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Mitochondrial DNA of 22,000-Year-Old Giant Panda Reveals Long-Lost Lineage

Added: 20.06.2018 12:25 | 10 views | 0 comments

A research team led by scientists at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, has analyzed mitochondrial DNA isolated from a 22,000-year-old panda specimen found in southern China and found that the ancient bear separated from present-day giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) around 183,000 years ago, suggesting that it belonged to a [...]

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When muscles weaken with age

Added: 20.06.2018 5:27 | 13 views | 0 comments

Age-related changes in the peripheral nerves can drastically reduce the quality of life. Scientists have now identified what triggers such changes.

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Site of the next major earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?

Added: 20.06.2018 5:07 | 13 views | 0 comments

Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be the nucleation site of the next major earthquake on the fault, yet geoscientists cannot evaluate this hazard until the location and geometry of the fault zone is documented.

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Hawaii volcano: Eruptions are GOOD for the planet despite wreaking havoc say scientists

Added: 20.06.2018 4:22 | 11 views | 0 comments

THE ERUPTION of Kilauea volcano has wreaked havoc on Hawaii’s Big Island for over a month and a half and has destroyed over 467 homes, but scientists have now pointed to the many benefits that volcanic eruptions bring.

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Swimming without an engine

Added: 20.06.2018 2:14 | 4 views | 0 comments

Using nothing but 3D printing, scientists have developed a paddling submarine that requires no engine, propellant or power supply.

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Is "Friendly Fire" in the Brain Provoking Alzheimer's Disease?

Added: 20.06.2018 2:13 | 8 views | 0 comments

Scientists want to combat dementia and neurodegeneration by keeping the brain’s immune system from going rogue

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Researchers map brain of blind patient who can see motion

Added: 20.06.2018 2:13 | 6 views | 0 comments

Since the visual processing centres of her brain went dark after a stroke, a Scottish woman has been unable to see objects. However, she has developed the remarkable ability to see objects in motion, neuroscientists at Western University in Canada have discovered.

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Transferring quantum information using sound

Added: 20.06.2018 2:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

Scientists have found a new way to transfer quantum information. They propose using tiny mechanical vibrations. The atoms are coupled with each other by 'phonons' -- the smallest quantum mechanical units of vibrations or sound waves.

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Swimming without an engine

Added: 20.06.2018 2:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

Using nothing but 3D printing, scientists have developed a paddling submarine that requires no engine, propellant or power supply.

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