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Tennessee scientists break down fossils of prehistoric pig-like creatures into amazing discovery

And modern peccary. (iStock) In an exciting discovery, researchers with East Tennessee State University (ETSU) have recently confirmed the prehistoric fossils found in an area called Gray Fossil Site belonging to two different species of ancient peccaries, Fossils , including part of a well-preserved skull, confirms that two species of peccaries – Mylohyus elmorei and Prosthennop's serus – roamed this …

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Neural stem cells grew from blood could revolutionize medicine

Voice Fatale Doctors would soon be able to grow new brain cells, which would help treat people with stroke or other neurological conditions, with only a small blood sample. Researchers from Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany and the University of Innsbruck in Austria figured out how to reprogram mature human blood cells in neural stem cells. Researchers have reprogrammed stem …

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When Apollo 8 first orbit the moon and saw the earth rise in space: NPR

The iconic "Earthrise" image held by astronaut Bill Anders on Apollo 8 on Christmas Eve 1968. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 liftoff. William Anders / NASA via AP hide caption change caption William Anders / NASA via AP The iconic "Earthrise" image held by astronaut Bill Anders on Apollo 8 on Christmas Eve 1968. Friday marked …

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We just found someone trying to manipulate our atmosphere

While you were sleeping, drinking coffee, binging on Netflix or otherwise unaware of what was happening in the atmosphere, China and Russia experimented with it behind their backs. No one knows why researchers from the two countries merged with performing these tests. There is speculation that the experiments, which involved heating the ionosphere (the layer in the upper atmosphere with …

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For the fourth time, SpaceX target for GPS satellite start

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. – Planning again for a fourth time, SpaceX plans to launch its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday morning from Florida's Space Coast. Launch window opens at 8:55 ET The 45th Weather Squadron forecasts a 90 percent chance of favorable weather on Saturday morning. December 22 now focuses on the launch of GPS III SV01. …

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Ultima Thule shines a puzzling light as new horizons spacecraft

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft took this composite image of Ultima Thule at around midnight EST on December 2, 2018, from a distance of 24 million miles (38.7 million kilometers ). In the right frame, the region within the yellow box has been expanded and the background stars are subtracted. Credit: NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI It's something strange going on …

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Tropical Lizard With Built-in Scuba Gear Can Stay Submerged For 16 Minutes

A water anole with an exhaled and recycled air bubble. Image: Lindsey Swierk Unprecedented footage from Costa Rica shows tiny tropical lizards "breathing" from an air sac suspended at their snouts-an apparent scuba tank that helps them stay submerged for extended periods. This footage comes courtesy of Lindsey Swierk, an ecologist from Binghamton University in New York. While observing water …

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Watch an astronaut attempt to go after returning to the earth from space

Nobody said it was easy to adapt to life on earth after living in space. From your lack of spatial awareness of missing the bird's-eye view of the International Space Station, astronauts return home to solid land and experience all sorts of symptoms as a result of long space stays. And according to a recently released video from NASA astronaut …

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