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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
- 51 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
- 53 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
- 68 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.
Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, biology, Antarctica, Lake Whillans, Lake Vostok, microbes )

Lynn
- 117 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, ... a rich microbial ecosystem persists underneath the thick ice sheet, where no sunlight has been felt for millions of years.
Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 127 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

Ray
- 146 days ago - rt.com
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, life, science, space, research, investigation, discovery, energy, physics, chemistry, biology, aliens )

Michael
- 166 days ago - iflscience.com
So what are some of the top mysteries keeping scientists busy? Here's our top ten:
Melting of Antarctic Ice Sheet and 3-Meter Sea Level Rise Inevitable - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Global warming, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 219 days ago - rt.com
Massive regions of the ice sheet that makes up West Antarctica have begun collapsing in a process that scientists have worried about for decades and fear is likely unstoppable.
Scientists Create 'Self-Healing' Plastic Inspired By Human Vascular System
Science & Tech  (tags: Accident, Biology, Nanotechnology, SciTech, USA )

Ray
- 223 days ago - rt.com
A new breakthrough in "self-healing" plastics has scientists looking forward to a future in which broken smartphones, utility pipes, and even satellites can repair themselves.
Discovery of 'Alien' DNA Hailed By Scientists, Raises Ethical Concerns
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Health, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 225 days ago - rt.com
American scientists have for the first time ever made it possible for an organism to survive with artificial DNA, making it more likely new medicines can be developed, while raising ethical concerns among some advocates.
Epigenetics 101: A Beginner's Guide to Explaining Everything
Science & Tech  (tags: genes, DNA, biology )

Freya
- 236 days ago - theguardian.com
The word 'epigenetics' is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?
Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, biology, virus, resurrected, Siberia, 30, 000 years ago )

Giana
- 290 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
- 296 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
- 323 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
- 332 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.
 

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