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Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, biology, virus, resurrected, Siberia, 30, 000 years ago )

Giana
- 44 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A mysterious giant virus buried for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost has been resurrected.
Oppose Missouri Bill That Would Allow Parents to Opt Out Their Children From Taking Evolution Lessons at School!
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, evolutionary biology, biology, education )

Carmen
- 50 days ago - bit.ly
Natural selection is one of the most important aspects of biology education. We ask the Missouri General Assembly to vote against the bill and save high school education in the state of Missouri!
STAP Discovery Could Prove More Important Than IPS Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Japan, STAP, science, discovery, biology, cancer treatment, pluripotent cells )

Naoko
- 76 days ago - mainichi.jp
A team of researchers made the discovery of stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency (STAP) cells, which could rewrite the future of regenerative medicine by overcoming medical challenges posed by iPS and embryonic stem (ES) cells.
New Scientific Study States Glyphosate 'Roundup' Weedkiller Is Toxic - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Glyphosate, Toxicity, Biology, Health risks, Food, Important News )

Victoria
- 85 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
A new study raises concern that the world's most popular herbicide glyphosate 'Roundup' used primarily in the production of GM food, represents a serious human health threat with toxicity causing the cell death of 2 different proteins.
Where Your Body 'Feels' Emotions Revealed In New Study (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, research, humans, emotions, body, areas, interesting )

Giana
- 101 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies - really interesting video.
Ancient Snakes, Lizards Gave Birth to Live Young
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, reptiles, biology, ancient, science, research, scientists, paleontology, study, investigation, climate change )

Michael
- 118 days ago - cbc.ca
Most snakes and lizards are known to lay eggs, but in the distant past their ancestors mainly gave birth to live young, just as humans do, a new study suggests.
Ingredient for Life More Plentiful on Ancient Mars Than Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, biology, life )

Freya
- 226 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A key chemical ingredient for life may have been more abundant on early Mars than on early Earth, researchers say. The nutrient in question, phosphate, serves as the backbone of DNA and is also an essential part of the molecules cells use for energy...
Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, brain, near death visions, study, news, interesting )

Giana
- 244 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study shows that even after cardiac arrest, the brain keeps on going.
Plants 'Do Maths' to Control Overnight Food Supplies
Science & Tech  (tags: Plants, scientists, biology, Maths )

Ray
- 297 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Plants have a built-in capacity to do maths, which helps them regulate food reserves at night, research suggests.
Wooly Mammoth Found In Siberia Still Has Liquid Blood In It -- Frozen Mammoth Discovery Reopens Debate Over Cloning Read More at
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, frozen wooly mammoth, arctic, biology, Siberia )

Beatrice
- 314 days ago - planetsave.com
A frozen woolly mammoth carcass was recently discovered in Siberia which -- amazingly -- still contains liquid blood in it. The mammoth is estimated to be about 10,000 years old, and was discovered in the remote New Siberian Islands, in the Read more
New Bill Would Require Genetically Modified Food Labeling in US
Science & Tech  (tags: Animals, Health, Law, Biology, USA, Science, Food )

Ray
- 354 days ago - rt.com
Major changes could be coming to American food labeling rules if a new federal bill mandating that genetically modified ingredients be disclosed is signed into law.
The Bug-Hunters Discovering New Species in Their Spare Time
Science & Tech  (tags: science, ecology, habitats, biology, animals, speices, insects, discovery, science )

Dee
- 424 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Everyone knows there are lots of species yet to be discovered in rainforests and remote parts of the world. But hundreds are being discovered every year in Europe too - most of them by amateurs.
Nobel-Winning Italian Biologist Dies at 103
Science & Tech  (tags: death, obituary, science, scientists, Rita Levi-Montalcini, biology, medicine, research, study, Nobel, Nobel Prize )

Michael
- 472 days ago - cbc.ca
Rita Levi-Montalcini, an Italian biologist who conducted underground research in defiance of Fascist persecution and went on to win a Nobel Prize for helping unlock the mysteries of the cell, died at her home in Rome on Sunday.
Study of Giant Viruses Shakes Up Tree of Life
Science & Tech  (tags: analysis, Biology, dimension, evidence, evolution, Institute, life, science, University of Illinois crop sciences, Institute for Genomic Biology, , BMC Evolutionary Biology )

Judy
- 578 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A new study of giant viruses supports the idea that viruses are ancient living organisms and not inanimate molecular remnants run amok, as some scientists have argued.
The Enduring Mystery of Life's Origin
Science & Tech  (tags: Darwin, Pasteur, astrobiology, biology, discovery, evolution, matter, universe, science, space, cosmology, meteorites, planets, origins of life, organic molecules, eternity )

Julia
- 779 days ago - space.com
While many of the molecules important for life have been detected in space, and meteorites and comets possibly could contain life itself, that doesn't necessarily mean life came to Earth from space. While some experiments suggest the transfer of life...
 

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