Groundbreaking shark fossils uncovered

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Scientists have recently unearthed a gargantuan set of bones belonging to a prehistoric shark that swam the seas of planet Earth around 89 million years ago. This new fish has been named the ‘Ptychodus Mortoni’ was bigger and more feirce than other fossils discovered, although palaeontologists have known about this predator for a while, and […]

Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

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The founder of SETI (Frank Drake) is eager to expand the search for extraterrestrial intelligence to approximately 82 billion kilometres away. As electromagnetic signals are easily detected at the desired location, it would be ideal to have a spacecraft there, which will essentially intercept alien communications. The challenge however, is the distance this location is […]

Stuttering found to be genetic

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The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NICD) have led research into whether the 1% of humans who stutter are actually suffering from a genetic disorder, disproving the common belief that the impediment is linked to anxiety. The three genes that are suspected to be linked to stuttering could lead to breakthrough research […]

An impossible conversation

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Scientist have found a way to talk to all those in a vegetative state, however it is very much a yes or no conversation however it offers new hope to patients, friends and relatives. Although this is not completely new, it uses MRI to see brain activity, the patient is told to imagine playing tennis […]

Hubble Space Telescope update

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An asteroid recently photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope, has left scientists baffled as to what has caused the strange X-shaped debris pattern captured. Although scientists believe that the asteroid belt is being ground down due to collisions for a long time, a collision of this magnitude have never been seen before. To find out more, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/asteroid-20100202.html and […]

Sand trap finally overcomes Mars Rover Spirit

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NASA has recently announced that Spirit, a six-year Red Planet exploration mission, will become stationary after attempts to free it from a sand trap have been unsuccessful. To find out more about Spirit and Opportunity, go to: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mer/index.html and to track all NASA missions, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/missions/index.html