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28% of retired NFL players Face early onset of Alzheimer’s

On Friday, data released by National Football League (NFL) lawyers has revealed that 28% of the retired NFL players face early onset of Alzheimer's disease.

Details from data have stated that nearly three in 10 former NFL players have risk of developing moderate neuro-cognitive dilemma,... read more

Researchers Unveil New Skeleton of Spinosaurus

In April 2008, someone brought a box of sediment-encrusted pieces to a paleontologist, Nizar Ibrahim, who was in Moroccan oasis town at the edge of the Sahara. There was a blade-shaped bone inside the box. Ibrahim took the bone to a University in Casablanca for further study.

After a... read more

Species of Pterosaur named after Dragon-Like Creatures from Avatar Movie

A recently found species of pterosaur has been named after the dragon-like creatures from director James Cameron's blockbuster 2009 movie Avatar. The movie involved attractive flying creatures that were managed by blue human-like beings experiencing ecological devastation on a moon called... read more

Squirrel-like Creatures’ discovery may require re-thinking about Earth's earliest mammals

Tiny fossils of extinct mouse and squirrel-like creatures have been found in China. This discovery may require researchers to re-think about when the Earth's earliest mammals came into being.

The fossils were discovered in the northeastern province of Liaoning and suggest that the world's... read more

Acidic Water Impairs Shark’s Smelling Abilities

According to a new study, rising level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making ocean water more acidic. As a result, rising acidity in the water could reduce the ability of the sharks to sense the odor of their prey. The study was published on August 11 in the journal Global Change Biology... read more

Fossils of Earliest-Known Mammals Discovered In China

Chinese paleontologists have uncovered fossils of tiny, squirrel-like creatures in Liaoning Province, China. These creatures looked like today's squirrels and lived nearly 160-170 million years ago during the Jurassic period.

Three extremely well-preserved specimens that belonged to... read more

Earth’s Ozone Layer shows early signs of thickening after years of depletion

Researchers from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have shared good news that the ozone hole that appears annually over Antarctica is no more getting bigger, as per the data collected for past few years.

The study gives a respite by... read more

Pelvic Bone Important for Reproduction in dolphins, whales

It was previously considered that the pelvis is useless in dolphins and whales. But the pelvic bone still retained its important, even when the animals shifted from walking to swimming.

According to a new paper, the pelvis is not useful for walking but it is useful for successful... read more

Studies Reveal Serious Effects of the Fukushima Radiation

Fukushima-Daiichi power plant experienced a disaster on 11th March, 2011. The plant started releasing radiations when it was hit by Tsunami triggered by an earthquake. It was the largest nuclear incident since Chernobyl meltdown in 1986. Recent studies have revealed that the radiation of the... read more

Researchers Searching for New Antibiotics

Molecular microbiology professor Mervyn Bibb carries out interesting experiments and he is searching for new antibiotics. His experiment subjects could vary from leafcutter ants to bacteria that stay in the deep ocean.

Research team at John Innes Centre (JIC) in Norwich works on an... read more

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