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ECOLOGICALLY TRAPPED AFRICAN PENGUINS

A new research in the journal of Current Biology states that the African penguins of the world are in trouble. African penguins are an endangered species. When their young ones move out from the colony for the first time in search of food, they travel far in the ocean. Certain signs indicate to them the presence of an area with plenty of plankton a ...
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Synthetic Skin That Can Detect Temperature Changes

The scientists have come up with an amazing discovery that can solve the health problems. A team led by California Institute of Technology's Chiara Daraio has created a material. The scientists said they have created this material through copying the mechanism used by the organ that allows pit vipers to sense their hunt. Moreover, this material ha ...
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EVOLUTIONARY DIVERSITY IN HORSES RE-RESEARCHED

A new research by paleontologists from the Spanish National Research Council reveals that climatic change and ecosystems have triggered the evolution of horses over the last 20 million years. They analyzed 140 different horse species, most of which are extinct, by studying their fossil history. The research’s conclusions question a classic t ...
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BIOBOTS FOR MAPPING DISASTER REGIONS

Scientists at the North Carolina State University have invented a blend of software and hardware. This will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and biobots to map wide unfamiliar places. "The idea would be to release a swarm of sensor-equipped biobots -- such as remotely controlled cockroaches -- into a collapsed building or other da ...
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Scientists Found Cure of Lameness at Brookmans Park

Scientists from the Royal Veterinary College have received 50 elephant feet from Zoos and Safari Parks across Europe. The scientists have been scrutinizing these dead elephant feet to find out the reasons behind lameness. As per the scientists, lameness is a common foot disease in huge mammals. The scientists used CT scans for the research and dis ...
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STUDY EXPLAINS THE SPLIT OF GONDWANA SUPERCONTINENT

Two hundred million years ago, a supercontinent called Gondwana broke-up under the Indian Ocean. Researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand have confirmed the existence of a ‘lost continent’ under Mauritius. On the island, a piece of crust which appears like a tiny piece of ancient continent still remains. They found that thi ...
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MYSTERIOUS PROTEIN’S INVESTIGATION PROVIDES COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS

For the first time ever, biomedical researchers have engineered biometric structures. These are made using a mysterious class of proteins that do not have any internal structure. These interesting proteins appear like small dots inside cells. They form fluid, gel-like particles or assemblies that have no identifiable internal structure. This &ldqu ...
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Climate Disturbance Affects Coastal Ecosystems

A Biologist, Jennifer O'Leary, from Polytechnic State University is doing a survey on climate disturbance and its impact on coastal ecosystem. For the survey the lead author surveyed 97 marine experts about their observations of climate-induced perturbations, such as extreme storms, temperature changes, and ocean acidification. 80% of experts who ...
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A New Insect Species with a Triangular Head

Scientists have discovered a species of an insect with a triangular head. As per the scientists, this kind of species looks alike ET-insects. It was preserved in amber, Myanmar. The characteristics of the researched insect are uncommon that it has been kept in a new scientific arrangement. There are about over a million species of insects that has ...
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Scientists Found New Evidence of Leicester's Roman Past

Archeologists form the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have discovered new evidence for Leicester's Roman past. As per the reports the excavation work has been in progress since November 2016. During the excavation the researchers found some evidences of a Roman street, and a Roman house once floored with mosaic pavements. T ...
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