Day: May 19, 2015

Genetics Determine Whether You Are An Early Bird Or A Night Owl

It’s all in the genes, they say. So much of who we are is determined, or at least influenced, by our genetic make-up – even the time at which we wake up. A new study has explained that being an early bird or a later riser might depend on one’s genes, and so, this ‘trait’ is part

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Opah, The First Documented Warm-Blooded Fish

Hear out, world. The first warm-blooded fish to ever have been discovered has been documented. The opah, also known as the moonfish, has been endowed with capabilities never seen in a fish before: it can generate its own body heat, and is thus faster, with higher metabolism. Nick Wegner, a fisheries biologist, shows off an

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