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A STUDY HELPS OCEAN ZONING AND SAVING SEABIRDS

A 2015 study estimated a 69.5% decline in seabird populations in Central California between 1950 and 2010 owing to increased pollution and commercial fishing. The current research by the Anna Studwell, San Francisco State geographer, studied recent 10 years of data on the distribution of six species of non-resident foraging seabirds. These are bi ...
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Membrane Recycling Sustains Vision

A research by the Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK, and the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru, says that the balancing act in eye’s cell membranes is essential for sustaining vision. Our eyes have millions of photoreceptors which capture light to make pictures of our surroundings. The surface membranes of these cells ...
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First Design of National Flag by Sister Nivedita

The first design of Indian Flag was pictured by Sister Nivedita was recently exhibited at the residential of Indian Scientists Acharya Jagadish Chandra Basu. The design which was designed in 1904 has been safely restored for years, said the officials. The flag was designed in a square shape on a red piece of cloth with an image of Vajra in yellow, ...
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Asteroids Pelt Earth's Surface

The scientists have observed that Dino- Killing Asteroid may have punctured earth’s crust. The scientists analyzed the crater from the cosmic impact that ended the age of dinosaurs. The scientists say the object that struck into the planet may have punched nearly all the way through Earth's crust. The discovery could help to understand how i ...
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A Way to Extract Radioactivity from Water

A team of researchers at Rice University and Kazan Federal University, Russia have discovered a method to pull out radioactive elements from water. The scientists have added that their new discovery could purify the hundred million gallons of impure water stored after the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. The scientists also added that this effect ...
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POWERFUL OCULOMOTOR MECHANISM BEHIND BLINKING EYES

Once in a few seconds, we automatically blink our eyes. And, back in their sockets our eyeballs roll. Have you ever wondered why this shuttering doesn’t plunge us into intermittent light and darkness? Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have made a surprising discovery behind this. They have found that the fluttering our eyes ...
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NEW EGYPTIAN TOMBS WIDEN NEW KINGDOM’S FUNCTION

12 new tombs of the 18th Dynasty have been discovered by the Swedish mission at Gebel el Silsila, Egypt. These include those rock-cut tombs with one or two chambers, crypts cut into the rock, offering niches, a tomb with several animal burials, and multiple juvenal burials, some intact.  The burial chronology and archaeological material here ...
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VALUABLE LESSON TAUGHT BY ICE AGE EXTINCTIONS

The research by Matt Davis, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, on Ice Age extinctions have been published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B journal. He found that the animals that did not survive the Ice Age had a unique functional role just like those that survived. He also discovered that earth has reached a point whe ...
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Astronomical Watch to Keep a Track of the Planetary Orbit

The makers of Luxury watches have successfully created a wristwatch which can show the planetary Orbit. The duo of Van Cleef & Arpel have developed this wrist watch and named it the Midnight Planétarium timepiece. The best part of this development is, unlike any other usual watches it can effectively keep a track of the real-time orbit o ...
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Friends Influence Children's Fear of Danger

A team of researchers from the University of East Anglia have analyzed that close friends may influence children's fear or phobias. The study was based on whether best friends' fear responses have an impact on each other when beliefs and attitude towards avoidance of potential danger are concerned. Through the study, the scientists have revealed t ...
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