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Scientists Unearthed 55-million-year-old Fossil In Belgium, Could Be Ancestor of Both Cats And Dogs

Scientists Unearthed 55-million-year-old Fossil In Belgium, Could Be Ancestor of Both Cats And Dogs

We know that fossils can reveal many things, including the evolution of an species. And now we have come to know that some scientists have unearthed 55-million-year-old fossils of an earliest carnivore. They think this animal might have fed on smaller mammals and insects.

By On January 8, 2014 Respond
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[Video] Scientists Created Artificial Worm Using Computer Code, Behaves Like Natural Worm

[Video] Scientists Created Artificial Worm Using Computer Code, Behaves Like Natural Worm

The OpenWorm decided to create an artificial worm that will wriggle and behave like real worms. And guess what? Using computer code and creating basic elements of a worm artificially, scientists have successfully created an artificial worm that writhes and behaves like real worm.

By On January 7, 2014 Respond
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[Video] Scientists Levitate Objects Using Ultrasound Waves

[Video] Scientists Levitate Objects Using Ultrasound Waves

Acoustic levitation is a method for suspending matter in a medium by using acoustic radiation pressure from intense sound waves in the medium. Lately, using ultrasound waves, a group of Japanese scientists has successfully levitated and moved objects in a three-dimensional space.

By On January 6, 2014 Respond
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Physicists Searching For Time Travelers On Twitter, Result Zero Till Now

Physicists Searching For Time Travelers On Twitter, Result Zero Till Now

Earlier many events were held to gather time travelers, but nobody attended those. But the search for time travelers is still on. What we’ve come to know that two Michigan Tech physicists are now searching for time travelers on Twitter.

By On January 6, 2014 Respond
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Study Finds Dinosaurs Skins Were Mostly Scaly Like Reptiles

Study Finds Dinosaurs Skins Were Mostly Scaly Like Reptiles

Dinosaurs perished long ago but the interest for the animal still remain exist among scientists. In continuation to that interest, lately two scientists have revealed that dinosaurs’ skins were mostly scaly like reptiles.

By On January 5, 2014 Respond
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Vaccine Of HIV Possibly Made, Test Starts In 2014

Vaccine Of HIV Possibly Made, Test Starts In 2014

Due to tremendous advancement of medical science, many incurable diseases now have turned out into curable except HIV. But now it’s been reported that Tampere-based FIT Biotech company possibly has made a vaccine of HIV.

By On January 2, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Use Jellyfish DNA To Create Pigs Which Glow In The Dark

Scientists Use Jellyfish DNA To Create Pigs Which Glow In The Dark

Flying pigs may be an impossible and oft-used phrase but you can rest assured that ‘glowing pigs’ have entered the realm of reality. Scientists at South China Agricultural University announced the breakthrough last week.

By On January 2, 2014 Respond
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4.3 Billion Years Old Diamonds Turns Out To Be Polishing Grit

4.3 Billion Years Old Diamonds Turns Out To Be Polishing Grit

Back in 2007, scientists find zircons in Jack Hill, Australia which contained tiny stones in their cracks. While initially these stones were hailed as billions of years old diamonds, fresh research shows that they are simply stones from a polishing grit.

By On January 1, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Discovered Reading Novel Improves Brain Function

Researchers Discovered Reading Novel Improves Brain Function

Many people have claimed that reading a special book has transformed their life. And lately, some researchers from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, have discovered that reading a novel with enjoy can make a real, measurable change in the brain too and it can even change one’s life.

By On December 31, 2013 Respond
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People With Excellent Memory Are Also Vulnerable To False Memories

People With Excellent Memory Are Also Vulnerable To False Memories

A new study reveals that even such people who have extraordinary autobiographical memory, can fall victims to false memories. This adds to the possible assertion that no one is safe from making mistakes when recalling details or incidents from the past.

By On December 31, 2013 Respond
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New York Botanical Garden Working On A Massive Biodiversity Digitizing Project

New York Botanical Garden Working On A Massive Biodiversity Digitizing Project

New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) opened up back in 1900 and is among the largest herbariums in the world today. The facility has been working on an immense project, aiming to digitize its millions of specimens.

By On December 27, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Grow Liquid Crystal Flowers That Can Be Used As Lenses

Scientists Grow Liquid Crystal Flowers That Can Be Used As Lenses

Have you ever thought that liquid crystal flowers could be used as lenses? Lately, a group of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has grown liquid crystal flowers, making it possible to create lenses.

By On December 25, 2013 Respond
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Bacteria Causing Whooping Cough Has Evolved Over The Years

Bacteria Causing Whooping Cough Has Evolved Over The Years

Typically, when we start using a vaccine for any given diseases at a large scale, and on regular intervals, the bacteria or virus causing that diseases evolves to counter this. Same is happening now with the bacteria which causes whooping cough.

By On December 24, 2013 Respond
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First Human Patient Implanted With Carmat’s Artificial Heart

First Human Patient Implanted With Carmat’s Artificial Heart

Carmat’s artifical heart has been around for a while, having won legal health approval in a number of countries. Now, the first bioprosthetic heart from the company has been implanted in a human patient for the first time ever.

By On December 22, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Successfully Reverse Aging In Animals!

Scientists Successfully Reverse Aging In Animals!

The search for a way of reversing the effects of aging has been the holy grail of medical science. Scientists in US have now made a huge victory to that end, successfully reversing the effects of muscular aging in mice.

By On December 21, 2013 Respond
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