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Eight Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Have Died During Move To National Park

November 26, 2018 at 5:50 pm

Stuart G Porter/Shutterstock When 14 black rhinos were moved from Nairobi to a national park in southern Kenya, something went terribly wrong, as a result, eight animals...

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    Our Ancient Diet Played A Part In Why Our Hands Look The Way They Do

    W. Scott McGill/Shutterstock It is the shape and dexterity of our hands that make it possible for us to write,...

    October 8, 2018 at 3:31 pm
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    Scientists May Have Discovered A Sixth Taste

    Evan Lorne/Shutterstock It is commonly accepted that we humans can identify five tastes namely, sweet, sour, salty,...

    August 27, 2018 at 2:35 pm

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Image shows an inferior orbital (blowout) fracture on the left side of the face in an unrelated case. Wikimedia Commons

This Woman Blew Her Nose So Hard She Fractured A Bone In Her Eye Socket

May 11, 2019 at 11:05 pm

An X-ray of the woman’s face. BMJ Case Reports 2018 Do you believe whether it is true or not? It really happened some time ago! The story started with a woman aged...

Mind & Brain »

Men tend to find it more difficult to decipher sarcasm than women. Syda Productions/Shutterstock

How To Scientifically Tell When Someone Is Lying

January 1, 2018 at 9:43 am

Men tend to find it more difficult to decipher sarcasm than women. Syda Productions/Shutterstock Often in conversation, people would make joke with sarcasm and intend to go...

Science & Relationship »

What Can Drunk Prairie Voles Tell Us about Booze and Relationships?

What Can Drunk Prairie Voles Tell Us about Booze and Relationships?

May 7, 2014 at 10:00 am

Rodents can tell people how alcohol influences men and women. Prairie voles. Image credit: Emory University / YouTube. It is the common experience that on one hand, alcohol...

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Ireland will become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, including peat (pictured). John and Penny/Shutterstock

Ireland Is About To Become The First Country In The World To Divest From Fossil Fuels

September 24, 2018 at 3:29 pm

Ireland will become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, including peat (pictured). John and Penny/Shutterstock A bill has been passed by the Republic...

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Your personal information could be out there for everyone to see, from annoying advertising services to criminals. rvlsoft/Shutterstock

Tool Shows All Of Your Facebook Information That’s Publicly Available

July 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

Your personal information could be out there for everyone to see, from annoying advertising services to criminals. rvlsoft/Shutterstock If you’ve spent the past week watching...

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An icon of America's natural wonder: A giant Sequoia in the Sequoia National Park and Forest in California, USA. welcomia/Shutterstock

A Football Field’s Worth Of Natural Land Is Lost Every 30 Seconds In The US

As far as the loss of natural land is concerned, this isn’t just a disaster for the Amazon or the rain forests of Southeast Asia. The United States is facing the same problem, because its forests, grasslands, wetlands, and deserts are disappearing at a very frightening pace.  In the United States, at the period […]

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Astronomers Have Found The Farthest Cloaked Super-massive Black Hole Yet

Super-massive black holes are  located at the core of most galaxies. Some are known as quasars, who are emitting powerful jets in an active way, while others are quiet and idle. Then there are some active ones that get shrouded by huge clouds of gas, that is a possible sign, showing […]

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Tool Shows All Of Your Facebook Information That’s Publicly Available

If you’ve spent the past week watching the popular TV show Black Mirror, you might feel somehow excited about technology. Except for your existential anxiety about cyberspace, you would be much concerned about your privacy on the Internet. Fortunately, the company called Supremo has invented a simple tool , with […]

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Image shows an inferior orbital (blowout) fracture on the left side of the face in an unrelated case. Wikimedia Commons

This Woman Blew Her Nose So Hard She Fractured A Bone In Her Eye Socket

Do you believe whether it is true or not? It really happened some time ago! The story started with a woman aged thirty-six. One day she was hurrying into a hospital with a broken eye socket and blurred vision. What had happened to her ? The woman hadn’t done anything extraordinary rather than blowing her nose, […]

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More Evidence Suggests Gut Bacteria Could Relieve Autism Symptoms

It has been approved by recent scientific research discovery that the gut microbiome – the community of microorganisms living  peacefully in the human digestive tract – can affect people’s behavior to a surprisingly profound degree. At present, the researchers from the Ohio State University have found new evidence showing that certain autism symptoms might […]

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Living around green (or temporarily yellow) space helps slow cognitive decline among the elderly. Jenny Sturm/Shutterstock

Living Near Greenery Keeps Elderly People’s Minds Young

When you are getting older, you must be worried about dementia or a gradual loss of intellectual capacity. To face such an issue, you would get a lot of suggestions, such as caring about your diet or improved greater intellectual activity, which might be helpful in some way. However, you […]

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Eight Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Have Died During Move To National Park

When 14 black rhinos were moved from Nairobi to a national park in southern Kenya, something went terribly wrong, as a result, eight animals had been dead. Therefore, this project aiming to introduce the rhinos to the newly created Tsavo East National Park has now been temporally suspended and the remaining six […]

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Gene-edited cancer cells (green) attack tumor cells (red).  CSTI/Khalid Shah lab

Scientists Use Gene Editing To Trick Cancer Cells Into Killing Each Other

The battle against cancer is carried out on many fronts, such as surgery, drugs, preventative vaccinations, support for healthier lifestyles, and palliative care, They are important in the fight  against this terrible disease. In addition to all these measures, genetic alteration is another application available to take, and as a […]

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Our Ancient Diet Played A Part In Why Our Hands Look The Way They Do

It is the shape and dexterity of our hands that make it possible for us to write, paint, gesticulate and even take part in a fist fight. The common sense is that the nimble human hand evolved as our ancient ancestors started with using tools. However that might not be the […]

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Ireland will become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, including peat (pictured). John and Penny/Shutterstock

Ireland Is About To Become The First Country In The World To Divest From Fossil Fuels

A bill has been passed by the Republic of Ireland, making the country as the first in the world who would divest from any investments held in fossil fuel companies. The bill has won the cross-party support recently and would be  expected to be submitted to the upper house of parliament […]

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