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MECHANICAL TENSION REGULATES EPITHELIAL CELL DIVISION AND DEATH

Scientists published the mechanism behind the maintenance of constant cell numbers of epithelial cells, in the journal Nature. Epithelial cells are those in the skin, and the skin-like linings which cover the internal organs. These have a protective function which allows these organs to function properly. Cells turn is fast in epithelia. An equal ...
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The Mystery of Amazonian Earthworks Solved

The scientists have recently stated that the Amazonian rainforest was transformed over two thousand years ago by prehistoric people. The researchers added that there is evidence which shows a creation of hundreds of huge and mysterious earthworks. The research took place under the guidance of Brazilian and UK experts. The findings indicate towards ...
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POKÉMON GO- REVIVING THE LOST INTEREST IN NATURE

Pokémon Go is a reality mobile game which permits users to capture, fight and train virtual creatures called Pokémon that appear on screen imitating the real world environment. Within two months of its release, there were 500 million downloads of it. The current research wanted to analyze whether the game’s huge success can rev ...
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Marine Worm Collected in 1981 Studied Recently

International efforts are being taken in Antarctica to construct long-term monitoring systems for ecological conservation in land and coastal organisms. For this, collection of fauna information from all over the continent is essential. And, Japan is lagging behind in this. In 2015, a research team began studying marine specimens preserved at Japa ...
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SOLAR NEBULA’S ORIGIN PREDICTED

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have estimated the lifetime of the solar nebula which is an important stage during which a major part of the solar system’s evolution occurred. According to this estimate, the gas giants Saturn and Jupiter must have appeared within the first 4 million years of the evolution of the so ...
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Scientists Discovers a Link between Human Brain and Internet

As per the experts there is strong connection between human brain and internet. According to the scientists an algorithm used for the Internet is also at work in the human brain. Additionally, the researchers have suggested that this algorithm work as an insight that improves our understanding of engineered and neural networks. The process also im ...
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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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