Saturday, September 25, 2021

SCIENCE

‘Dragon Man’: Scientists discover massive skull from new ancient human species that lived 150,000...

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Our understanding of human evolution could be 'reshaped' by the identification of a new ancient human that may replace Neanderthals as our closest relative.

A Newly Discovered Species of Tree Hyrax Apparently Barks in the Night

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Researchers discovered a new species of tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax interfluvialis, by noting how its barking call differed from the shrieking calls of a neighboring hyrax species in West and Central Africa.

Baffled scientists don’t know why hundreds of birds are getting sick and dying across...

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Wildlife experts in at least six states are investigating the cause of the bird deaths.

‘Sports Car’ That Drives on Water Just Like a Jet Ski

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Beachgoers enjoying the northern coast of Egypt really got a show, as a high-tech car cruised across the water.

Scientists find parts of Australia have unusually high rates of motor neuron disease that...

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Some researchers in Australia believe that harmful blooms of blue-green algae that are on the rise again are linked to increasingly high rates of motor neuron disease, a condition which causes paralysis and early death.

Taller than a giraffe! About 25 million years ago, possibly the largest land mammal...

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One of the largest land animals ever, the newfound species roamed between what is now the Tibetan Plateau and Pakistan more than 25 million years ago.

The coelacanth ‘living fossil’ fish lives 100 years, pregnant for 5

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These slow-moving, people-sized fish of the deep, nicknamed a “living fossil,” are the opposite of the live fast, die young mantra. These nocturnal fish grow at an achingly slow pace.

A new population of pygmy blue whales has been discovered using nuclear bomb detectors

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Researchers discovered the pygmy whales by accident when analyzing acoustic data collected by an underwater nuclear bomb detection array.

Hitting Bottom: How Deep Is The Ocean In Reality? It’s Way Deeper Than You...

Just how deep does the ocean go? Way further than you think. This animation puts the actual distance into perspective, showing a vast distance between the waves we see and the mysterious point we call Challenger Deep.

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A 26-year-old Stanford grad student created a simple test to predict which pregnancies are...

Mira Moufarrej invented a blood test to predict preterm delivery up to two months before birth.

Nine-year-old boy’s shocking wound which required at least TWENTY stitches after shark mauled him...

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A nine-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after being attacked by a shark in waist-deep water off of Miami Beach, leaving him in need of more than 20 stitches to close a gaping wound on his shoulder.

The U.S.’s first open-air genetically modified mosquitoes have taken flight

After long debate, Oxitec pits a GM mosquito against a Florida invasive species spreading Zika and dengue

Hospital staff missed Kentucky mom’s cancer — then altered records to cover their mistake

Kim Johnson was nervous as she sat down at her dining room table in January 2015, clutching an unopened letter from the radiology department at Fleming County Hospital in Flemingsburg, Kentucky. Johnson says her eyes fixated on four words in the first sentence: “no evidence of cancer.” Only, as medical experts who reviewed her records later told her, there’d been a terrible mistake.

Child calls 911 after four, including parents, killed in apparent murder-suicide, NYPD says

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A 9-year-old girl called 911 after her father shot and killed three people, including her mother, in an apparent murder-suicide in Brooklyn on Monday evening, police said.

Maryland woman, 22, dies from asphyxiation after becoming stuck in her Florida hotel room...

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A young Maryland woman died after getting stuck in the window of her Florida hotel room after she locked herself out.

Palestinians go on strike as Israel-Hamas fighting rages

Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective protest Tuesday as Israeli missiles toppled a building in Gaza and militants in the Hamas-ruled territory fired dozens of rockets that killed two people.

A Frog, a Banjo, and an Indelible Message: The Beautiful Way Jim Henson Recorded...

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This year marks the 42nd-anniversary of The Muppets first big screen adventure, The Muppet Movie. Probably the single most popular part of the classic film, or possibly anything the Muppets have ever done, is its opening, when Kermit the Frog sings "Rainbow Connection" a song that would become an iconic part of Muppet history.

Dyslexic student who couldn’t read until aged 13 achieves first-class honours degree

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A student who could not read until he was 13 has just earned a first-class honours university degree and is planning a career in academia and politics.

Indiana high school sweethearts are killed in car crash on their way to prom:...

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2 Indiana students were on their way to prom when they were killed in a car crash

Police make arrest after 1,000 pounds of fish were found dumped in Phoenix

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Police have arrested a suspect in connection to the 1,000 pounds of fish that were found dumped along a Phoenix road on Tuesday.

3-year-old New Jersey boy dies after falling 10-feet from his home’s third-story window, being...

A three-year old boy died after falling 10 feet from a rear window in his home in and then getting mauled by his family's two dogs in their backyard.

Sophia is a robot of many talents — she speaks, jokes, sings and even...

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Sophia is a robot of many talents — she speaks, jokes, sings and even makes art. In March, she caused a stir in the art world when a digital work she created as part of a collaboration was sold at an auction for $688,888 in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT).

No shirts, pants or undies needed on bike ride, just a mask

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Organizers of the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride say this year’s event will take place Aug. 28 and will require masks, based on the city’s earlier coronavirus restrictions.
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