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Low-Fat Diets 'Better Than Cutting Carbs' for Weight Loss
Offbeat  (tags: food, nutrition, health, diet, carbohydrates, Scientists, US health study, USA )

Ray
- 13 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Cutting fat from your diet leads to more fat loss than reducing carbohydrates, a US health study shows.
Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares
Offbeat  (tags: Pluto, Cthulhu, space, Lovecraft, 2015, discovery, interesting, study, scientists, off-beat, funny )

Mari
- 42 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The New Horizons mission to Pluto has been a dream come true for scientists, who've waited years to get their first close-up glimpse of the distant dwarf planet. But some of the informal names they're giving its distinctive features are straight out of...
Chimpanzees Found to Drink Alcoholic Plant Sap in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Chimpanzees, alcohol, Scientists, study )

Ray
- 75 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The wild chimps use sponges made of crushed leaves to drink palm wine
Scientists Find Traces of Uranium in Lung of Hiroshima Woman Showered With 'Black Rain'
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, health, black rain, radiation, uranium, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, exposure )

Naoko
- 82 days ago - mainichi.jp
A joint research team of Hiroshima and Nagasaki universities said the group successfully photographed traces of uranium left in lung tissue of a woman who was showered by nuclear fallout known as "black rain" in Hiroshima in August 1945, the first evidenc
Sending Ice to Antarctica
Offbeat  (tags: Scientists, Ice, Antarctic )

Ray
- 93 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists are planning to ship ice to the Antarctic. They're afraid that mountain glaciers around the world are melting as a result of climate change and want to store samples of ice in a new vault in the coldest place on Earth.
Egypt's Animal Mummy 'Scandal' Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: scandal, exposed, Ancient Egypt's animal mummy industry, Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Scientists, BBC's Horizon programme. )

Ray
- 110 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say they have exposed a scandal at the heart of Ancient Egypt's animal mummy industry.
3D Cryosat' Tracks Arctic Winter Sea Ice
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, research, tech, environment, climate, Cryosat )

Ray
- 131 days ago - bbc.co.uk
To understand Arctic sea ice requires measurement of both area and thickness, Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.
Dark Matter 'Ghosts' Through Galactic Smash-Ups
Offbeat  (tags: research, galactic smash-ups, Dark matter, scientists, astronomy, environment, space )

Ray
- 146 days ago - bbc.co.uk
By observing multiple collisions between huge clusters of galaxies, scientists have witnessed dark matter coasting straight through the turmoil.
Your Cat Thinks Your Taste in Music Sucks
Offbeat  (tags: Cats, music, video, scientists, taste )

Scooby
- 153 days ago - mirror.co.uk
According to scientists at the University of Winconsin, human beings generally prefer music within our own vocal range and at around the same rhythm of our heartbeats.
Return of the Woolly Mammoth: Scientists Take Giant Step Towards Recreating Extinct Beast After Inserting 14 Genes Into Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, genes, wooly mammoths, elephants )

Scooby
- 159 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A huge step towards recreating the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists who inserted more than a dozen of its genes into the live DNA of an elephant.
Rosetta: Comet's Wind Mystery May Be Solved
Offbeat  (tags: wind mystery, science, scientists, space, Comet 67P )

Ray
- 162 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists from the Rosetta mission may have solved the puzzle of features on Comet 67P that look like they were produced by wind. Dust appears to be getting blown along the surface - a surprise finding on an "airless" body like a comet.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands in India on Second Leg of World Trip
Offbeat  (tags: technology, scientists, energy, CO2emissions, solar plane, world trip )

Naoko
- 170 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night, completing the second leg âEUR" and its first sea crossing âEUR" of its historic round-the-world trip.
Is the World Ready for GM Animals?
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, GM Animals, scientists, science )

Ray
- 183 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The use of genetically engineered animals could revolutionise whole areas of public health and agriculture, according to advocates. But is the world ready for modified mosquitoes and GM salmon?
Rats 'Not Main Cause of Black Death
Offbeat  (tags: Black Death, Scientists, Rats, Study, Europe )

Ray
- 186 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Black rats may not have been to blame for numerous outbreaks of the bubonic plague across Europe, a study suggests.
Doctors Store 1,600 Digital Hearts for Big Data Study
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, I research, investigation, health, medicine, study )

Ray
- 194 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Doctors in London have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer.
 

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