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Birds Deliberately Spread Wildfires Because Birds Are Dicks
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, research, hunting methods, possible cause for wild fires )

Louise
- 5 hours ago - gizmodo.com
Some birds are using burning sticks to spread wildfires to flush out prey, proving my cat was right about birds, she also has a similar opinion on dogs.
Rotten Luck: Archaeologists Hail 'Unique' Mesolithic Fermented Fish Find
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The Scandinavian diet is famously hard going for anyone who doesnâEUR(TM)t like pickled fish âEUR" and a unique archaeological discovery has proved that it was exactly the same more than 9,000 years ago.
Detection of Gravitational Waves Would Open New Window on Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: Gravitational waves )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - spacedaily.com
The first-ever detection of gravitational waves, which scientists could announce Thursday, would open a new window on the universe and its most violent phenomena.
Silver Mines Within An Ancient Town Shed New Light on the Rich History of Greece
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - ancient-origins.net
Thorikos, an ancient town in Attica, was the site of a network of 5 kilometers (3 miles) of silver mines right underneath the townâEUR(TM)s acropolis. Researchers believe slaves did the hard work of chipping into the bedrock and extracting the precious
Gravitational Waves Discovery Would Open Up New World of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Einstein, gravitational waves )

Nancy
- 52 minutes ago - smh.com.au
Scientists across the world are giddy at the prospect that the final piece in the puzzle emerging from Einstein's theory of general relativity will fall into place on Friday.
Bionic Spine Research at Royal Melbourne Hospital Could See Paralysed Patients Walk | Daily Mail Online
Science & Tech  (tags: news, research, NewTechnology, science, design, health )

Heidi Gai
- 16 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Patients left paralyzed by injury or illness could be back on their feet again, thanks to a breakthrough by Melbourne researchers who have designed a revolutionary bionic spine. With human trials set for next year, the device implanted into the brain wil
VIDEO - This Cockroach-Inspired Robot Could Save Lives
Science & Tech  (tags: cockroaches, robots, study, discovery, environment, humans, NewTechnology, technology, society )

Lone
- 10 hours ago - thestar.com
A robot inspired by the creepy-crawly cockroachâEUR(TM)s ability to navigate narrow gaps could help find survivors trapped by disasters, says a study published Monday.
125-Year Mini Ice Age Linked to the Plague and Fall of Empires
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, climate, interesting, research, fall of empires, plague )

Louise
- 5 hours ago - newscientist.com
In AD 536, the first of three giant volcanic eruptions ushered in a mini ice age that coincided with a plague epidemic, the decline of the eastern Roman Empire, and upheavals across Eurasia and the rise of Islam
Have Gravitational Waves Been Found???
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, news, research, scientists, space, world, Einstein )

Mitchell
- 1 hour ago - earthsky.org
"How to Watch Thursday's Big Reveal About Gravitational Waves"
Ancient Roman Brooch Contains 'Lovely' Palindrome
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - livescience.com
A person with a metal detector has discovered a 1,800-year-old copper brooch, engraved with the letters "RMA," on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom. It contains wordplay that is, quite literally, "lovely," scientists have found.
Hundreds of Intriguing Artifacts Unearthed at Ancient âEUR~White CityâEUR(TM) Ruins in Honduras
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have unearthed more than 200 intriguing artifacts, including elaborate sculptures and ritualistic relics, just 4 weeks into excavations at archaeological ruins in the jungle of Honduras, believed to be the legendary âEUR~White CityâEUR(TM).
   

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