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54 Million Years Old Primate Bones in Gujarat Reiterate Mysterious, Isolated Gondwanaland Puzzle

A cache of ancient bones, exquisitely preserved, were found in a left-over coal mine in Gujarat, which appear to be the most primitive primate bones yet discovered, according to an analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and Des Moines University. More than that, the Gujarat primates date back to a time when what is now India was ...

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Mamata Decides to Open Netaji Files to Public

After 70 years since the mysterious plane crash that purportedly killed Indian icon Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Formosa (Taiwan), refusing the secretive efforts to cover up the incident, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that the 64 files in state government’s possession would be declassified and made public. While the Centre had all along been adamant to ...

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Missing Link Between Humans, Apes Could be Unique African Chimp: Experts

Close on the heels of making it to news when visiting US President Barack Obama was introduced to “Lucy” — the 3.2 million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis discovered in Ethiopia in 1974, Africa has again made an overwhelming announcement that its scientists were able to find the missing link in human evolution. A team of paleoanthropologists—including Zeray Alemseged, the senior curator of ...

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Modern Humans Evolved in 4 Stages Since First Homo Species: Study

Humans have evolved after undergoing at least four major stages of change, said scientists based on plaeontological evidence of fossils from the Sima de los Huesos in Spain’s Sierra de Atapuerca. The fossils dated 430,000 years ago were found in a cave site and the belonged to hominin species, named the Sima de los Huesos hominin. Researchers found that the ...

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Sleeplessness is the Missing Link to Alzheimer’s Disease: UC Study

Scientists from the University of Columbia, Berkeley believe that sleeplessness leads to memory loss as a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories in turn leads to the beta-amyloid protein to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. “Our findings reveal a new pathway through which Alzheimer’s disease may cause memory decline later in life,” said UCB’s ...

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Netaji Snoopgate: What’s so Strange? Where’s the Missing Link?

Post-independence, the government of India changed the hands to Indian leaders but not its intelligence traditions, going by the fact that for two decades until 1968, the family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was under watch. Essentially it was a case of not sharing the spoils of a success that led the Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi to keep off Netaji family from ...

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Did Ancient Indian Sage Kanad Invent Atom for Real?

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, a staunch Modi-supporter and now a BJP MP, has stirred another row over Ganesh Surgery, Kanad atom research and modern day plastic surgery. While many modern scientists and of course, the Left party members will be annoyed at the glorification of Vedic culture and knowledge, the pertinent question is whether there is a ...

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54 Million Years Old Fossils Found, Solve Age-Old Riddles, Establish India was Once Isolated Gondwana Island

Some newly discovered fossils of the horse, the rhino and the tapir led researchers to solve age-old riddles concerning the common ancestor for the these animals. More than that the fossils reiterate the contention that India, ancient Gondwana island, was once separated from the mainland. The animals group likely to have originated on the subcontinent when it was still an ...

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