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Month: November 2014

Ancient Macedonian Tomb May Belong to Alexander the Great’s Lover

Recently archaeologists have discovered human remains in the depths of a large Macedonian tomb. This discovery presents archaeologists with more questions than answers. Could this be the Tomb of Alexander the Great’s lover, Hepaestion? In August, archaeologists had discovered an ancient ornate tomb of substantial size  in the Amphipolis municipality in the northern part of Greece. Archaeologists have

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Cloning Woolly Mammoths From 40,000 Year Old Ice Age Remains

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Cloning a woolly mammoth can be the next big bizarre thing to reach the news. Tori Herridge a plaeobiologist from London’s Natural History Museum, will head a team of documentary filmmakers on an hour long television program that will not only investigate, but inform the world if in fact, the well-preserved, frozen carcass of a

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Facebook At Work: New Facebook You Can Use At Work

Facebook-at-Work can be the next big thing among Social Networks. The maker of Facebook does not wish to limit the use of the social online network to personal and entertainment purposes only. He has a new project: a new website will be set up, called “Facebook at Work“, for colleagues to connect. Facebook has a new

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Evidence of Local Clocks in Our Brain Regulating Sleep & Wakefulness Patterns

Science has revealed that our brain contains a master clock called the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) which supposedly controls the activities of other “local” clocks that in turn regulate our metabolism and life processes. However, the lack of evidence of these local clocks has left the concept of biological clocks of wakefulness and sleep rather shrouded

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Coffee Prevents Diabetes With Only 3-4 Cups Daily

Coffee prevents diabetes with only 3-4 cups daily! Coffee, the drink many people from all across the globe cannot go without, might be more beneficial to your health than you would have thought. Studies have shown that coffee reduces the risk of developing diabetes. Decaffeinated and filtered coffee is said to have more of a

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Anonymous Hackers Expose 190 Pedophiles in Operation Darknet

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About 190 alleged pedophiles and their IP details have been disclosed by hackers group, Anonymous today. The list was gathered from a tracker software which the alleged pedophiles downloaded on the underground site Darknet. Quoted below from the official release of the group on anonhq.com Anonymous activated ‘Operation Darknet’ to campaign against the child porn

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Super Genes Can Make You Live Longer

Our environment and the habits we cultivate are said to have huge impacts on our life spans. However, a new study has subtly contested this statement: the researchers have suggested that the secret to a long life is found in the genome. They have examined the DNA of a group of supercentenarians and concluded that their

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Scientists Release Dolphin Robots Near Antarctica Seas

Scientists trying to pierce the mystery of the rapid melting of ice in the region of Antarctica have used dolphin-like robots to gather data from the depths of the south pole seas. The ‘dolphin’s allowed for them to document spots that would have otherwise been impossible to reach. It was then discovered the eddies would bring

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Evidence of Cat Domestication In Their DNA

The subject of the domestication of cats has fascinated a team of researchers who scrutinised the genomes of both domestic cats and wild felines for comparison purposes to yield an answer to their question. Cats are semi-domesticated. They are said to have come from wild cats only recently; some of the cats can even breed

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Potential Prevention of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Discovered

A new study has unveiled more of the secrets that the fatal neurological condition ALS has been hiding from us. The exact cause of ALS is still unknown. Ongoing research on the disease aims at finding the reason that triggers the degeneration of the nervous system. One such research work has shown that the brain undergoes damage very

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Listen To Strange Comet Song Captured by Rosetta Spacecraft

The Rosetta spacecraft has caught the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko singing! It had been following the heavenly body since 2004, and will soon release its lander onto the surface of the comet to gather more information about the latter. To the surprise of the scientists working on the project, the comet was found to have emitted sounds

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