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  1. Science

    Watch Scientists Levitate Objects with Ultrasound Waves [Video]

    Here we have a video demonstrating three-dimensinal mid-air acoustic manipulation, or freaking levitating for short. Scientists in Japan have taken a technique to suspend small objects in the air with ultrasound waves and created an array of wave emitters capable of levitating objects in any direction, because science is basically magic.

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  2. Space

    Ultrasound Tests May Help Figure Out Why Astronauts Grow Taller While In Space

    Yesterday we brought you the heartbreaking news that rather than giving you Fantastic Four style super powers, the cosmic rays that astronauts could be exposed to during space travel instead could potentially damage your brain. On the bright side, though, space travel will also make you a little bit taller, so it's got that going for it. It's not much taller, mind you, and the height boost is only temporary, but it you've got a couple of brain cells to spare... hey, it's a trade-off we'd make, because going into space would be amazing.

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