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5-Million-Year-Old Winged Snake Fossils Found in US

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US researchers have identified a new species of snakes with projections of what might have been the unique broad wings that roamed five million years ago in the form of fossils at the Gray Fossil Site in the US and named after the Russian mythology snake Zilanto with wings. The fossils have been identified as those of the new genus ...

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Mysterious Radio Waves from Deeper Space Baffle Astronomers

Astronomers have been puzzled to locate the origin of a Fast Radio Burst (FRB), dubbed FRB 110523, that could have been no more than six billion light years from Earth. These radio signals could have emerged from a highly magnetized, gas-filled region of space, providing a new hint in the decade-long mystery over radio pulses received from inner space. “We ...

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Korean Scientist Develops Paper Battery Based on Origami Concept

  Japanese paper art origami has given birth to a new battery model at Binghamton University where a Korean engineer developed the technique that can be applied to building batteries. Seokheun “Sean” Choi has developed an inexpensive, bacteria-powered battery made from paper, that generates power from microbial respiration, delivering enough energy to run a paper-based biosensor with nothing more than ...

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Earth-like Planet ‘Kepler 452b’ Finally Found But…

This artist's concept depicts one possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of star that is similar to our sun. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

NASA has beeen aggressively looking for an earth-like planet for over a decade and many findings of planets proved futile owing to non-habitable or hostile conditions but the one found and named Kepler 452b is two-thirds similar, if not exactly the twin. The new earth-like planet has 385 days and twice the gravity, rocky surface and orbits its own Sun, ...

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NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Finds Distant Planet, Using Microlensing Technique

NASA’s spitzer telescope has found a gas planet as far away as 13,000 light years away, the distant celestial body known in the category, called ‘Ogle-2014-BLG-0124Lb’. The gas giant planet is thought to be half the mass of Jupiter. Underlining the spitzer telescope discovery, scientists said Spitzer can be used further to see how planets are distributed throughout the spiral-shaped Milky ...

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NASA discovers Christmas Island in Indian Ocean, takes photo

An island measuring 135 sq km, less than Washington DC, was found by NASA and the news came as the US space agency’s gift to the mankind but the island, belonging to Australia, is in the southern Indian Ocean, somewhere near the spot where the missing Malaysian aircraft MH370 is reported to have crashed. It is a coral atoll, a ...

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1 Million Mummies Unearthed from Egyptian Cemetery

A cemetery with over one million mummies has been found in Egypt by a team of archaeologists, who discovered the burial ground. While the site remains to be mystery, Kerry Muhlestein from Brigham Young University, said in a paper which he presented at the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities Scholars Colloquium, in Toronto, “We are fairly certain we ...

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Indian-Origin Scientists Isolate ‘Smart’ Protein from Nerve Cells, with Huge Future Potential

Sanjay Kumar, an Indian-origin scientist, has succeeded to isolate “smart” material from the protein taken from nerve cells that would usher in a new era into making biological sensors, flow valves and controlled drug release systems. "We created a new class of smart, protein-based materials whose structural principles are inspired by networks found in living cells," said Sanjay Kumar of ...

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