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Translucent particle rings of Saturn

Translucent particle rings of Saturn Although solid-looking in many images, Saturn’s rings are actually translucent. In this picture, we can glimpse the shadow of...
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Social media can boost well-being of elders: Study

Social media can boost well-being of elders: Study IANS  London, December 15, 2014 Learning to connect with family members residing in distant countries through...
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Dog Brains Process Human Speech In The Same Way We Do

This video from Victoria Ratcliffe and David Reby reports the results of an experiment showing that dogs express opposite orienting biases when exposed to...
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Why all-night reading beats raving in Taipei

24-hour arty people: why all-night reading beats raving in Taipei Letting people read without having to buy has turned the Eslite bookstore in Taiwan’s...
The new species, the Sulawesi streaked flycatcher (upper left and center), is shown in comparison to related species in an illustration.
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New Bird Species Confirmed in Indonesia, 15 Years After First Sighting

New Bird Species Confirmed in Indonesia, 15 Years After First Sighting The Sulawesi streaked flycatcher was first spotted by bird-watchers in 1997. by Mary...
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Threads of Freedom

While their classmates aspired for a dream job in Silicon Valley, two engineering students from Georgia Tech, Pritham Raja and Soumil Surana, decided to...
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Actual true research on Cats

Sorry, Cat Haters, Science Isn’t On Your Side What research actually says about felines By Rafi Letzter Posted October 22, 2014 Some people just...
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Mangalyaan among best inventions of 2014: Time magazine

Mangalyaan among best inventions of 2014: Time magazine IndiaToday.in  New Delhi, November 21, 2014 Describing it as a technological feat that will allow India...
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International Female Police Peacekeeper 2014 Award

Congratulations to Shakti Devi for winning the prestigious International Female Police Peacekeeper 2014 Award! Devi, a police inspector of the Jammu and Kashmir police,...
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Zap Your Brain to Health with an Electrode Cap

Zap Your Brain to Health with an Electrode Cap Future medications for brain disorders could be delivered through electrodes rather than pills By Marom...