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The First Fossilised Heart Ever Found in a Prehistoric Animal!
Offbeat  (tags: Rhacolepsis, Fossilised Heart, Discovery, Brazil )

Derek
- 11 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A new discovery, announced today in the journal eLife, shows the perfectly preserved 3D fossilised heart in a 113-119 million-year-old fish from Brazil called Rhacolepis.
Newly Discovered Bacteria Can Eat Plastic Bottles
Offbeat  (tags: bacteria, plastic, disposable water bottles, discovery, journal of sciense )

Lone
- 50 days ago - phys.org
A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. The discovery, published Thursday in the journal Science, could lead to new methods to manage the more than 50 million
Video of Mother Helping Panda Cub Climb His First Tree Goes Viral (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cute, wildlife )

Marty
- 77 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A young panda has achieved a milestone accomplishment. The SmithsonianâEUR(TM)s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute posted to Facebook on Monday that, âEURoeAfter several attempts this morning, âEURª#âEUR?BeiBeiâEUR¬ climbed up a tree!
Earth: These Are The Discoveries That Made Stephen Hawking Famous
Offbeat  (tags: space, discovery, scientists, genius, Stephen Hawking )

Ray
- 107 days ago - bbc.com
The legendary physicist has helped explain the behaviour of black holes and even examined the origin of the universe
Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Cambridgeshire Are Britain's 'Pompeii'
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology )

Ray
- 111 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have uncovered Britain's "Pompeii" after discovering the "best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found" in the country.
University of Lincoln Uncovers Hundreds of 11,000-Year-Old Tools
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, discovery, flint tools.University of Lincoln )

Ray
- 146 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of flint tools thought to be up to 11,000 years old in Lincoln.
Europe's Fourth Ancestral 'Tribe' Uncovered
Offbeat  (tags: Geneticists, fourth ancestral, tribe, discovery, archaeology )

Ray
- 166 days ago - bbc.co.uk
DNA was retrieved from this 10,000-year-old skeleton in Western Georgia, Geneticists have detected a fourth ancestral "tribe" which contributed to the modern European gene pool.
Ice Age Engravings Found at Jersey Archaeological Site
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology, engravings, Jersey )

Ray
- 182 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A dig in Jersey has yielded a stash of hunter-gatherer artefacts from the end of the last Ice Age, including stone pieces criss-crossed by carved lines.
Bones Found in Welsh Pub Could Belong to Catholic Saint
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, archaeology, bones, Catholic saint, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 194 days ago - rt.com
Bones from a quartered body found 140 years ago in a Welsh pub could be those of a lost Catholic saint who was executed for his religious activities, bishops and scientists suspect.
Michigan Farmers Discover Woolly Mammoth Skeleton
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, animal, uncovered, farmers, Michigan, USA )

Ray
- 210 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.
This Turtle Is Fluorescent, and Scientists Aren't Sure Why (Videos)
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, flourescent, turtle, unusual, interesting, hawksbill sea turtle )

Barb
- 211 days ago - aol.com
A hawksbill sea turtle was recently found that is stumping scientists. The turtle was glowing, but not through bioluminescence like a firefly or plankton that turns tides blue. It's biofluorescent, according to marine biologist David Gruber.
Martian Salt Streaks 'Painted By Liquid Water'
Offbeat  (tags: space, mars, scientists, discovery )

Ray
- 216 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists think they can now tie dark streaks seen on the surface of Mars to periodic flows of liquid water.
Stonehenge Researchers 'May Have Found Largest Prehistoric Site'
Offbeat  (tags: Stonehenge, prehistoric site, discovery, archaeology )

Ray
- 237 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Standing stones found buried near Stonehenge could be the "largest" intact prehistoric monument ever built in Britain, archaeologists believe.
Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares
Offbeat  (tags: Pluto, Cthulhu, space, Lovecraft, 2015, discovery, interesting, study, scientists, off-beat, funny )

Mari
- 289 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...
Haunted? No! Think Again!   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, haunted, ghosts, environment, ethics, unusual, bizarre, americans, investigation, discovery, NewTechnology, news, study, research, safety, society, performance, humans )

Mari
- 291 days ago - youtube.com
Heads up do not call ghost busters! Fun is one thing but when done to unaware people that end up moving or in mental wards. That's a whole new definition of Sickness. I'd like people comments on this and this is just one example.
 

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