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sun research
2015-03-27 09:46:06

NASA and the ESA are hoping that a pair of satellites currently in development will solve some of the longstanding mysteries of the sun by getting up close and personal with our solar system’s host star, provided they can survive the extreme heat and harsh conditions.

2015-03-25 12:28:07

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2015-03-23 16:27:10

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2015-03-21 12:07:18

By cupping their hands to their mouths, orangutans have discovered that they can sound bigger and badder to fake out their mortal enemies.

Cervantes
2015-03-20 18:54:12

Nearly four centuries after his death, a team of forensic scientists has apparently discovered the remains of Miguel de Cervantes, the Spanish novelist who wrote "The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha", various media outlets reported earlier this week.

bury people
2015-03-14 08:36:30

As the world’s population inches closer to the eight billion mark, there are growing concerns over an issue that might not be the sort of thing that you’d immediately think about: what to do with all of these they people once they die?

coffee arteries
2015-03-04 08:09:05

Enjoying a few cups of coffee each day could reduce your risk of heart disease by keeping your arteries from becoming clogged, according to a new Korean-led study published online Tuesday in the international peer-reviewed journal Heart.

seeds 'doomsday' vault
2015-03-02 13:02:49

The so-called “doomsday vault” located on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard has received its first delivery of forest tree species seeds – a Norway spruce and a Scots pine.

lead casket greyfriars
2015-03-02 10:34:00

A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered close to the remains of King Richard III contained an elderly woman who may have been an early church benefactor, archaeologists have announced.

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2015-02-15 14:12:34

Did ancient civilizations negatively impact the rainforest? Researchers from the UK are using drones to find out.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).