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Kids discover giant penguin’s fossil skeleton in New Zealand

Home News The giant penguin, Kairuku waewaeroa. (Image credit: Simone Giovanardi) What’s black and white and the size of a 10-year-old child? A giant, extinct penguin that lived between 27 million and 35 million years ago in what is now New Zealand. The enormous diving bird stood about 4.5 feet (1.4 meters) tall and had unusually long…

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Discover The Most Comfortable Branded Men’s Hoodies For Fall In This New Report

In the newly published report, you will find in-depth reviews on five of the leading hoodies that are currently available on the market, with details covering key areas such as material, durability, cost, and style.Visit https://gearforlife.com/5-best-mens-hoodies-for-2021-style-and-fit-are-the-focus for more information.As the colder seasons approach, you will want to update your existing wardrobe with the most comfortable…

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Researchers discover hormonal regulatory module for root elongation

In the future, agricultural crop production will have to manage with less and less nitrogen fertilisation. The goal must therefore be to increase nitrogen use efficiency so that yield levels can be kept stable. Plants respond to mild nitrogen deficiency by elongating their lateral roots. In this way, more nitrogen can be absorbed than before.…

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Scientists discover the molecular mechanism of black-streaked dwarf virus in rice

RBSDV infection-induced autophagy in L. striatellus midguts at various days post-feeding. Credit: Zhejiang University Rice viruses are prevalent in many rice-growing countries and often cause serious damages to rice production. Among them, the rice black-streaked dwarf virus (RBSDV), transmitted by the small brown planthopper Laodelphax striatellus, causes tremendous losses in China’s grain yields every year. Therefore,…

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Scientists discover on-off switch for bacteria that breathe electricity

Home News A hair-like structure (light blue) in a Geobacter microbe pushes a nanowire (red) out through the surface of the cell. These nanowires allow the bacteria to “exhale” electricity. (Image credit: NIKHIL MALVANKAR / YALE UNIVERSITY)Deep beneath the seabed, teensy bacteria “exhale” electricity through long, skinny snorkels, and now, scientists have discovered how to…

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Scientists discover a new type of infrared polaritons at the surface of bulk crystals

An international team has reported in Nature the first observation of ghost polaritons, which are a new form of surface waves carrying nanoscale light strongly coupled with material oscillations and featuring highly collimated propagation properties. The research team observed these phenomena over a common material — calcite — and showed how ghost polaritons can facilitate…

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Egyptians discover fossil of new amphibious whale

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Egyptian scientists have discovered the fossil of a new species of amphibious whale that dates back 43 million years, a member of the research team said. “This is a species that was not known” previously, said Hesham Sallam, an Egyptian palaeontologist from the team. “This is the first time that an…

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Discover the Historic Charm and Eclectic Flavors of Lake Murray Country

It’s rare indeed to discover a region that artfully combines historic charm while bursting with every modern necessity, not to mention some of the south’s finest food. Such is the case with Lake Murray Country, South Carolina, where visitors can peruse 40 art galleries, collect timeless wares and fun threads at specialty shops and taste…

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Scientists discover tiny chameleon once feared extinct, but its future is uncertain

Scientists were thrilled to find living Chapman’s pygmy chameleons, but disappointed to discover their populations are isolated and can no longer reach each other to breed.   Video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET One of the world’s rarest and smallest chameleons, a creature feared extinct, has been found clinging to life in the rainforests of Africa.…

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Scientists discover inherited neurodegenerative disease in monkeys

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University have identified a naturally occurring mutation in nonhuman primates that closely resembles a rare neurodegenerative disease in people. The discovery could lead to the development of new therapies to treat Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and is the latest in a trove of discoveries made possible by a massive genomic database…