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Researchers Have Created The Most Accurate Ever View Of A Dinosaur (Video)

Researchers Have Created The Most Accurate Ever View Of A Dinosaur

A technique known as laser-stimulated fluorescence imaging has allowed researchers to reconstruct a Jurassic-era dinosaur with unprecedented accuracy, which may also unlock clues to the origin of flight. University of Hong Kong scientists conducted laser-stimulated fluorescence imaging on specimen samples of Anchiornis—a feathered bird with four wings and “drumstick-shaped” legs first discovered in northeast China in 2009. At a news ... Read More »

Canadian Bacteria Fossils Are Earth’s Oldest, Say Researchers

Canadian Bacteria Fossils Are Earth's Oldest, Say Researchers

A team of scientists has announced the discovery of 3.77 billion-year-old rocks that contain the tiny fossilized remnants of fossilized bacteria. Tiny filaments and tubes formed by bacteria that lived on iron were found encased in quartz layers in the Nuvvuagittuq Supracrustal Belt (NSB), Quebec, Canada. The NSB contains some of the oldest sedimentary rocks known on Earth which likely ... Read More »

FBI nearly paid ex-UK spy Christopher Steele who compiled Trump-Russia dossier

FBI nearly paid ex-UK spy Christopher Steele who compiled Trump-Russia dossier

The FBI was ready to pay Christopher Steele, the former MI6 officer who produced the explosive Donald Trump Moscow dossier, it was alleged on Tuesday night. The Washington Post, which reported the allegation, could not confirm how much the agency planned to pay Steele. The arrangement would have seen Steele continue his investigations into the alleged connections between Trump and ... Read More »

Spacex To Send Two Tourists Beyond The Moon Next Year

Spacex To Send Two Tourists Beyond The Moon Next Year

Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX announced Monday it’s accepted a “significant deposit” from two private citizens to take a trip around the moon in late 2018. The two space tourists are expected to begin training and undergo health and fitness tests later this year. According to Reuters and the Los Angeles Times, the proposed orbital flight would be 100% self-funded, would ... Read More »

Anders Behring Breivik Loses Human Rights Case against Norway

Anders Behring Breivik Loses Human Rights Case against Norway

Anders Behring Breivik lost a human rights case on Wednesday when an appeals court overturned a lower court verdict that his near-isolation in a three-room cell was inhuman. A Norwegian appeals court on Wednesday ruled that mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik had not been treated “inhumanely” while being held in isolation in prison, overturning a previous ruling by a lower ... Read More »

Are aliens invading Australia? ‘UFO’ burns across the Tasmanian morning sky

Are aliens invading Australia? 'UFO' burns across the Tasmanian morning sky

An unknown burning object flying across the sky has sent the internet buzzing over what it is. Lee-Anne Peters captured footage of the object over Hobart, on the Australian island of Tasmania on Tuesday. Airservices Australia tried to calm the masses that witnessed the suspected extra-terrestrial phenomenon, saying it was nothing more than a commercial aircraft passing through clouds with ... Read More »

12 police killed in Afghanistan checkpoint attack

12 police killed in Afghanistan checkpoint attack

At least 12 police personnel were killed in an attack at a checkpoint in Helmand province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official said. The assault reportedly took place late on Monday night in the vicinity of the 2nd police district in Lashkargah City, the provincial capital of Helmand. Local media said a man in police uniform opened fire at officers ... Read More »

WHO issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

WHO issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health published by WHO. As part of the WHO’s efforts to address the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the agency created the list in an effort to encourage governments to put policies in place that incentivize basic science and advanced research and development (R&D) by publicly funded agencies as well ... Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Under Fire for Oval Office Couch Photo (Watch)

Kellyanne Conway Under Fire for Oval Office Couch Photo (Watch)

A debate around decorum in the executive mansion exploded in the Twitterverse Monday night when photos surfaced of White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway casually sitting on an Oval Office couch with her legs tucked under her. President Trump met with leaders of historically black colleges and universities Monday, and took a photo with the group at the Oval Office. But ... Read More »

Bag Of Moon Dust To Be Given To Auction Winner

Bag Of Moon Dust To Be Given To Auction Winner

A rare bag of moon dust collected during NASA’s first lunar mission is back in the hands of an Inverness woman after the space agency returned the extraterrestrial rock and soil samples to her Monday following a federal judge’s order last week. Nasa officials handed over the lunar dust bag — the only known one of its kind — at ... Read More »