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Ancient Letter from Egyptian Soldier Deciphered
Posted on March 20, 2014 at 09:58:37 am
A newly deciphered 1,800-year-old letter from an Egyptian solider serving in a Roman legion in Europe to his family back home shows striking similarities to what some soldiers may be feeling here and now

Destructive Solar Blasts Narrowly Missed Earth in 2012
Posted on March 20, 2014 at 09:02:30 am
Fierce solar blasts that could have badly damaged electrical grids and disabled satellites in space narrowly missed Earth in 2012

Scientists Call New Dinosaur a 'Chicken From Hell'
Posted on March 20, 2014 at 01:27:54 am
A dinosaur nicknamed the "chicken from hell" was described by a team of paleontologists in a study released Wednesday, and researchers say it is even weirder then they first imagined

Cultural Hitchhiking In Dolphins Using Sponges
Posted on March 19, 2014 at 06:55:16 pm
A UNSW-led team of researchers studying bottlenose dolphins that use sponges as tools has shown that social behaviour can shape the genetic makeup of an animal population in the wild

Lost Sleep Leads to Lost Brain Cells
Posted on March 19, 2014 at 10:42:41 am
Missing out on sleep for consecutive nights may do more than make you pour a larger coffee—it may lead to irreversible damage of brain cells

Why Dark Chocolate Is Good for You
Posted on March 19, 2014 at 10:22:20 am
The health benefits of eating dark chocolate have been extolled for centuries, but the exact reason has remained a mystery -- until now

Why Diets Low In Nutrients Can Extend Lifespan
Posted on March 18, 2014 at 10:15:47 am
A new evolutionary theory in BioEssays claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans

Back to Life After 1,500 Years Frozen in Ice
Posted on March 18, 2014 at 10:08:07 am
Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and Reading University have demonstrated that, after over 1,500 years frozen in Antarctic ice, moss can come back to life and continue to grow

Scientists Announce A Big-Bang Breakthrough
Posted on March 17, 2014 at 04:00:30 pm
In a landmark achievement, scientists have detected ancient ripples created in the fabric of the universe just after the Big Bang, providing definitive evidence that that the universe underwent a massive fast growth spurt in its earliest infancy

Raw Natural Gas to Upgraded Liquid Alcohol Fuel
Posted on March 15, 2014 at 06:53:05 pm
America's current energy boom may take a new direction thanks to the discovery of a new way to turn raw natural gas into upgraded liquid alcohol fuel


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