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Playing Classical Music To Your Child Can Improve Their Listening Skills Later On In Life
Posted on January 09, 2014 at 11:57:42 am
Playing classical music such as Beethoven and Mozart to young children boosts their concentration and self-discipline, a new study suggests

New Fossils Shed Light On the Origins of Lions, Tigers, and Bears
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 10:30:13 pm
New fossils from Belgium have shed light on the origin of some of the most well-known, and well-loved, modern mammals. Cats and dogs, as well as other carnivorous mammals like bears, seals, and weasels

Discovery of Ancient Egyptian Tomb of Khonsuemheb
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 09:56:54 pm
A Japanese mission from Waseda University's Institute of Egyptology, under the direction of Prof. Jiro Kondo, discovered a new private tomb in the el-Khokha area of the Theban necropolis, across the Nile from Luxor

Infants Show Ability to Tell Friends from Foes
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 09:52:32 pm
Even before babies have language skills or much information about social structures, they can infer whether other people are likely to be friends by observing their likes and dislikes, a new study on infant cognition has found

First Dinosaurs Identified from Saudi Arabia
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 09:48:15 pm
Dinosaur fossils are exceptionally rare in the Arabian Peninsula. Now a team of scientists have uncovered the first record of dinosaurs from Saudi Arabia.

Early Sharks Reared Young in Prehistoric Nursery
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 09:37:51 pm
Like salmon in reverse, long-snouted Bandringa sharks migrated downstream from freshwater swamps to a tropical coastline to spawn 310 million years ago, leaving behind fossil evidence of one of the earliest known shark nurseries

Newfound Celestial Object Defies Categories
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 09:30:55 pm
An object discovered by astrophysicists at the University of Toronto (U of T) nearly 500 light years away from the Sun may challenge traditional understandings about how planets and stars form

Super-Earths Likely to Have Oceans, Continents
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 09:26:21 pm
Massive terrestrial planets, called "super-Earths," are known to be common in our galaxy, the Milky Way. Now reports show the odds of these planets having an Earth-like climate are much greater than previously thought.

Organic Mega Flow Battery: Energy Breakthrough
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 07:33:24 pm
A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type of battery that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is stored on the grid

Colors of Ancient Sea Monsters Revealed
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 07:27:57 pm
During the Age of the dinosaurs, huge reptiles, such as mosasaurs and ichthyosaurs, ruled the seas. Previously, scientists could only guess what colours these spectacular animals had


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