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Video Shows How Quickly London’s Heathrow Airport Can Spread A Global Pandemic

Video Shows How Quickly London’s Heathrow Airport Can Spread A Global Pandemic

In the past, diseases have remained relatively localized and whenever an epidemic surfaced, it was usually confined to a select area. A video now explores how, with busy airports like London’s Heathrow, a pandemic today may spread globally within days.

By On December 14, 2013 Respond
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Researchers Say All Animals On Earth May Have Come From Comb Jelly

Researchers Say All Animals On Earth May Have Come From Comb Jelly

Ctenophora, widely known as Comb Jellies, are a beautiful, oval-shaped animal with eight rows of tiny comb-like plates which they beat to move themselves through the water. After analyzing a Comb Jelly, researchers have mentioned that Comb Jellies might have been the ancestor of all animals on Earth.

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Researchers Found Genetic Defect To Trigger Liver Cancer

Researchers Found Genetic Defect To Trigger Liver Cancer

Once upon a time cancer was a lethal disease. Thanks to science, for which it’s no more a lethal. But still there are some cancer like liver cancer which can be dangerous. However, lately, a group of researchers from the Michigan State University has found genetic defect to trigger liver cancer.

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Researchers Say Ancient Cockroaches Ate All The Dinosaur Faeces

Researchers Say Ancient Cockroaches Ate All The Dinosaur Faeces

It is believed that once upon a time there were hundreds of thousands of dinosaurs in this world. Naturally they did respond to nature’s call. Interestingly, the researchers from Slovak Academy of Sciences in Slovakia believe that cockroaches ate all the dinosaur faeces!

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Scientists Convert Human Stem Cells Into Functional Lung Cells

Scientists Convert Human Stem Cells Into Functional Lung Cells

Lung transplant recipients have a relatively low 10 year survival rate of about 28% while cellular rejection of the donor organ occurs about 90% of the time, which brings additional obstacles for the patient and doctors. Well, this might be about to change as scientists from the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have converted human stem cells into functional lung cells.

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Earthquakes And Their Aftershocks Imitate Forest Wildfires, Says Physicist

Earthquakes And Their Aftershocks Imitate Forest Wildfires, Says Physicist

Earthquakes are one of the most ruinous natural catastrophes of our planet. However, our understanding of the phenomenon is still quite limited. A theoretical physicist has now attempted to explain earthquakes and their aftershocks by using the example of forest wildfires.

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New Theory May Radically Change Electrical Industry By Creating Perfect Superconductors

New Theory May Radically Change Electrical Industry By Creating Perfect Superconductors

Superconductors are such materials which are able to allow the flow of current with absolutely no resistance. A new theory proposed by two physicists may finally enable their use in mainstream electrical engineering.

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Vast Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under The Ocean Floor!

Vast Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under The Ocean Floor!

The more Earth’s population is surging, mankind is facing an increasingly limited supply of fresh water. But the good news is lately, some Australian scientists have discovered vast fresh water trapped under the ocean floor.

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Study Finds Babies Who Play With Their Food Sitting In High Chairs Learn Quicker!

Study Finds Babies Who Play With Their Food Sitting In High Chairs Learn Quicker!

The very common thing you will find in babies is that they play with their food when having food by themselves. Interestingly, a new study has found that those babies who play with their food while sitting in high chairs learn quicker than other babies.

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World’s Top Typists (72 WPM) Can’t Identify The Keys On A Keyboard

World’s Top Typists (72 WPM) Can’t Identify The Keys On A Keyboard

Typing is a strange skill. People possessing it tend to excel at it rather unconsciously, without even knowing what the exact location of different letters on a keyboard is, according to a new study.

By On December 6, 2013 Respond
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Truck Carrying Medical Radioactive Material Stolen In Mexico

Truck Carrying Medical Radioactive Material Stolen In Mexico

Radioactive materials are an important part of cancer treatments. Recently, a truck carrying radioactive material from such medical treatment was stolen by armed men.

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Love Hormone Boosts Brain Activity In Autistic Children

Love Hormone Boosts Brain Activity In Autistic Children

Hormones and genes play an important role in our physical and mental development. A new study has found that Oxytocin, nicknamed the “cuddle” or “love hormone”, boosts brain activity in autistic children.

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Study Says If You Keep Getting Bad News, You Will Not Feel Sad Like Before

Study Says If You Keep Getting Bad News, You Will Not Feel Sad Like Before

Due to many reason your jolly mode could turn into bad and you may feel sad. Interestingly, a recent study claims that regular exposure to bad news makes people numb to sadness. In simple word, sad news won’t affect a people anymore, if he/she frequently gets sad news.

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Archaeologists Claim Neanderthals Were Organized And Tidy,  Even 30,000 Years Ago!

Archaeologists Claim Neanderthals Were Organized And Tidy, Even 30,000 Years Ago!

Many of us believe that Neanderthals were unorganized, untidy, brutish and messy cavemen, but interestingly, lately some archaeologists have discovered that Neanderthals used to keep their homes organized and tidy.

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Scientists Discover A Previously-Unknown Genetic Ancestor Of Humans

Scientists Discover A Previously-Unknown Genetic Ancestor Of Humans

Genetic evidence gathered over the years has told us a great deal of how we evolved and what we evolved from. Scientists have now discovered new DNA evidence which reveals another human ancestor species which had previously been unknown.

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