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Seeds helped birds to survive extinction in dinosaur era

The current generation of birds is said to be the evolutionary successor of the birdlike dinosaurs, but the succession was nearly not to be. A new study has pointed that despite the mass extinction of dinosaurs, seeds have helped the birds to survive the extinction. Most birdlike dinosaur species lived during dinosaurs died off during the mass extinction event that occurred roughly 66 ...

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New Horizons isn’t only studying Pluto, fills gap in space environment observation

NASA scientists have been receiving some incredible information about Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft, but the Dwarf planet isn’t the only thing it’s studying. According to the recent press release by NASA, scientists recently noted that the spacecraft’s vantage point is ideal for studying Solar Wind, and it’s already studying it. NASA’s New Horizons is one of the farthest objects sent by ...

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New Nanowire based batteries can go a lifetime

Scientists of the University of California have come up with a nanowire based battery substance that will make charging batteries as easy as ever. In fact the scientists believe that this nanowire based charging system, might just allow you to never change your battery again. According to the reports, when any battery is charged using the nanowire tech, it automatically ...

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NASA discovers spider like formation on the dwarf planet, Pluto

NASA is all bewildered with Pluto, the ninth planet of the solar system until recently it was deemed the status of a dwarf one. Pluto the recently outcasted planet of the Solar System has kind of developed a reputation to string up surprises for the scientists on Earth. The planet is already well known for the intriguing geographical features, has ...

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Scientists create lab-grown skin that sweats and sprouts hair

Scientists in Japan have created artificial skin with the help of stem cell from mouse’s gums. This lab-grown skin with multiple layers can sprout hair and has sweat glands, which could be used for functional skin transplants for patients with skin diseases and severe burns. Bioengineers from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) and other organizations, implanted the artificial ...

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ESA’s Rosetta captures stunning image of Comet 67P

European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft has captured an image of Comet 67P, just in time when the comet was backlit by the sun. The stunning image was captured this week, when the spacecraft was moving further to explore Comet 67P’s  coma and tail. Officials at ESA said that the probe just a few hundred kilometers from the comet when it ...

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New Research Data About Real ‘Hobbits’ Comes Up

Scientists have come up with information related to a rare human fossil discovered 10 years ago in Indonesia. The species named as Homo floresiensis was also nicknamed as ‘Hobbits’ due to their short height. The Homo floresiensis stood at 106 cm or three and a half foot high. Earlier, the fossils were believed to be 18,000 years old but according to new research, ...

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Scientists Find 305 Million Year Old ‘Almost Spider’ Fossil

A team of paleontologists from England have just found a 305 million years old spider-like fossil which may help explain some missing links about the evolution of spiders. The spider-like fossil was discovered by a fossil hunter Daniel Scotty in the 1980s. It was well conserved for over 30 years  in Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France. The conserved fossil was ...

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