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Koala Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Raises Hope
Offbeat  (tags: animals, koalas, Chlamydia, vaccine, protection, scientists, Australia )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Chlamydia causes blindness and infertility in koalas, and can be fatal, Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Life After Death? Scientists Gather 'Out-of-Body' Evidence in 'Largest-Ever' Study
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, Health, Medicine )

Ray
- 42 days ago - rt.com
It seems that scientists have finally offered evidence that consciousness after death really could exist, as the largest-ever study into the issue showed that patients could recall intricate details despite being officially declared clinically dead.
Leonardo Da Vinci 'Painted Three Ermine Portraits'
Offbeat  (tags: art, scientists, techniques, France, discovery )

Ray
- 54 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A French scientist has revealed a major new discovery about one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings, shedding new light on his techniques.
India Successfully Puts Spacecraft in Mars Orbit
Offbeat  (tags: technology, scientists, astronomy, asia, India, spacecraft, Mars )

Naoko
- 59 days ago - the-japan-news.com
India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
Japanese Researchers' Banana Peel Study Wins Ig Nobel Award
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, discovery, interesting, off-beat, humor )

Naoko
- 64 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A team of Japanese scientists earned the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for detailing the hazards of stepping on a banana peel in their paper titled "Frictional Coefficient under Banana Skin."
Longitude Prize 2014: The Challenges
Offbeat  (tags: inventors, scientists, Research UK, solutions, Longitude Prize 2014 )

Ray
- 183 days ago - bbc.co.uk
To commemorate the 300th Anniversary of the original Longitude Prize (for the invention of a clock that could keep time at sea), a new prize has been launched to encourage inventors and scientists to find solutions to six key problems facing the world.
Animal Research 'Pledge on Openness' Agreed
Offbeat  (tags: bio-industry, scientists, science, research, animals )

Ray
- 191 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UK animal researchers have signed a pledge to be transparent about the nature of their experiments, The Concordat on Openness on Animal Research has initially been signed by 72 organisations, including universities, bio-industry companies,
Ageing Research: Could New Blood Be the Secret to Youth?
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, research, humans, Ageing, blood, secret to youth )

Ray
- 201 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The secret to reversing the ageing process could lie in the blood of the young, according to new research. Scientists, who have been experimenting on mice, have discovered older animals got stronger,
EXPOSED: Whales Exploited in Circus-Style Shows By SEA LIFE
Offbeat  (tags: animalcaptivity, whales, investigation, cruelty, sealife, endangered, ethics, suffering, scientists, habitat, conflict, humans )

Borg
- 218 days ago - us6.campaign-archive2.com
A painstaking CAPS investigation, carried out over the last six months, has revealed the cruel exploitation of beluga whales, who are forced to perform degrading, circus-style tricks for screaming audiences in SEA LIFE's "Beluga Whale Theatre" in Shanghai
Scientists Think They'Ve Found a Lost Continent in the Indian Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: lost continent, indian ocean, sand, scientists, interesting, world )

Tamara
- 633 days ago - socialreader.com
William Blake saw the universe in a grain of sand. A team of geologists saw a continent. In a paper published online Monday in Nature Geoscience, an international research team reports that it has found evidence of a lost "micro continent" in the Indian
Laboratory Cruelty You Were O Meant to See.
Offbeat  (tags: Animal testing, cruelty, dogs, cats, suffering, media, cover-up, abuse, protection, scientists, humans, pets )

Borg
- 953 days ago - animalexperimentspictures.com
Researchers do not want the general public to know what really happens behind the closed doors of their animal testing laboratories - they have too much to hide! GRAPHIC IMAGES !!
Fungus Behind America's Bat Die-Off Traced Back to Europe
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bats, science, US, Canada, Europe, animals, scientists )

Raymond
- 954 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The mysterious deaths of millions of bats in the United States and Canada over the past several years were caused by a fungus that hitchhiked from Europe, scientists reported Monday.
Samantha Garvey, Homeless Teen Up For Prestigious Intel Science Prize, Gets A House
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, homeless, teen, Samantha Garvey, scientists, marine biologist, semi-finalist )

BarbCat
- 1042 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. -- Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a shelter for several days when they got word the 17-year-old aspiring marine biologist had made it to the semifinals of the prestigious national Intel science competition.
Earthquake Noticed By Animals First
Offbeat  (tags: pets, earthquakes, dogs, cats, sense, smell, predict, scientists )

BarbCat
- 1184 days ago - care2.com
You may have heard stories from pet owners about their pets acting strangely right before an earthquake, or at least have heard about them in the media. Such incidents have been reported since 373 B.C. in Greece, when rats, weasels and snakes abandoned
 

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