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Nomadic divers evolve larger spleens to stay underwater for 13 minutes, scientists find

A tribe of nomadic divers has evolved larger spleens to allow them to catch fish more than 200 feet underwater, scientists have discovered. For more than 1,000 years the Bajau population of Indonesia, has travelled the southeast Asian seas in … Continue reading

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Why Earth’s History Appears So Miraculous

It was natural to think that the bombers needed more armor where (it appeared) they were taking the most bullets. But the Hungarian-born mathematician Abraham Wald, and his colleagues at the Statistical Research Group at Columbia University, had a novel, … Continue reading

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Space Radiation & Danger On The Rise | Global Glowing

In their study, recently published in the journal Space Weather, the researchers found that large fluxes in Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCR) are rising faster and are on path to exceed any other recorded time in the space age. They also … Continue reading

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‘Unprecedented’ Native American burial site discovered in Gulf of Mexico off Florida |Sea Lever Rise Covered Site

Researchers believe during that time period, when sea levels were lower, the indigenous people of Florida buried their family members at the site. As sea levels eventually rose, the pond was covered by the Gulf of Mexico but the peat … Continue reading

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About half the petroleum chemicals in L.A.’s smog come from products like soap and paint, not cars | 7X Higher Indoors

The findings, published Thursday in the journal Science, reveal a shift in the balance of polluting power in cities — one that may prompt researchers and regulators to focus even more on a wide range of common consumer and industrial … Continue reading

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DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

Scientists led by museum DNA expert Ian Barnes drilled into the skull to extract DNA from bone powder. They say analysis indicates he had blue eyes, dark curly hair and “dark to black” skin pigmentation. The researchers say the evidence … Continue reading

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Feminists Arn’t Going To Like This: A single night of sleep loss impairs objective but not subjective working memory performance in a sex-dependent manner

Acute sleep deprivation can lead to judgement errors and thereby increases the risk of accidents, possibly due to an impaired working memory. However, whether the adverse effects of acute sleep loss on working memory are modulated by auditory distraction in … Continue reading

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