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Israel solves Saturn mystery

Israeli scientists crack the mystery of Saturn’s day New research at Tel Aviv University determines that the planet takes seven minutes less than previously thought to complete full turn on its axis. Ynet News, March 26, 2015 Israeli scientists have … Continue reading

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More proof for Einstein theory

Israeli Scientists Prove Einstein’s 100-Year-Old Theory Beyond confirming the General Theory of Relativity, the observation rules out one of the interesting ideas concerning the unification of General Relativity and Quantum Theory. By: Jspace Staff March 17, 2015 http://www.jspacenews.com/israeli-scientists-prove-einstein-100-year-old-theory/   One … Continue reading

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Primitive marine reptile identified

Motorboat-Size Sea Monster Found, Sheds Insight on Evolution The 170-million-year-old marine reptile comes from a prehistoric period little known to scientists. A new species of marine reptile, Dearcmhara shawcrossi, swims in Jurassic seas in an illustration. Illustration by Todd Marshall … Continue reading

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Selfish ribosome drives evolution

Forget the selfish gene: Evolution of life is driven by the selfish ribosome, research suggests Date: January 7, 2015 Source: Science Daily Aarhus University Large (red) and small (blue) subunit fit together. Structure and shape of the E.coli 70S ribosome. … Continue reading

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Neurons involved in bat navigation

3D Compass in the Brain 03 Dec, 2014 Neuroscience, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel    A study on bats’ flight pinpoints the neurons that tell us which way we are headed Pilots are trained to guard against vertigo: a sudden … Continue reading

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biological basis for risky behavior

Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior Date: August 27, 2014 Source: Science Daily Florida State University Young man (stock image). “Psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, neuroscientists, criminal justice professionals and parents are engaged in a daily struggle to understand … Continue reading

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New clue for autism treatment

Children with autism have extra synapses in brain: May be possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis Reprinted from Science Daily Date: August 21, 2014 Source: Columbia University Medical Center In a study of brains from children with autism, … Continue reading

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Large dinosaurs evolved into small birds

Shrinking dinosaurs evolved into flying birds Date: July 31, 2014 Source: Science Daily, from University of Southampton Meet the ancestors: The feathered dinosaur Microraptor pounces on a nest of primitive birds (Sinornis). Both species lived during the Cretaceous Period (~120 … Continue reading

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