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Derelict buildings built on permafrost in Norilsk, Russia, one of the cities studied. Nordroden/Shutterstock

Siberian Permafrost Cities In Danger Of Collapse In The Next 35 Years

  It is widely accepted that climate change is really happening and also quite dangerous to our life. In some parts of the world, it is becoming unprecedentedly warming and one of such places is the permafrost in Siberia. According to the latest research jointly undertaken by Russia and the [...]

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The Arecibo Telescope, which detected several of the FRBs from the source knowns as FRB 121102.  Dennis van de Water/Shutterstock

More Fast Radio Bursts Have Been Detected From Auriga

If you have interests in capturing a weird fast radio burst, namely FRB, it seems that the best option you should choose is the constellation of Auriga (the charioteer), because 17 FRBs have been detected there from the same source. As they were all released by a single source, it is [...]

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Hubble Snaps Incredible Views Of A Cosmic Microwave Laser

    While we were having delicious food and discussing with friends, Hubble made some of the best possible observations of galaxy IRAS 16399-0937.   Being 370 million light-years far away from the Milky Way, this object is a maser, kind of natural laser, in which the light emission can be [...]

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Dinosaur eggs took a long time to develop, far longer than birds. Jaroslav Moravcik/Shutterstock

Dinosaur Eggs Developed Slowly Like Reptiles, Not Like Birds

It is suggested by the latest evidence that it would take dinosaurs three to six months to develop in the egg, just like modern reptiles rather than birds. The researchers estimate that slow developers were put at the disadvantageous position  when the environment was greatly changed at the end of the Cretaceous [...]

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Brian Cox Explains Why We Haven’t Seen Aliens Yet – And It Isn’t Pretty

There is one of the most curious questions in the field of astronomy that has been existing for a quite long time. It says that if we think there is the high probability of extraterrestrial life living in the endlessly magnificent universe, why up to now, we have got any [...]

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A Star Is On A Collision Course With The Edge Of Our Solar System

According to the latest research released in Astronomy & Astrophysics, In 1.35 million years, a star will come even closer to our Solar System than it was previously estimated.it could potentially send a swarm of comets our way. This star has been named as Gliese 710 and it is nearly half [...]

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Here’s How Much Your Life Expectancy Goes Up If You’re Rich

Although a lot of progress have been made in affordable health care, medical technology, and education, a latest research shows that there does exist a growing disparity in terms of the life expectancy between high-income and low-income people living in the United States. The study done by Brookings Institution demonstrates that poorer people [...]

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A baby boy has been born using genetic material from three people. DmZ/Shutterstock

The World’s First Three-Parent Baby Has Been Born

Recently John Zhang, a pioneering scientist, has made breakthrough in assisting a Jordanian couple to have a baby with help of the genetic input from a third party. The baby boy was born in Mexico on April 6 this year. In this country, there is no laws banning such procedure [...]

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Genetics at its cutest. Soloviova Liudmyla/Shutterstock

Puppies Might Be Genetically Programmed to Love Humans

Although we have many shortcomings, it is nice to find out that someone really likes us, but they have no choice but naturally doing so. It is confirmed by the recently published study in the journal Scientific Reports that dogs’ love towards humans could be written into their genes.   Being [...]

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Did Neanderthals have the cognitive capacity to honor and mourn their dead? iurii/Shuttertock

Neanderthals May Have Held Fiery Funerals For Their Dead

There are some evidence showing that Neanderthals were practicing kind of ceremonial operation when they buried their beloved dead. Such evidence based on some outlandish cave funerals have been released not long ago. It was reported by archaeologist Enrique Baquedano and his team at meeting of the European Society for the [...]

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