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The 11 Most Fascinating Scientific Discoveries of 2012

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Dashed Jurassic Park dreams, ancient frozen life, and the God particle all make this year's list

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Saturday December 29, 2012, 12:51 pm
As I could not contribute any others, these were just as fascinating.

MmAway M (500)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 1:06 pm
Thank you Cal, I found that interesting~ ~):

Bob hardly here P (394)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 1:47 pm

John B (185)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 7:59 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article. Every one fascinating. Read and noted

cecily w (0)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 8:32 pm
Great article!

Shawna S (45)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 8:38 pm
cool article, thanks :")

Suzanne L (99)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 8:55 pm
TY Cal. I'm a little disappointed about the dinosaurs but the white smell is pretty cool.

Ro H (0)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 7:09 am

Christeen A (376)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 9:07 am
Thank you. Fascinating indeed.

pam w (139)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 9:54 am
I really, REALLY hate #10! Research on primates is horrible....should NEVER happen!

Julie E (417)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 10:20 am
Thanks Cal.

Robert O (12)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 12:29 pm
Thank you Cal.

Yvonne White (229)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 2:47 pm
I think #11 is they leave little sea-horse heads in the kelp bed?;)
"Gangster dolphins
Marine biologists studying Australian dolphins discovered that the mammals form complex hierarchies within their pods in order to attack other groups. Some individuals serve as fighters. Others serve as liaisons to go out and recruit new members. These "intricate webs" are rare in the animal kingdom, says Virginia Morell at Wired, and strikingly reminiscent of "the Mafia."

Freya H (355)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 5:13 pm
Only time will tell what 2013 will bring.

Sheri J (16)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 6:26 pm

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 9:04 pm
The giant planet is nothing new. No doubt it is a gas planet and really of very little meaning.

Tanya W (65)
Monday December 31, 2012, 3:30 am
Now that was interesting. I am glad the scientists can't bring back the dinosaurs because they would just be another many species on the brink of extinction, kept in zoos for humans to goggle at, and all the while wishing that they were free.

Carol H (229)
Monday December 31, 2012, 4:23 am
very interesting article, thank you Cal

Hayley C (7)
Monday December 31, 2012, 8:05 am

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday December 31, 2012, 8:26 am
The last one just goes to show that we aren't all that far removed from the animal kingdom after all. Beam Scotty! I'm ready for the dimensional shift. lol

Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:58 pm
Thanks Cal--great post.

Lois Jordan (63)
Friday January 4, 2013, 2:11 pm
Noted. Thanks for the very interesting list, Cal.
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