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[Video] Study Says Parent Parrots Name Their Chicks And Call Them By That Name

[Video] Study Says Parent Parrots Name Their Chicks And Call Them By That Name

Since long time researchers had been thinking – ‘why would parrots try to mimic us?’ Researchers have found that parrots try to mimic human speech so that they could learn uttering words properly and later, they could give a name to their chicks and call them by that name.

By On April 17, 2014 2 Responses
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Study Shows Goats Have Excellent Problem-Solving Skills And Long-Term Memory

Study Shows Goats Have Excellent Problem-Solving Skills And Long-Term Memory

Goats are one of the oldest domesticated species. They are extremely curious and intelligent. But a new study has suggested that goats have excellent problem-solving skills and long-term memory than previously thought.

By On April 16, 2014 Respond
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Australia Writes Off Homeopathy As A ‘Useless’ Treatment

Australia Writes Off Homeopathy As A ‘Useless’ Treatment

Homeopathy has long attracted criticism and ridicule from serious scientific and medical circles. Australia’s official medical group has now chimed in, stating that homeopathy is essentially ‘useless.’

By On April 14, 2014 Respond
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‘Entrain’ App Offers New Formula To Beat Jetlag Effectively

‘Entrain’ App Offers New Formula To Beat Jetlag Effectively

Jetlag can be pretty annoying for many people. Researchers at Michigan University have now found a new mathematical formula that can help beat jetlag effectively.

By On April 12, 2014 Respond
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Studies On Insects Reveal That They Can Sleep!

Studies On Insects Reveal That They Can Sleep!

A new research has led to the fact that like all other animals, insects are capable of sleeping. They possess a central nervous system, which, matched with their circadian cycle, helps them to fall asleep.There are more interesting facts inside.

By On April 11, 2014 Respond
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Tobacco Plant May Provide Key To Fight Off Cancer Cells

Tobacco Plant May Provide Key To Fight Off Cancer Cells

Smoking is typically linked with cancer, with numerous researches pinning the blame on tobacco and tar for the health issues. However, a new study now suggests that an ornamental tobacco plant species may provide a way of fighting cancer cells.

By On April 9, 2014 Respond
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FDA Approves Heroin Overdose Treatment Device

FDA Approves Heroin Overdose Treatment Device

FDA has taken a bold step by approving the first heroine overdose treatment device. Until now, treatment for overdoses was in the hands of authorities and health professionals.

By On April 5, 2014 1 Response
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Scientists Create Smart Skin Patch That Dispenses Timely Meds

Scientists Create Smart Skin Patch That Dispenses Timely Meds

One of the key problems in treating a long-term medical condition is adhering to a set routine of medicine intake. To resolve this, scientists have now created a smart skin patch which can automatically dispense drugs when needed.

By On April 2, 2014 Respond
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Art: Sandcastles Etched On A Single Grain Of Sand

Art: Sandcastles Etched On A Single Grain Of Sand

When it comes to art, it can be found at both the tiniest and grandest of places. As a demonstration of the former, an artist has etched an unbelievably tiny sandcastle on a single grain of sand.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Create Entanglement In 103 Dimensions, Step Forward For Quantum Computers

Scientists Create Entanglement In 103 Dimensions, Step Forward For Quantum Computers

Quantum computers rely on a critically important concept in quantum physics called entanglement. Researchers were recently able to create such entanglement in 103 dimensions using only a pair of particles.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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Whale Dives For More Than 2 Hours, Breaks Record For Holding Breath Underwater

Whale Dives For More Than 2 Hours, Breaks Record For Holding Breath Underwater

Whales can swim up to great depths in water to seek food. A Cuvier’s beaked whale recently set a new record for holding breath underwater by diving up to 2 miles deep and remaining underwater for more than 2 hours.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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Suffering From Electronic Insomnia? Some Tips May Help You Get Rid Of It

Suffering From Electronic Insomnia? Some Tips May Help You Get Rid Of It

If you are suffering from insomnia and are a regular user of smartphones or tablets, then you are likely getting it from one of these gadgets. Head over to this article in order to learn more about this condition, and check out our tips to overcome it.

By On March 29, 2014 Respond
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3D Printed Skull Implant Helps Recover Woman’s Sight

3D Printed Skull Implant Helps Recover Woman’s Sight

3D printed materials are being increasingly used in fields such as manufacturing, technology and modelling. A 3D printed skull was recently implanted in a woman’s brain, resolving a critical medical condition.

By On March 28, 2014 Respond
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Ceramics May Help Avert Future Nuclear Disasters

Ceramics May Help Avert Future Nuclear Disasters

The Fukumisha disaster in Japan, in the wake of earthquake and floods, was a grim reminder of the risks of nuclear energy. Recent research reveals that ceramics may be the solution to fool-proof nuclear plants against such future disasters.

By On March 28, 2014 Respond
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Satellite Tracks Malaysia Airliner’s Path Using Doppler Effect

Satellite Tracks Malaysia Airliner’s Path Using Doppler Effect

After a lot of speculation, the final destination of the tragic Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been determined by a satellite. The path of the airliner was ultimately determined by using a model based on Doppler effect.

By On March 26, 2014 Respond
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