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Mysterious deep rumble on Earth finally has an explanation

New research on oxygen and iron chemistry in the interior of the Earth may have solved a long-standing seismic mystery. While seismic activity presents itself as earthquakes here on the surface, deep in the Earth, rumors known as ultra-low speed zones (UVZ) have baffled geologists and chemists, until now. UVZs are at the boundary between the lower mantle and the …

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Dozens of polar bears imagine eating whale carcasses on the Russian island

The experts are "astonished" after dozens of polar bears were photographed eating the corpse of a Greenland whale in the Arctic. Polar bears are often seen wandering alone and the September episode has been described as a "completely unique situation". A group of tourists and scientists on a boat witnessed the mammals feasting on the nature reserve of Wrangel Island …

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Dolphins give sponges in mating gestures, Singapore News and better stories

As a suitor cuts his object of desire with a bouquet of roses, the dolphins do it with sponges. Researchers have captured this rare behavior: male humpback dolphins that present females with large marine sponges in apparent effort to mate. The researchers observed a male dolphin dive below the surface of the ocean and removed a sea sponge that was …

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Dolly the Sheep did not die prematurely because it was a clone

Dolly the cloned sheep. (Image: Roslin Institute / University of Edinburgh, CC BY-NC) Dolly the Sheep made the history of biotechnology in 1996 when it became the first cloned animal of adult somatic cells. She lived until the age of seven, which is young for the sheep, leading scientists to speculate that her premature death had something to do with …

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Galápagos finches caught in the act of becoming new species

Image title This is an image of the Big Bird lineage, which emerged through the breeding of two distinct parental species: G. fortis and G. conirostris A population of finches in Galapagos has been discovered in the process of becoming a new species. This is the first example of speciation that scientists have been able to observe directly in the …

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UFO test: extraterrestrial "test" captured on Mars in images showing "steps in ruins"

PROOF of extraterrestrial life has been captured on Mars in images showing "steps in ruins", a UFO hunter has sensationally affirmed. GETTY / NASA / YOUTUBE CLAIM: A truth seeker claims that a NASA photo (right) is an alien test A rogue truth seeker made the crazy claim about images taken on the Red Planet by the Curiosity of NASA. …

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Whales keep their skin wet with dew with the summer exfoliation ritual

As a good dermatologist will tell you, proper exfoliation can be a crucial part of any skin care routine. There are innumerable brushes, cleansers and other tools that promise to sweep away dead cells, leaving the skin softer and silky. Humans also pay for the nose. Bowhead whales, on the other hand, have discovered how to do it for free. …

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Loss of the night: light pollution increases rapidly on a global scale

Some regions have shown a steady increase in light pollution in line with economic development, but the more developed nations that were considered "dark" when switching to energy-saving LEDs did not show an apparent decline in their light pollution rates. [19659002] Globally, there has been a push towards more energy-efficient light sources, such as LEDs, but this has directly contributed …

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Harris scientists complete the work at the James Webb Space Telescope

CLOSE NASA's long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope has been in production for 20 years. It was finally completed and will undergo several rounds of testing before launch in 2018. It will allow scientists to see things they have never seen before. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more. Buzz60 Harris engineers using carbon dioxide snow to clean the mirrors of the James …

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News – Scientists solve the mystery of the United States diving fly

Nature Reuters News Agency Thursday, November 23, 2017, 5:24 PM – A small fly thriving in an inhospitable California lake east of Yosemite National Park It always has perplexed observers to observe as it crawls into the very salty and alkaline water, eats sandwiches with seaweed or lays some eggs, then emerges dry as a desert. An investigation published on …

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