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10 Amazing Scientific Discoveries Of 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, materials, animals, medicine, artificial limbs, solar system, carbon sequestering, numbers, mathematics, biology )

Freya
- 59 days ago - listverse.com
This list compiles some of the most amazing discoveries science has made in the first six months of 2016.
What to Do When the World Is Ending: Live Fast, Have Sex Early, Die Young
Science & Tech  (tags: reptiles, extinction, biology, climate change, global warming )

Freya
- 145 days ago - dailykos.com
Sorry to disappoint you, but this story is about Lystrosaurus. Yes, this story has the most click-baity of click-bait titles, but seriously, would you have clicked if you knew this was about funny-looking dead reptiles? Didn't think so.
Could Supernovas Have Altered the Development of Life on Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, astronomy, space )

Glenn
- 170 days ago - latimes.com
Do we owe our very existence to an exploding star?
Have a Belly? Then You Have Four Limbs!
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, Biology, interesting, research, science, animals )

Mitchell
- 199 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The opening, and closing, of the body cavity provide the best opportunity for limb formation.
Help Discover New Species Using Your Cell Phone
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, discovery, science, biology, entomology. digital photography, taxonomy, new species, bugs, insects, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, bees )

Cathy
- 250 days ago - examiner.com
Learn how to use your cell phone camera to go on photo-safaris, possibly find something new to science, make a contribution to science and our understanding of the environment, and maybe even get a bug named after you!
New Rat Species Has a Hog Nose ... and (Very) Hairy Genitals
Science & Tech  (tags: new species, discovery, biology, hog nosed rat, rodents )

Beatrice
- 352 days ago - earthtouchnews.com
True to its unglamorous name, the hog-nosed rat has a large, flat nose with forward-facing nostrils that resembles a pigâEUR(TM)s snout. Add a tiny mouth opening, long hind legs and ears, big white incisors (most rodents have yellow teeth), and
Study: Bones in South African Cave Reveal New Human Relative
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, humans, fossils, evolution, biology )

Glenn
- 379 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Another link in the evolutionary chain.
Could These Piglets Become Britain's First Commercially Viable GM Animals?
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetics, Farming, Rural affairs, Biology )

Judy
- 458 days ago - theguardian.com
Pigs 'edited' with a warthog gene to resist African swine fever could help spawn GM animal farms in the UK. These pigs have flourescent snouts.
How Did Life Become Complex, And Could It Happen Beyond Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, life, solar system, biology )

Freya
- 613 days ago - astrobio.net
When astrobiologists contemplate life on nearby planets or moons, they often suggest such life would be simple. Instead of there being some kind of multicellular organism on, say, Jupiter's moon Europa, scientists instead aim to find something more like
How a MIT Science Prof Is Threatening to Undo Everything the Religious Right Holds Dear
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, evolution, life, creationism, planets, energy )

Freya
- 628 days ago - alternet.org
The Christian right's obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you've probably never even heard of.
Life on Mars More Likely? Curiosity Discovers Methane, Other Organic Chemicals
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Ecology, NASA, Science, Space )

Ray
- 633 days ago - rt.com
The Curiosity rover has found traces of methane and other chemicals on Mars marking the first "definitive detection" of organic matter on the Red Planet. Researchers however say it doesn't immediately prove living organisms exist on Mars.
700-Yo Virus From Ancient Caribou Poop Revived, Infects Living Plant
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Canada, Ecology, Global warming, Health, Law, Russia, SciTech, Social networks, USA )

Ray
- 696 days ago - rt.com
Scientists have successfully revived a 700-year-old virus that was frozen within ancient caribou feces, using it to infect a modern-day plant. The development raises the possibility that global warming could resurrect other infectious viruses.
Cup of Cocoa a Day Keeps Memory Loss Away - Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Health, Science, USA )

Ray
- 698 days ago - rt.com
A tasty drink may give a typical 60-year-old the memory as of a person 20 to 30 years younger. A US study has revealed that cocoa contains bioactive ingredients that reverse age-related memory decline.
Next Time Your Creationist Friends Reject Evolution, Show Them This Video
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, biology, creationism, fossils, videos )

Freya
- 713 days ago - rawstory.com
A new video from science advocates Stated Clearly provides an 11-minute examination of the evidence behind the theory of evolution that should come in handy for anyone debating the issue with creationists.
 

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