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Dolphins Talk like Humans

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A new study has revealed that dolphins use tissue vibrations to talk to each other, a process very similar to the way humans communicate. Scientists found that whistle like sounds of dolphins are produced by tissue vibrations analogous to the operation of vocal folds by humans and some other land-based animals, MSNBC reported. “When we or animals are whistling, the tune is defined by the resonance... 

RT: Whites become minority in America

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Eight of the largest metropolitan regions in America have seen a decline in the percentage of white inhabitants over the last decade, signaling a majority of minorities in some of the USA’s biggest hubs, including New York and DC. New census data analyzed by the Washington Post reveal that non-Hispanic whites are now a minority in 22 of the 100 biggest urban areas in America. While metropolises... 

Scientists use coral for sunscreen pill

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King's College London scientists are trying to use coral's natural defense against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays to make a sunscreen pill. King’s College London scientists are trying to use coral’s natural defense against the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays to make a sunscreen pill. The team, who studied samples of the endangered Acropora coral in Australia’s... 

Study shows genetic link to intelligence

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Research Reveals Genetic Link to Human Intelligence A recent study mainly conducted in the University of Manchester has revealed the first direct biological evidence for a genetic contribution to people’s thinking skills. University of Manchester scientists in collaboration with colleagues in Edinburgh and Australia, by testing people’s DNA for genetic variations, found out the existence... 

Mythical bird truly lived in ancient era

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University of Portsmouth scientists have suggested that an enormous bird, called Samrukia Nessovi after the mythical Kazakh Phoenix, actually existed at the time of the dinosaurs. The ostrich-like prehistoric creature which lived alongside dinosaurs around 83 million years ago, could have stood about 10 feet tall according to recent research publish in Discovery News reports. Researchers suggest in... 

Massive fungus found in China

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The fungus was found growing on the underside of a large tree. Scientists have discovered the largest fruiting body of any fungus documented so far, on the underside of a tree in China’s Hainan Province. The new giant fungus is believed to be at least 20 years old with a fruiting body equivalent to the mushrooms produced by other fungi species, the BBC reported. The body which is up to 10m long,... 

Half of European men share King Tut's DNA

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Nearly half of all Western European men are related to the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, British media report, citing a team of geneticists in Switzerland. Scientists at a Zurich-based DNA genealogy center, reconstructed the DNA profile of the boy Pharaoh, who ascended the throne at the age of nine more than 3,000 years ago. The results showed that King Tut belonged to a genetic profile group to... 

Asian-born Australians may soon become majority

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Asian-born Australians may soon outnumber whites, says government study. The number of Asians in Australia has almost doubled in a decade, from 1.03 million in mid-2000 to 2.1 million in the middle of last year, according to government statistics. Pramod Kumar is part of a wave of immigration that has changed the face of Australia over the past decade. Mr. Kumar is from Hyderabad in India’s northwest.... 

Terrestrial bacteria can live on Mars

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Can there be life on Mars, at least in the form of micro-organisms? Scientists have not been able to answer this question clearly. What if they could do the opposite – simulate “Martian” conditions for terrestrial bacteria in a laboratory and see if they survive? Such an experiment was designed by a group of researchers from the University of Padua (Italy). Once, Soviet astronomer... 

A Molecule That Turns on the Immortality Gene!

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T.A. SCIENCES INC. TA-65. A pioneering study published in the Rejuvenation Research Journal today shows that TA-65, a natural Telomerase Activator made and marketed by Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc. ("T.A. Sciences"), reduces the percentage of short telomeres in immune cells and restores and remodels the aging human immune system to be more like that of a younger individual. When expressed... 

NASA scientist finds evidence of Alien life

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Giant bacterium Titanospirillum velox. Image 1.e Courtesy: Dr. Riccardo Guerrero. Aliens exist and we have proof. That astonishingly awesome claim comes from Dr. Richard B. Hoover, an astrobiologist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, who says he has found conclusive evidence of alien life, fossils of bacteria found in an extremely rare class of meteorite called CI1 carbonaceous chondrites. There... 

Scientists trying to clone, resurrect extinct mammoth

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A woolly mammoth skeleton is seen on display at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas in September 2009. Instead of Jurassic Park, try Pleistocene Park. A team of scientists from Japan, Russia and the United States hopes to clone a mammoth, a symbol of Earth’s ice age that ended 12,000 years ago, according to a report in Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun. The researchers say they hope to produce... 

Origin of life studies cancel each other

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In 2009, Brown University biology professor Ken Miller wrote in the journal New Scientist that “the most profound unsolved problem in biology is the origin of life itself.” Actually, it is not a problem in “biology,” but a problem for evolution’s anti-supernatural bias. And the problem is not only still unsolved from an evolutionary standpoint, it shows all the signs... 

NASA Finds New Life

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The new life forms up close, at five micrometers. NASA has discovered a new life form, a bacteria called GFAJ-1 that is unlike anything currently living in planet Earth. It’s capable of using arsenic to build its DNA, RNA, proteins, and cell membranes. This changes everything. Updated. NASA is saying that this is “life as we do not know it”. The reason is that all life on Earth is... 

Working together: Is it really in your genes?

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Researchers at Edinburgh University’s department of psychology report that there is a biological mechanism underpinning the loyalty that a person feels to their social group. The study investigated whether people are hard-wired to show bias to people of their own religion, ethnicity and race, or whether loyalties depend more on context. This work adds to an extensive body of previous research... 
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