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Scientists revive a 30,000 year old Pleistocene-era plant

From the “What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” file: Two scientists from the Russian Academy of Sciences, Svetlana Yashina and David Gilichinsky, have revived a plant…

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A New Island Just Appeared In The Pacific Ocean: Here’s How

Volcanoes may be capable of epic destruction, but they can create, too. Scientists have spotted a whole new island in the Pacific Ocean, with explosive…

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‘Forever chemicals’ detected in all umbilical cord blood in 40 studies

Studies collectively examined nearly 30,000 samples over the past five years in ‘disturbing’ findings Toxic PFAS chemicals were detected in every umbilical cord blood sample…

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Epigenetic ‘Clocks’ Predict Animals’ True Biological Age

A statistical analysis of chemical tags on DNA may help unify disparate theories of aging. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/epigenetic-clocks-predict-animals-true-biological-age/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Long-lost moon could explain how Saturn got its rings

Saturn is famed for its beautiful rings, but these rings are something of a puzzle. Now, new research suggests they could have formed from a…

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Fire ant rafts form because of the Cheerios effect, study concludes

Enlarge / Georgia Tech scientists found that the so-called “Cheerios effect” is the mechanism by which fire ants cluster together to form rafts. (credit: Hungtang…

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Africa’s oldest dinosaur found in Zimbabwe

The skeleton of a long-necked Mbiresaurus raathi is believed to be more than 230 million years old. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-62751974?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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A Portuguese man found fossils leading to 82-foot dinosaur skeleton in his backyard

In 2017, a Portuguese man in the city of Pombal discovered fossil fragments in his backyard while working on a construction project. Since then, after…

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Webb Telescope Just Detected Carbon Dioxide in a Distant World

Webb Space Telescope has detected “unequivocal” evidence of carbon dioxide in a distant exoplanet’s atmosphere, according to a European Space Agency release. According to the…

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Drought reveals new dinosaur tracks in Texas

A drought that has turned vast swaths of the American West into a tinderbox has uncovered another discovery in Texas — dinosaur tracks. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/drought-reveals-new-dinosaur-tracks-texas-rcna44533…

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Florida Man invents novel electric motor that uses zero rare-earth materials

17 years old, and Robert Sansone pops onto the scene with a 3D designed and printed novel electric motor he invented a few years ago…

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Scientists find a new, more simple way to destroy harmful ‘forever chemicals’

Scientists found a new way to degrade PFAS, a class of “forever chemicals” that is nearly impossible to destroy. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/new-way-destroy-pfas-forever-chemicals-rcna43528 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Betelgeuse is bouncing back after blowing its top in 2019

Enlarge / Artist’s conception in 2021 provided a close-up of Betelgeuse’s irregular surface and its giant, dynamic gas bubbles, with distant stars dotting the background….

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A Deadly Tropical Bacteria Has Been Found in Continental U.S. Soil for the First Time

A bacteria endemic to tropical areas that causes life-threatening infection has just been detected within the soil and waters of the continental U.S. for the…

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Dogs can ‘see’ with their noses, study suggests

Dogs are renowned for their ability to identify and track objects by scent. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/weird-science/dogs-can-see-noses-study-suggests-rcna39333 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Nasa’s James Webb telescope reveals millions of galaxies

Nasa’s new super telescope reveals 10 times more galaxies like our own Milky Way in the early Universe. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-62259492?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Researchers seem to stumble across an electrolyte for a sodium battery

Enlarge / Sodium metal will react with something in just about any environment it encounters on Earth. Here, a fresh cut shows how extensive its…

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What is this bizarre and nightmarish mystery creature photographed on an Egyptian beach?

Andrea Jud was wandering on a beach at Gabr el-Bint, Egypt when she spotted this nightmarish creature around 40 feet from the water. She posted…

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Wolves survived the ice age as a single, global population

Enlarge / An Eastern Gray Wolf is a mix of Siberian ancestry and coyote DNA. (credit: Michael Cummings) Man’s best friend was the first of…

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Inca-era tomb unearthed beneath home in Peru’s capital

500-year old structure, found in working-class area of Lima, thought to contain remains of society elites Scientists have unearthed an Inca-era tomb under a home…

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Marble head of Hercules pulled up from Roman shipwreck site in Greece

Rich archaeological area 50 meters under sea off Antikythera gives up yet more treasures after boulders removed For archaeologists, it’s the underwater find that keeps…

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‘Fluffy’ crab that wears a sponge as a hat discovered in Western Australia

Family found a Lamarckdromia beagle specimen washed up on the beach in Denmark in southern WA Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest…

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