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Scientists using spinach as a bomb detector which relays warnings to humans via their smartphones. This is one of the first demonstrations of engineering electronic systems into plants, an approach that the researchers call “plant nanobionics.” “The goal of plant nanobionics...
What is that 'ice monster' in Alaska's Chena River? The Bureau of Land Management posted video on Facebook last week of what it later described as an “ice monster” swimming against the current in Alaska’s Chena River, prompting all...
NASA has released detailed images of some of its spookier recent space discoveries, including a patch of pumpkin-shaped stars and the still-beating heart of a supernova. During an X-ray survey of the original Kepler field of view, a patch of...
An appeals court today upheld a federal decision to list a species of ice seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The decision by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reverses...
An Australian man posted a Facebook video of a massive spider carrying a mouse up a fridge. Jason Womal, from Mackay, Queensland, filmed the sight of the huge spider with its prey at a neighbour's house. The 20-second video has had...
Scottish researches claims that ancient Europeans feasted on rodents around 5,000 years ago. Researchers have reached to the conclusion after examining thousands of mammalian bones found at Skara Brae – a popular archeological site in Scotland. Archaeologists sifting through nearly...
People who stop smoking abruptly have a 25 percent better chance of remaining cigarette free than people who use any other method to stop smoking. Dr. Nicola Lindson-Hawley and colleagues from Oxford University in Britain are the first to...
Processing tomatoes in large quantities produces a huge amount of waste that at present is destined for landfills or becomes a water contaminant. Namita Shrestha with the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and colleagues from Princeton University...
The oldest fossil of any land-dwelling organism found to date is a fungus called Tortotubus. The fungus may not have been the first terrestrial organism but it played a pivotal in preparing the Earth for higher orders of plants...

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