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Scuba Divers Discover 6th Oldest Skeleton In The Americas
Skeleton Found By Cave Divers Estimated To Be One Of The Oldest In North America
May 15, 2014 13:58 PM E
One of the oldest skeletal structures was found in an underwater cave and has given scientists a new chapter of understanding of human lineage in the challenging search to discover the story of us.
Stanford Scientists Develop Brain-Like Microchip
Scientists Develop Powerful Microchip Modeled After The Human Brain
Apr 30, 2014 16:49 PM E
Stanford scientists open doors for robotic and medical opportunities after they developer a fast and power-efficient microchip that simulates the brain.
A Mind-Controlled Robot Scheduled To Debut At World Cup
Scientists Hope To Debut Mind-Controlled Robotic Suit At World Cup
Apr 30, 2014 13:49 PM E
An international group of scientists are rushing to complete the mind-controlled robot in time for the world cup, which will kick the first ball on the field.
New Study Reveals Global Warming As The Cause For California's Drought And Bitter Cold
Scientists Link Global Warming To Harsh Winter And California’s Drought
Apr 27, 2014 20:59 PM E
Scientists use computer simulations to determine global warming has caused this year’s severe winter conditions and California’s drought. It is predicted to only worsen future winter extremes.
The Mysterious 'Bio-Duck' Sound Has Been Identified
‘Bio-Duck’: The Ocean Sound That Stumped Scientists For Decades Is Finally Solved
Apr 26, 2014 16:09 PM E
The identification of the elusive ocean quack sound has been linked to the Antarctic minke whale, which will lead to further understanding of their species' behavioral patterns.
Economists Believe Climate Change Isn't Treated Efficiently
Climate Change Efforts Aren’t Efficient, Economists Say; Too Much Is Done With Few Results
Apr 25, 2014 20:27 PM E
Economists determine climate change measurements aren’t adequate enough to efficiently decrease future temperature rises.
Scientists Discover Metabolic Reactions In Ancient Oceans Predate First Organisms
Reconstructed Ancient Ocean Reveals Metabolism Existed Before The Evolution Of First Organisms
Apr 25, 2014 15:16 PM E
Researchers have recreated Earth's ancient oceans in their laboratory and were surprised to find our modern-day metabolism existed without the aid of evolution.
Scientists Discover How To Create Graphene In Kitchen Blender
Scientists Produce Graphene, Known For Its Strength And Electrical Conductivity, With A Kitchen Blender
Apr 23, 2014 03:13 AM E
Scientists discover a simpler and more cost-effective way to make graphene with a kitchen blender. The strong and electrically conductive element has significant production potential.
White Dwarf Magnifies A Sun-Like Star
White Dwarf Star Magnifies Another Star’s Brightness: Einstein Thought It Couldn’t Be Observed
Apr 21, 2014 02:23 AM E
Astronomers have observed for the first time a white dwarf star magnify the sun-like star it orbits, which could lead to a better understanding of dwarf stars.
Scientists Try a New Method for Artificially Triggering Lightning and Rain
‘Dressed’ Double Laser May Give Scientists the Ability to Trigger Lightning and Rain
Apr 20, 2014 02:31 AM E
Researchers have discovered a way to emit a laser beam safely into a thundercloud. This will allow scientists to trigger lightning and rain on demand and alleviate long-term drought.
Scientists Use Neutrons To Try And Discover Dark Energy
The Use Of Neutrons To Understand The Mystery of Dark Energy
Apr 16, 2014 23:16 PM E
By using neutrons, scientists will be able to observe the interaction of neutrons with gravitation pull. This could lead to the discovery of more particles or additional forces.
325-Million-Year-Old Shark Skull Holds Evolutionary Promise
Fossils Of Ancient Shark Jaws Tell Scientists A New Evolutionary Tale
Apr 16, 2014 21:52 PM E
Scientists at the American Modern Museum of Natural History have discovered the modern-day shark jaws are structurally different than their less complex ancestors.
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