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Hosting Hairworms Could Be The Biggest Nightmare Of Crickets

Hosting Hairworms Could Be The Biggest Nightmare Of Crickets

Hairworm is a long, thread-like bug that sits bundled adult inside a physique of a host, usually a Cricket. but the very interesting thing is hosting Hairworms could be the biggest nightmare of Crickets.

By On November 9, 2013 Respond
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New Brain-machine Interface Lets Monkey Control Two Robotic Arms

New Brain-machine Interface Lets Monkey Control Two Robotic Arms

Many times, animals are chosen for experiment when any new technology is invented. Lately, a new technology has been invented that lets monkey control two robotic arms.

By On November 7, 2013 Respond
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Physics Reveals How 100-Ton Stones Were Carried To China’s Forbidden City

Physics Reveals How 100-Ton Stones Were Carried To China’s Forbidden City

A number of historical architectures are so magnificent and built in such a manner that they baffle modern science. Until recently, China’s Forbidden City was among these. But now, friction physics has revealed how workers were able to haul 100-ton stones to the Forbidden City back in the 15th century.

By On November 5, 2013 Respond
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Researchers Saying Global Warming Could Make Humans Shorter

Researchers Saying Global Warming Could Make Humans Shorter

Global warming is increasing at an alarming rate and it has a great effect upon environment. The interesting thing is some US researchers are saying that it is global warming for which humans could become shorter.

By On November 4, 2013 Respond
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Study Finds Left Handers Are ‘More Likely To Be Psychotic’

Study Finds Left Handers Are ‘More Likely To Be Psychotic’

Are you left-handed or right-handed? You might be thinking why I am asking such type of question, right? Well, it’s because lately, study has found that left-handers are ‘more likely to be psychotic’ than right handers.

By On November 4, 2013 Respond
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MIT Researchers Developed A Technology To Convert Metal Into Semiconductor

MIT Researchers Developed A Technology To Convert Metal Into Semiconductor

Developing a technology to convert a metal into a semiconductor is not so easy. But using a laser, MIT researchers have made a technology that can do this.

By On October 29, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Recreated The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals

Scientists Recreated The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals

The technology of prosthetic limbs that fulfill the lack of any body part, is advancing tremendously. Sense and brain signal are two very important facts for appropriate functioning of prosthetic limbs. However, lately a group of researchers from the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University has recreated the sense of touch with direct-to-brain electrical signals.

By On October 25, 2013 Respond
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British Scientist Claims Solving The Mystery Of Yeti

British Scientist Claims Solving The Mystery Of Yeti

The Yeti (also known as Abominable Snowman) is an ape-like cryptid taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet. We reported that some scientists believe that Yetis exist and hence they are searching for it. Lately, Bryan Sykes, a genetics professor at Oxford University claims that he might have solved the mystery of Yetis.

By On October 22, 2013 Respond
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Concept Of Recycling Came From Human Ancestors, 300,000 Years Ago

Concept Of Recycling Came From Human Ancestors, 300,000 Years Ago

If you consider recycling is a concept produced by modern science, then I’d say you better think again. According to some archaeologists, concept of recycling have come from human ancestors.

By On October 14, 2013 1 Response
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Scientists Find 19 Living Relatives Of 5300-Year Old Ötzi The Iceman

Scientists Find 19 Living Relatives Of 5300-Year Old Ötzi The Iceman

Ötzi, the Iceman, was found back in 1991, buried in the snow under the Alps and frozen there for a very long time. Scientists have estimated that he lived nearly 5300 years ago and suffered from a very unique genetic mutation. Now, 19 living persons carrying the very same mutation have been identified by the scientists.

By On October 13, 2013 Respond
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Global Warming To Increase Temperature Each Year After 2047

Global Warming To Increase Temperature Each Year After 2047

Global warming is increasing at an alarming rate. It has been found that temperature is increasing rapidly in Central West Antarctica. Eminent biologist professor Frank Fenner has even mentioned that humans may extinct within the next 100 years for environmental destruction and climate change. However, lately the news that has created a buzz is that there will be no year after 2047 which will be as cool as now.

By On October 12, 2013 Respond
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US Lab Bags Huge Achievement In Nuclear Fusion

US Lab Bags Huge Achievement In Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion research has been going around in a number of labs around the globe. Scientists hope that one day, nuclear fusion will be a key source of energy for us. Now, National Ignition Facility (NIF) in US has been able to achieve a breakthrough by creating more energy from a nuclear fusion reaction than was absorbed by the fuel used.

By On October 12, 2013 Respond
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Three US Scientists Bag Nobel Prize For Developing Computer Models Of Chemical Processes

Three US Scientists Bag Nobel Prize For Developing Computer Models Of Chemical Processes

In recent years, technology has come about to play a huge role in all sciences, ranging from physics to chemistry, biology, genetics and more. This was manifest in the Nobel Prize for Chemistry this year which went to three US scientists Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for developing computer-based models of certain chemical processes.

By On October 10, 2013 Respond
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Fabien Cousteau To Live Underwater For A Month For Expedition

Fabien Cousteau To Live Underwater For A Month For Expedition

Jacques Cousteau (11 June, 1910 – 25 June, 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author as well as a researcher. He studied the sea and all forms of life in water. However, now what the news is buzzing around is his grandson Fabien Cousteau has planned to live underwater for a month.

By On October 1, 2013 Respond
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Smartphones May Help As Earthquake Sensors In The Future

Smartphones May Help As Earthquake Sensors In The Future

Earthquakes are fairly hard to predict and when one occurs, it is pretty difficult to gather real-time data on it. However, scientists may soon be able to resolve this problem by relying on smartphones. Researchers claim that in the coming days, smartphones may also be used as earthquake sensors.

By On September 30, 2013 Respond
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