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Why Don't Newborns Have Tears or Sweat? -- Marcus Woo -- A baby's ability to sweat and produce tears develop weeks after birth.

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Why Is It So Hard to Land on the Moon? -- Adam Mann -- Despite the fact that humans landed on the moon many times during the Apollo missions half a century ago, doing so remains a tough business.

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week -- Live Science Staff -- Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.

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Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week -- Livescience.com -- Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.

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No Laughing Matter: A Woman's Guffaw Results in a Dislocated Jaw -- Nicoletta Lanese -- A doctor rushed to her aid and managed to reset her jaw.

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There's a New Blackest Material Ever, and It's Eating a Diamond As We Speak -- It's so black, it turns diamonds into "black holes."

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This Ancient Belt Buckle Retrieved from 'Russian Atlantis' Looks Like a Bedazzled iPhone Case -- The black belt buckle was studded with gems and resembled a decorative cellphone case.

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Rogue 'Immune Cell X' Is a Completely New Type of Cell. It Could Trigger Type 1 Diabetes. -- This ultrapowerful changeling may play a key role in the autoimmune disease.

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8 Reasons Why We Love Tardigrades

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Lab-Made Embryos Could Save Northern White Rhinos After Last Male Dies -- The last two northern white rhinoceroses on Earth will never bear young, but they may have genetic offspring nonetheless.

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Could a Drug Cocktail Reverse Biological Aging? -- Preliminary findings suggest that certain age-related changes to human DNA may be reversible.

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There's a Lost Continent Hiding Beneath Europe -- Yasemin Saplakoglu -- The lost continent "Greater Adria" existed hundreds of millions of years ago after it broke off from Gondwana.

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The Bigger Reason Trump's Fight with a Weather Forecast Worries Meteorologists -- Rafi Letzter -- The situation has some meteorologists concerned.

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A Skyscraper-Size Asteroid Will Zoom Past Earth Saturday Night -- Rafi Letzter -- Astronomers are working to track space rocks like these.

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'Lovers of Modena' Buried Hand-in-Hand Turn Out to Be Men -- Owen Jarus -- The "lovers of Modena" - two 1,600-year-old skeletons found holding hands inside their grave - are both men, new research reveals.

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Captain Cook's 'Endeavour' Shipwreck Possibly Discovered Off Rhode Island -- Tom Metcalfe -- It sailed around the world in the 1700s and is considered one of the most famous research ships.

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Boy Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba Infection Picked Up in Hot Spring -- Nicoletta Lanese -- The rare infection fatally destroys brain tissue, causing pathological swelling.

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Nightmare Creature Had Egg-Shaped Eyes, Swiss Army Knife Head and a Butt Shield

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Meet 'Cold Dragon of the North Winds,' the Giant Pterosaur That Once Soared Across Canadian Skies

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What If There Were No Sharks?

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On Friday the 13th, Don't Be Freaked Out by the 'Micromoon' -- Stephanie Pappas -- The full moon of September 2019 is poised to provide some eerie atmosphere.

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Rare, Two-Headed Rattlesnake Named 'Double Dave' Rescued from Certain Doom in New Jersey -- Brandon Specktor -- Four eyes, two tongues, can't lose.

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Two Mathematicians Just Solved a Decades-Old Math Riddle - and Possibly the Meaning of Life -- Brandon Specktor -- The answer is 42... but what was the question??

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Trump Holds Up Doctored Hurricane Map, Meteorologists Cringe -- Stephanie Pappas -- As Hurricane Dorian bore down on the Atlantic coast on Wednesday (Sept. 4), meteorologists suddenly found themselves facing an unexpected hurricane hazard: a president with a Sharpie pen.

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Sleuths Find the Top-Secret (and Classified) Satellite Behind Trump's Tweeted Photo -- Stephanie Pappas -- It was only a matter of time: Amateur sleuths think they've tracked down the satellite that took a high-resolution image of the aftermath of an Iranian missile disaster.

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X-37B Military Space Plane Breaks Record on Latest Mystery Mission -- Mike Wall -- The robotic X-37B has been circling Earth for nearly 719 days on its latest mystery mission, which is known as Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5).

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Hackers Could Kill More People Than a Nuclear Weapon -- Jeremy Straub -- Digital attacks can hit many targets at once.

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