Thursday, 21 September 2017

Why Poison Frogs Don’t Poison Themselves

Why Poison Frogs Don’t Poison Themselves

The answer provide clues for developing better drugs to fight pain and addiction

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Experts find 60 preserved ancient shipwrecks at the bottom of the Black Sea

Experts find 60 preserved ancient shipwrecks at the bottom of the Black Sea

Dozens of perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks have been found at the bottom of the Black Sea. A total of 60 wrecks were discovered dating back as far as 2,500 years, including galleys from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.

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Getting emotional after failure helps you improve next time, study finds

Getting emotional after failure helps you improve next time, study finds

Perhaps it is best to beat yourself up a little the next time you fail at a task. New research led by a University of Kansas marketing professor has found emotional responses to failure rather than cognitive ones are more effective at improving people's results for the next time they tackle the next related task.

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Evolution Isn’t Always Slow. Sometimes It Happens Overnight

Evolution Isn’t Always Slow. Sometimes It Happens Overnight

There are still people out there who don't believe in evolution, and frankly, we don't want to start that argument. Instead, we'd prefer to just point to those moments when natural selection made itself suddenly, dramatically known.

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Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, examiners conclude

Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, examiners conclude

Researchers at Boston University found Hernandez, whose April death was ruled a suicide, had Stage 3 CTE, with Stage 4 being the most severe.

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To save the planet, scientists figured out how to fix cow farts

To save the planet, scientists figured out how to fix cow farts

The secret to climate-friendly cattle.

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Plastic-degrading fungus found in Pakistan trash dump

Plastic-degrading fungus found in Pakistan trash dump

Scientists found the fungus Aspergillus tubingensis breaking down plastic in a rubbish dump in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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