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New Human-like Species Discovered

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New proof has emerged attesting to the complexities of human evolution. A new branch of the hominin family tree has been discovered at Callao Cave on the largest of the Philippine islands, Luzon. Remains belonging to at least three individuals of the extinct species, named Homo luzonensis, have been found […]

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Could Microchips be the Key to Fighting Cancer?

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Cancer spreads via circulating tumor cells (CTCs) that travel through the blood to other organs, and they are nearly impossible to track. Now, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a detection method that could revolutionize cancer treatment by showing how cancers metastasize and what stage they are. […]

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The End of “Sperm and Eggs” Pregnancy?

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If you received a “birds and bees” talk as a kid or paid attention in biology class, you’ve got a pretty good idea of how babies are made — no stork or cabbage patches necessary! But the process does require, at a bare minimum, joining a viable sperm cell with […]

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Scientist want to flood west with beavers and wolves

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While Smokey the bear always said “only you can prevent forest fires,” he never mentioned that we would need the help of a few other animals. The US West doesn’t exactly overheat – partly because it feels also hot. Amidst near-constant wildfires, droughts and heatwaves, an area once teeming with […]

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Does the Universe Have a HeartBeat?

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Astronomers in North America have detected a persistent and inexplicable radio signal emitted from a galaxy many light-years away. Unlike other fast radio bursts (FRBs), which exude robust radio wave bursts for little more than a few milliseconds, the new FRB lasts roughly 1,000 times longer! Moreover, the astronomers who […]

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The Great Lay’s Potato Chip Recall

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Fans who can’t have just one are being urged not to eat certain Lay’s brand potato chips after they were discovered to pose a serious health risk. 1 Finger Pty Ltd. on July 3 recalled four Lay’s potato chips varieties after they were discovered to house undeclared allergens. The products […]

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Solar Storm to Strike Earth in a ‘Direct Hit’

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A solar storm is predicted to hit the Earth tomorrow that could disrupt GPS and radio signals. The impact of a “snake-like filament” from the Sun, which Nasa predicts will happen on 19 July, will be a “direct hit” according to Dr Tamitha Skov, adding that we should “expect signal […]