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Man To Be Eaten Alive By Anaconda In The Name Of Science

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online And he isn't even shooting a music video for Nicki Minaj. Naturalist and wildlife filmmaker, Paul Rosolie, apparently donned a self-designed, snake-proof suit and allowed himself to be consumed by the…

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Ghost In The Machine: Study Probes Causes Of ‘Feeling Of Presence’ Phenomenon

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Call them ghosts, specters, apparitions, guardian angels or phantoms, but tales of that strange sensation people experience when they think they feel someone nearby reach across cultures and time periods. Now, however,…

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Divide And Rule – Raven Politics

Provided by Mag. Alexandra Frey, University of Vienna A group of ravens is sometimes called a conspiracy. Mythology and folklore have attributed many supernatural features to these large black birds. During the last decades, studies on the cognitive abilities of…

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Man Loses Fear Of Spiders After Brain Surgery

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We all have fears, rational or not. Some fear the dark, some fear snakes, and some fear the unknown. No matter what the fear, we all have them. Most of us just…

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Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Why Scratching Makes You Feel Even Itchier

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scratching an itch should make you feel better, but often times it only intensifies the feeling – and now scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered what…

Researchers Discover For First Time That Rare Bush Frog Breeds In Bamboo

Researchers Discover That Rare Bush Frog Breeds In Bamboo

Provided by National University of Singapore Scientists observed this new reproductive mode in critically endangered white spotted bush frogs in South India's Western Ghats Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a new reproductive mode in frogs…

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A Battle For Ant Sperm

Provided by Joshua Brown, University of Vermont And you thought the sexual battles between people could get weird and fierce? Try ants. In a new study, biologists at the University of Vermont have discovered some queen ants that make sexual…

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Prehistoric Art And Auditory Illusions Of The Supernatural

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Prehistoric art can be found around the world. Early man painted cave walls in France, carved petroglyphs in Arizona and erected huge monuments in England, just to name a few. A new…

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Researchers Discover The Origins Of Sex In The Primordial World

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At some point in our primordial past, life on Earth began to reproduce sexually – leading to greater and greater genetic diversity. According to a new study in the journal Nature, a…

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Giant Extinct Kangaroos Did Not Hop

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern kangaroos are known for their hopping abilities, but that doesn’t mean we should assume that all ancient relatives of the marsupial used this mode of transportation. According to a new study…