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Month: November 2014

Remains of Ice Age Infants Unearthed in Alaska

The remains of two infants found in Alaska in 2013 have revealed new information about the organization of societies having existed around 11 000 years ago. Researchers have documented the youngest remains ever to have been discovered in the region of North America, in a site in Alaska. The remains were found back in 2013

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A Virus Which Makes Humans “Stupid” Observed

Scientists have stumbled upon a virus that can allegedly make us go bonkers. The virus which is known to infect algae was initially thought not to reach the human system. Technically, it might affect cognitive functions like visual processing and spatial awareness. The virus in question is said to live in green algae found in rivers

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Live Till 120 Years By Doing Drugs, Eating Well and Exercising

The secret to a long life might be in one’s diet, according to a team of scientists. The latter added that the combination of healthy eating habits, exercising and regular consumption of beneficial drugs like statins allows for the process of cell division to go on smoothly that ultimately lead to a longer life span. Come

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Japanese Firm, SEL, Bringing Flexible Tablets Foldable Into Smartphones

How cool would it be if we could fold our tablets into smartphones which could also be folded into something smaller? Well, if this what we dream of, it can soon become reality, brought to you by a Japanese firm, SEL.   Smartphones might be extremely fragile, with the batteries depleting in no time, but soon,

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Operation Onymous Hits Silk Road 2.0 and Several Underground Websites

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Operation Onymous Catches Big “Fish” like Silk Road 2.0 in the Deep Web – The top-secret operation known as Operation Onymous, was flawlessly executed over the course of two days on November 5th and 6th, by a conjoined effort of law enforcement agencies from 16 European nations and the United States. The Federal Bureau of

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Control The Hand of Another Person With Your Mind? – Possible Say Scientists

What would the world be like if humans could control the minds, or part thereof, of other fellow humans? Maybe the day this happens is not so far into the distant future. Researchers from the University of Washington have succeeded at transmitting brain signals from one person to another, thereby allowing for the hand of the

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Dodo Anatomy: 3D Scans Reveal New Features Unknown Until Now

Gone for 3 centuries, but, still having withheld secrets from us: this is the new reality of the dodo. New scans of the only complete skeleton of the extinct bird have revealed portions of its anatomy that was previously undocumented. The dodo, the flightless bird, gone extinct around the year 1693, has ever since kept

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Existence of Ghosts Finally Explained By Scientists

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Do ghosts really exist? Or, are they just the result of games played by the minds of humans? Whether or not you’re inclined to believing that there is a ring of truth to the folklore existing about ghosts, a team of scientists have attempted to show that they are but a figment of the imagination.

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Passive Smoking Makes You Fat

Confirmed: Passive smoking makes you fat! Being a non-smoker in today’s world is a great virtue – not harming oneself and not harming others. Indeed, the bad habit is not only noxious to oneself, but to those inadvertently breathing in the smoke. A new research has added yet another negative effect of cigarette smoke on

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HIV AIDS Spontaneous Cure Mechanism Found By Scientists

Two men having been infected with HIV, but, never having developed symptoms, might hold the answer to a possible cure to the disease. Also, one of the two was infected by the deadly virus 3 decades ago. The pathogens have indeed infiltrated into their immune systems but they have remained in an inactive state. Scientists

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Alternative to Antibiotics That Destroys Toxins of Bacteria Developed

While antibiotics are known to save lives of many all across the globe, they also have a major drawback: they inadvertently promote bacterial resistance whereby the bacteria respond by evolving strategies to become immune to the action of the antibiotics such that the latter can no more neutralise them. To avoid this problem, a group of international

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Breast Cancer Slowing Drug Found in Sea-Sponge

Deep seas are often associated with precious treasures, perhaps because of hyped pirate stories? A sea sponge has, however, proved to be invaluable for breast cancer patients, more specifically those afflicted with TNBC. A drug, eribulin, was manufactured from the marine creature that has been shown to prolong the lives of patients who have reached

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