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Scientists Say Naked Mole Rats Could Help People Live Longer

Scientists Say Naked Mole Rats Could Help People Live Longer

Naked mole-rats are one of the most bizarre mammals known to science. They have almost no hair, hence their name, and have large protruding incisors. However, the very interesting thing is scientists have said that naked mole rats could help people live longer!

By On June 20, 2014 Respond
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Will We Run Out Of Drinking Water In The Future?

Will We Run Out Of Drinking Water In The Future?

Clean water is one of the very basic human needs. And as the world’s clean water sources continue to dry up, the imminent question is: how will mankind manage to get enough clean water in the coming years, decades and centuries.

By On June 6, 2014 Respond
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Spider Disguises As Bird Droppings To Fool The Predators

Spider Disguises As Bird Droppings To Fool The Predators

In the wild world out there, it is one of the key survival tactics of the animals, birds, insects and other living things to avoid their predators. Orb weaver spiders are very clever in that they disguise themselves as bird poo to fool their enemies.

By On June 5, 2014 1 Response
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Einstein’s Brain Was Not Special, New Study Suggests

Einstein’s Brain Was Not Special, New Study Suggests

Ever since his death, Einstein’s brain has been somewhat of a mystery for scientists. A 1985 study famously suggested that his brain was different from other, normal brains. But a new study refutes this claim, citing that Einstein’s brain is perfectly normal.

By On May 30, 2014 Respond
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Dutch Scientists Teleport Information Using Quantum Entanglement

Dutch Scientists Teleport Information Using Quantum Entanglement

There is a lot going on in the field of quantum physics and quantum technology these days. Dutch scientists have now joined the fray by successfully teleporting information over a distance of 10 feet, exploiting a phenomenon called ‘quantum entanglement.’

By On May 30, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Publish First Catalog Of All Proteins In Human Body

Scientists Publish First Catalog Of All Proteins In Human Body

Proteins are a key part of our physical composition and their creation is controlled directly by our DNA. This explains the interest of the scientists some of which are now publishing the first-ever catalog of all proteins so far discovered in human body.

By On May 29, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Find A New Way To Accurately Detect T-Rays

Researchers Find A New Way To Accurately Detect T-Rays

T-rays, or the light waves in the terahertz range, are invisible to the human eye. Until now, it wasn’t possible to effectively detect these rays using any equipment but thanks to a new solution, it has finally been made possible.

By On May 27, 2014 Respond
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Powdered Food vs Solid Food: What’s The Difference?

Powdered Food vs Solid Food: What’s The Difference?

Nutritionists and food experts have often wondered what happens if humans start eating powdered food instead of solid food. An experiment at Tohoku University, Japan has revealed that it results in high blood pressure and high glucose levels in blood.

By On May 25, 2014 Respond
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Modified Measles Vaccine Can Kill Cancer!

Modified Measles Vaccine Can Kill Cancer!

For so long, scientists have been working to kill cancer. They even mentioned that human body just needs better instructions to kill cancer instead of going anywhere or to anybody for treatment. However, after a successful study, scientists now believe that modified measles vaccine, which is actually a virus, can kill cancer.

By On May 22, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Find A Way To Turn Light Into Matter

Scientists Find A Way To Turn Light Into Matter

80 years ago, scientists theorized that it was possible to create matter from light by colliding photons with each other. Physicists at the Imperial College of London have now figured out a way to prove this.

By On May 21, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Discovered World’s Biggest Dinosaur In Argentina

Scientists Discovered World’s Biggest Dinosaur In Argentina

By excavating the earth, scientists often discover hundreds of thousands of years old secret things. And lately by excavating the ground, scientists have discovered the world’s biggest dinosaur in Argentina.

By On May 19, 2014 Respond
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Medical Researchers Must Use More Female Animals In Lab For Experiments

Medical Researchers Must Use More Female Animals In Lab For Experiments

Medical researchers typically tend to use male animals and tissues while experimenting in the labs. The US National Institute of Health (NIH) has now ordained that it will fund only such researchers who balance the count of male and female animals in their works.

By On May 17, 2014 Respond
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12,000-Year-Old Girl’s Skeleton May Explain The Origins Of Early Americans

12,000-Year-Old Girl’s Skeleton May Explain The Origins Of Early Americans

The question of where did the earliest Americans come from, hasn’t been answered to this day. Scientists believe that they may finally have the answer thanks to a 12,000 years old skeleton of a girl found in Mexico.

By On May 17, 2014 Respond
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Algorithm Reads Novels And Creates Music About Them

Algorithm Reads Novels And Creates Music About Them

Computer scientists have long used analytics to determine the ‘emotions’ express on Twitter. Now, the same technology has been used by two researchers to make an algorithm read novels and then compose music about them.

By On May 16, 2014 Respond
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Archaeologists Discovered Columbus’ Lost Ship

Archaeologists Discovered Columbus’ Lost Ship

When Christopher Columbus left Spain in 1492, he had three ships in his fleet. One of these was lost near Haiti and hasn’t been found since. Now, archaeologists have discovered the wreckage of ship near Haiti and all evidence so far suggests that it is the lost Columbus ship.

By On May 15, 2014 Respond
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