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Month: November 2014

Archeologists Surprised by Underwater Ruins Near The Greek Island of Delos

Recent discoveries off the coast of the Greek island named Delos have shined new light on an ancient underwater collection of ruins. It was originally believed that these ruins were of not much significance, possibly only being the remains of a long abandoned port or harbor facility. Archaeologists have recently found numerous relics submerged beneath

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New Blood Test Can Detect Cancer in Earliest Stages

A blood test that might lead to detecting cancer in its earliest stages could be the new hope for cancer patients. Researchers have often said that it would be incredibly easier to tackle diseases if they are detected early enough, while the chances of helping the patient might even decrease as time passes by with

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Ultimate ‘Hangover’ Cure Created By Scientists

A cooperative effort of scientist from two different countries have created a compound that may be the ‘ultimate’ cure for an alcohol induced ‘hangover’. This new drug created by scientists may not only be the best way to treat the permanent negative side effects that are correlated with drinking binge, but may also open up

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“Star-Trek” Earth Electron Shield Protecting Us

Scientists have found new data on how our planet is protected from the hazards of outer space. They discovered a new element shielding the Earth from “killer electrons”, and described it as a “Star-Trek-like shield”. This is represented by a sharp boundary in the Van Allen radiation belts, keeping the electrons away. We live in a

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How Vultures Eat Decaying Creatures Without Dying?

Vultures can feed on decaying materials because they have been endowed with specific adaptations, making the impossible possible. Their strong digestive tract, on top of being specially tolerant to certain dangerous bacterial species, is also able to kill most harmful bacteria. Life on Earth is maintained through the interdependent interactions we have with one another

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Studies Show That Hand Dryers Cause More Harm than Good

Scientific research has recently found that the modern automatic hand-dryer is an evil germ spreading monstrosity. A long and in-depth study on the transportation of airborne germs and bacteria in bathrooms that feature an automatic hand-dryer of any style, has produced terrifying, conclusive evidence that may change the bathroom routines of every citizen on the earth.

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Polish ‘Vampire Burials’ No Longer A Mystery

Several deceased bodies from a cemetery in Drawsko, Poland, were assumed to be vampires for over 300 years, until a bioarchaeologist determined the actual cause of the puzzling deaths. Numerous burials, that are dated to be over 300 years old, in the rural town of Drawsko,Poland, have displayed odd and morbid customs that are associated with vampires.

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Mothers’ Bones Re-Sculptured By Pregnancy

Life in this world is a journey punctuated by darknesses and happiness. It is no utopia, it is no bed of roses. Rather, one of the laws governing our environment is that we need the presence of thorns to appreciate the flowers. Life does not come easy. Maybe, this is why the very birth of

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2nd Century BC Well-Preserved Greek Mosaics Discovered in Turkey

Ancient Greek mosaics dating back to the 2nd century BC have been discovered in Turkey, near to Syria. The art works stood the test of time, having remained well-preserved. One of the mosaics depicts the nine Muses. The Earth hides layers and layers of secrets from us, from ancient civilisations and relics to fossils and

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Mysterious Relief of an Unknown Roman God Found In Turkey

Carved artwork depicting a currently unknown Roman god has been discovered in a medieval Christian monastery in Turkey.  The relief that was found embedded in a wall is dated to be from the first century and depicts a bearded man emerging from a plant or flower. The discovery took place within an ancient Christian monastery near the borders

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‘Reign’ Virus The Most Harmful Computer Virus Yet

An extremely malevolent form of malwear named ‘Reign’ has been diagnosed to have been infecting computers since 2008. The ‘Reign” virus has been discovered by an internet security company named Synmantec. The researchers have concluded that the virus has been infecting computers for at least 6 years and is the most stealthy and advanced cyber espionage tool that

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1,700 Year Old Cemetry Discovered On Silk Road

Ten ancient tombs constructed out of brick and mortar, some being ornately decorated, have been discovered within a 1,700 year old cemetery on the historical Silk Road, in north-west China.  The Silk Road was a major trade route that traversed a distance of over 6,437 kilometers or 4,000 miles between Europe and Asia. It was

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