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Dogs align their bodies with earth’s magnetic field

A report published in the Frontiers in Zoology indicates dogs are sensitive to the earth’s magnetic field. How is this sensitivity expressed you may ask? By aligning their bodies on […]

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The end of banana as we know it

The end may be near for bananas. After the extinction of the Gros Michel banana during the mid 20th century, the yellow fruit is once again in danger. The cause […]

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Feds prosecute corporate agriculture spies.

Federal prosecutors allege seven Chinese spies attempted to steal valuable seed technology from Iowa farms. According to the U.S.A. Today one man has been arrested for stealing trade secrets worth […]

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Could it be the most elusive fruit in the world?

The Azores is a cluster of volcanic islands west of Spain where botanist found a new species of Orchid. Thought to be only one orchid variety (it is an island) […]

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Neanderthals more organized than some humans

In Balzi Rossi, Italy archaeologist think they have evidence which demonstrates neanderthals had at least some degree of organizational skills. Remains found in caves where neanderthals are thought to have […]

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Frogs named after Darwin go extinct.

An amphibian skin disease is thought to be responsible for large number of frogs dying off. According to the New York Daily News frogs named after Charles Darwin have gone […]

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Oldest evidence of “big cat” subfamily found in Asia.

Fossils discovered by palaeontologists in 2010 are thought to be the oldest evidence of large cats. Researchers believe skull fragments uncovered in the Himalayas belong to the newly named Panthera blytheae. […]

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We didn’t evolve from monkeys, we evolved from dirt.

What appears to be a tongue-in-cheek report from The Register advances the idea that humans may have actually evolved from clay. The headline of the story is captioned “SCIENCE and […]