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Researchers Discovered 8000-year-old Neolithic Moon-Shaped Calendar In Serbia

Researchers Discovered 8000-year-old Neolithic Moon-Shaped Calendar In Serbia

In ancient times, there was neither any watch nor any calender. At then, people used to determine time (date was merely a factor at that time) by calculating the position of Sun and Moon. But at present, we have watch and calender to know the time and date, respectively. However, lately archaeologists have found a calendar in Smederevska Palanka, Serbia, which shapes like a banana.

By On November 25, 2013 Respond
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Microscope Images Show Topography Of Tears

Microscope Images Show Topography Of Tears

There are many reasons that can bring tears in our eyes: happiness, sadness, cutting onions. Most often at the end, either we wipe out those tears or they dry up. However, have you ever thought what tears may look like when seen from so closely? Well, see the topography of tears via the microscope images.

By On November 24, 2013 Respond
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Archaeologists Discovered 100-million-year Old Dinosaur In North America

Archaeologists Discovered 100-million-year Old Dinosaur In North America

Now a days with the help of advanced machines, archaeologists often find fossils of many animals while excavating, which once upon a time used to live in this world. However, archaeologists have discovered 100 million years old fossils of a dinosaur in North America.

By On November 24, 2013 Respond
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Researchers Use Folk Music To Track Human Migration Patterns In History

Researchers Use Folk Music To Track Human Migration Patterns In History

Language is a very significant tool for researchers when trying to see how people in different parts of today’s world are linked to each other. Similarly, folk music can play a critical role in helping us understand the trends of human migration in the past. Researchers at Canada’s McMaster University have now undertaken a study of folk music to find out more.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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5,000 Year Old Underground Salt Mine In Turkey

5,000 Year Old Underground Salt Mine In Turkey

There is a 5,000-year-old salt mine below 1,300 which is still in use today and produces 500 tonnes of salt daily which is utilized in cooking. Are you sure the salt you are using in cooking is manufactured lately, or it is 5,000-year-old?

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Google Maps Reveal Region-Wise And Global Deforestation Rates

Google Maps Reveal Region-Wise And Global Deforestation Rates

Forests are a critically important part of our planet. They are not only the habitat of countless species, they also help in preserving the natural balance of our atmosphere. But over the past few years, deforestation has escalated at a nightmarish pace. Google Maps now provide detailed breakdown of such deforestation around the globe.

By On November 19, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Determine The Most Irreplaceable Places On Our Planet

Scientists Determine The Most Irreplaceable Places On Our Planet

A number of animal species today stand threatened and near extinction. Some of them get the limelight they need for proper steps and rescue but many others go ignored. Scientists have now identified the most irreplacable places on Earth, depending upon their significance with regard to the preservation of different species.

By On November 19, 2013 Respond
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Zebrafish Share 70% Of The Same Genes As Humans, Could Smell Rotting Flesh

Zebrafish Share 70% Of The Same Genes As Humans, Could Smell Rotting Flesh

Zebrafish are tiny, striped fishes which are remarkably interesting for the scientists. That is because these little fish share nearly 70% of the same genes as us humans, making them a worthy subject for scientific study. It has now been discovered that just like humans, zebrafish have receptors for the smell of rotting flesh.

By On November 17, 2013 Respond
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DNA Suggests Dogs Were First Domesticated In Europe

DNA Suggests Dogs Were First Domesticated In Europe

Among all the domestic animals, dogs are said to be the most loyal animal to people. Since the time of Charles Darwin, scientists have argued over the origin of domesticated dogs. In simple word, the question was raised how, when and where dogs were first transformed (domesticated) into man’s best friend? Scientists have found their answer as DNS suggests, it is the Europeans who first domesticated dogs.

By On November 15, 2013 Respond
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Surgeons Will Use 3D Printing To Reconstruct A Man’s Severely Injured Face

Surgeons Will Use 3D Printing To Reconstruct A Man’s Severely Injured Face

3D printing has become increasingly popular over the past few years, finding many new applications. It now seems that it can prove to be immensely useful for certain forms of surgeries. British surgeons are now gearing up to reconstruct a man’s severely damaged face with the help of a surgery that involves 3D printing.

By On November 15, 2013 Respond
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Stephen Hawking Says Physics Became Less Interesting After ‘God Particle’ Discovery

Stephen Hawking Says Physics Became Less Interesting After ‘God Particle’ Discovery

Discovery of the Higgs boson (also known as God particle) completes our picture of the known elementary particles of the universe. It demonstrates the power of theoretical physics to explain nature. But professor Stephen Hawking has said that physics would be ‘more interesting’ if Higgs boson hadn’t been found.

By On November 14, 2013 Respond
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[Video] Researchers Excavate Unbelievable Giant Ant Colony Built Underground

[Video] Researchers Excavate Unbelievable Giant Ant Colony Built Underground

Compared to other animals, ants are more industrious and intelligent. Usually they live underground. Although we see a very tiny hole through which they enter or exit underground, the very interesting thing is none can even imagine in dreams that what they can build underground.

By On November 13, 2013 Respond
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A Psychological Study Reveals Heavy Metal Fans Suffer From Low-Esteem

A Psychological Study Reveals Heavy Metal Fans Suffer From Low-Esteem

Music trends of a person can reveal what his personality is like. A psychologist at Westminster University, Viren Swami, recently decided to find out the unifying traits of metal fans. The conclusion he drew cites that heavy metal helps listeners boost their self-esteem and is often preferred by those who defy authority.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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[Video] Researchers Discovered New Species Of Hammerhead Shark

[Video] Researchers Discovered New Species Of Hammerhead Shark

The main difference of hammerhead shark with other sharks is its head structure which is flattened and laterally extended into a “hammer” shape. However, some researchers have discovered a new hammerhead shark called Carolina hammerhead.

By On November 10, 2013 Respond
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Researchers Found 2 Bugs Having Sex For 165 Million Years!

Researchers Found 2 Bugs Having Sex For 165 Million Years!

Sex is a natural biological demand of every animal. Lately researchers from Capital Normal University in China have found 2 bugs who have been having sex for 165 million years.

By On November 9, 2013 Respond
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