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New evidence from an international team of researchers show that horses were first domesticated about 1,000 years earlier than previously thought. These people rode, milked,…
You might think that the world's leading paleontologists had better things to do than reverse engineer a chicken, but you would be wrong.
Who gets to give trees their names, and why would anyone call a new species the No Parking tree?
Thursday, 05 March 2009 20:27

?4U: Does texting hurt ability to spell?

British researchers studied pre-teenage children and found that they excelled in school reading and writing tests and spelling bees even though they spell "what" as…
According to the Pew Center on the States, at the beginning of 2008, 2.3 million Americans were in jail or prison, or on parole or…
Saturday, 28 February 2009 23:19

You can look back 1.5M years ago and see us walking

According to archeological diggings by an international team of scientists, preserved footprints of an ancestor of modern Homo sapiens (humans), has been discovered in eastern…
Wednesday, 25 February 2009 22:01

Got gray hair and don't know why? Ask a scientist!

European researchers also wanted to know why red, brown, blonde, and black hair turns gray over the years. They found a scientific reason for hair…
Sunday, 22 February 2009 04:06

Searching for the world's funniest fart

Professor Trevor Cox once conducted research into the world's most sickening sounds, now he has turned his academic focus towards farting noises.
Wednesday, 18 February 2009 19:54

Study finds Ritalin risky for pleasure addiction

According to New York researchers, the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medicine Ritalin increases the risk of addiction to people who take it for pleasure…
The following is a compilation of ten articles about English naturalist Charles Darwin, upon the two hundredth anniversary of his birth and the one hundred…



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