70 times higher than the official estimate. 

“Our results indicate that the official death count of 64 is a substantial underestimate of…

Watch the moment this 16-year-old found out he got into Harvard

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A video of a 16-year-old student in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana has gone viral. The video shows him and his fellow classmates celebrating after he found out he got accepted to Harvard.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.

Two scholarly brothers get accepted into their dream schools in heartwarming videos

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It’s every student’s dream to apply and get accepted into their dream college or university.