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Japan aiming to send unmanned probe to the Moon in 2018

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 07:08

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced its plans to land an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018.

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Ultra-rare 'pocket shark' surfaces after more than three decades

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 07:07

An ultra-rare pocket shark has resurfaced after more than three decades as it was previously seen 36 years earlier.

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Japan planning to send unmanned rover to moon by 2018

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:27

In a move that will fuel Asian space race, Japan has announced its plans to land an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018.

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Data shows 72 year olds are most regular gym users

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:17

According to a new report, people who are 72 years old are the most regular gym users in the United Kingdom.

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Entire Galaxies Can Be Tossed Out Of Home Galaxies, Say Astronomers

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 08:11

Astronomers were aware of the fact that there are stars that flung out of their home galaxies into the deep space, but recently they have found something which is rare and astonishing.

A team of astronomers said they have discovered that entire galaxies could be homeless. These galaxies toss out of their galactic cluster homes to roam around in the intergalactic space.

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Researchers find new way to make silicon using liquid silicon ink with laser

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:05

A team of researchers in the Netherlands have claimed that they have found a new way to produce silicon in polycrystalline form through liquid silicon ink along with a single laser pulse.

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Experts say sweet potato is naturally modified crop

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:53

Amid much debate about the genetically engineering crops across the world, experts have said that sweet potatoes have been found to be genetically modified by nature.

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Facebook increasing its workforce at incredible pace

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:27

Social network Facebook is apparently on a hiring spree; with the company's total workforce in the January-March 2015 quarter having surpassed the 10,000-employee mark. At the end of March 2015, the total number of employees working at Facebook was 10,082.

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Tigress gives birth to three cubs at Columbus zoo

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 08:47

On April 21, three Amur tiger cubs were born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio.

According to zoo staff, each tiger weighed 2.5 pounds (1.1 kilograms) at birth, which falls within the typical range of 1.5 to 3 pounds (0.7 to 1.4 kg) for tiger cubs.

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NASA distances itself from Hyundai ad campaign

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 22:30

American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has distanced itself from a new ad campaign launched by South Korean automotive giant, Hyundai Motor.

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Baboons don’t prefer females with big bottoms

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:45

It was earlier thought that red bottoms in female baboons attract their potential mates. However, a new study says male baboons look for more than just those red bottoms. It has been reported by scientists that this doesn't play as strong role as compared to other indications of fertility.

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Champagne Bottles salvaged from Baltic Sea are 170 Years old

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:40

Earlier, divers found about 168 bottles of champagne from a shipwreck, which was present at the bottom of Baltic Sea. After that, scientists started experiments to figure out what was exactly in the bottles. In addition, they worked to determine how old the bottles of champagne were and how that champagne is different from the bubbly sold these days.

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Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope delayed

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 05:48

According to the latest reports, the construction of the Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) has been delayed again. The non-profit company that is building Thirty Meter Telescope said that it will postpone the construction. Hawaii Gov. David Ige saidconstruction will re-start and the company is yet to provide the construction schedule.

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Archaeologists discover world's oldest stone tools in Kenya

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 05:41

A team of Archaeologists have discovered stone tools that are believed to the oldest such tools to be discovered in the world.

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IBM’s significant investments could prove harmful for future of BlackBerry's Operating System

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:38

Last year, BlackBerry made a healthcare-related investment that according to many was a great opportunity for the company to grow its user base. Unfortunately, BBRY was slow in action and IBM has been aggressive in the space.

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65-year-old woman to deliver quadruplets in two months

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:58

A 65-year-old German is expected to give birth to four babies in two months. According to Bild newspaper, Annegret Raunigk, a Berlin schoolteacher is pregnant with quadruplets. She already has children ranging in age from 9 to 44, from five fathers.

Raunigk said that she decided to become pregnant again because her 9-year-old daughter wanted a younger sibling.

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Scientists still unable to clone extinct dinosaurs

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:24

Science has made several strides in development in the field of genetic science but the scientists have said that the possibility of cloning extinct animals alike the dinosaurs is still a distant possibility.

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German woman pregnant with quadruplets at the age of 65

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 09:57

A 65-year-old German woman is due to give birth to quadruplets in the summer. She has defended her decision by saying that she has been looking forward to the challenges ahead.

Annegret Raunigk said that she took the decision to get pregnant when her nine-year old daughter, Lelia, told her that she wanted to have a baby sister or brother.

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Fun Facts about Grilled Cheese

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:42

Today is 'National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day'. On this day, lets us reveal some really interesting facts about grilled cheese.

Skout, a dating social network, stated that grilled cheese contributes a lot when it comes to your sexual life. It has been said so, as those who eat more grilled cheese have more sex than those who do not eat much of it.

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Two whales stranded on shore near Neptune Beach euthanized due to safety concerns

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:11

A whale and its calf beached on Florida’s Neptune Beach were euthanized Sunday morning.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, both the whales were euthanized after long efforts to rescue them failed.

Volunteers from the FWC, Marine Mammal Response, Atlantic Beach Ocean Rescue and lifeguards were informed about the condition of the two whales on Sunday.

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