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Replace the Clean Power Plan

President Trump officially entered office, erasing mentions of climate change from the White House website and replacing them with vows to increase fossil fuel development.
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Baby Dinosaurs Took Three to Six Months to Hatch

Baby Dinosaurs Took Three to Six Months to Hatch. With few clues to dinosaurs’ embryonic lives, scientists assumed that young dinosaurs shared modern birds’ swift incubation period, which ranges from 45 to 80 days for eggs in the size range of dino eggs. A reptile egg generally takes about twice as long to hatch as a bird egg of similar size, says lead author Gregory Erickson, a paleobiologist at Florida State University in Tallahassee.
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Neurosurgeon Performs the First Human Head Transplant

Screen Shot 2015-06-16 at 12.00.11 AMAn Italian neurosurgeon named Sergio Canavero, head of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, believes that he can successfully perform the first human head transplant as early as 2016.

He unveiled his plans in Annapolis, Maryland, during a 2.5 hour presentation at a conference of the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgeons. During the presentation, Canavero introduced the man who has volunteered to be the first human to undergo a head transplant.
This man, Russian-born ValerySpiridonov, is 30 years old.Spiridonov suffers from an incurable, progressive wasting ailment known asWerdnig-Hoffmann disease. If successful, a head transplant surgery could prolong his lie.

Canavero spoke during his presentation about how he would mend the severed spinal cord, which would be crucial for any such surgery, and explained major advances in the field, particularly with regards to animals.

The trick, he says, is to cut the cord with a nano blade, then use polyethylene glycol and an electrical current in a rather Frankenstein-esque manner to speed and promote the reattachment of nerve fibers cut during the surgery.
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Scientific Journal Nature Reveals Why Men Exist

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 8.52.05 PMLadies, have you ever wondered, in times of duress or otherwise, why on earth men have to be men? Or, to all the fellas out there, have you ever questioned why your fraternal bonds even exist? Well, a panel of researchers has recently published a reason as to why men, and males in general, exist in the first place. The answer may surprise you, as it is both complex and trivial at the same time.

Published recently in the well known scientific journal Nature, the answer is quite simple: natural selection. However, these two words are but a simplification of a larger scientific process. Having two genders allows for competition within a species, meaning that one gender only mates with the best and strongest of the other. This means that only the strongest and most hardy genes get passed down, ensuring the species’ survival. But, why does this indicate that there must be two genders? Well, if a species is limited to one gender, then its members will be able to reproduce regardless of their physical or other prowess. This makes the species weaker, and with less variation between individuals. So, essentially, having both males and females keeps aa species strong, and singles out the best individuals for reproduction.

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Double your IQ by Eating these Foods

Screen Shot 2015-05-07 at 2.43.02 PMEveryone wants to be smart, but not everyone is born with the brain prowess they would like. Fortunately, the dumb of the world can finally become smart through a shocking revelation that was recently leaked that lists the foods people can eat to boost their brain power and make themselves smarter.

Imagine no longer having to study to grow brain cells. Scientific research revealed  people can just eat the right foods and become smarter. As intelligence-challenged people all over the world celebrate, make sure you incorporate these foods into your diet so you won’t be one of the maudling masses who weren’t informed of this huge scientific breakthrough.

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Remarkable Breakthrough- One Man Lived Without Arms for 40 Years

Screen Shot 2015-04-14 at 12.59.49 AMIn latest news,  forty years ago, Les Baugh of Colorado lost both his arms at the shoulder in an electrical accident. Now, he’s not only regained his arms, but also became the first person with this type of amputation to wear and control two modular prosthetic limbs. These aren’t just any prosthetics; these arms are fully integrated into Baugh’s body. They’re hooked up to his nerves, meaning he can control and move them with thought alone. The scientists and researchers at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) are behind this medical breakthrough.

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Kids Without Motivation To Learn May Lack The Genes For It

Unmotivated students aren’t fully to blame, according to new findings that reinforces nature trumps nurture when it comes to personality development. Researchers at the University of Ohio studied how genetics may play a dominating role in a child’s performance in school. The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, found children may inherit motivation…


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PSF, French Embassy Explore Avenues of Cooperation in Science

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Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Embassy of France in Pakistan have explored avenues of cooperation in joint research projects to strengthen science and technology base in Pakistan. Alban Schwerer, Scientific and Higher Education Attache, Embassy of France, called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages, also… Read More »

Scientists Find Hot Water Springs On Saturn Moon Enceladus

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Stuttgart/London (dpa) – Hot-water springs bubble up on the floor of a subterranean ocean deep in Saturn’s moon Enceladus. That is the conclusion of a team of international scientists led by Hsu Hsiang-Wen from the University of Colorado in Boulder, which has been analysing particles in Saturn’s rungs. The study, which appears in the British scientific… Read More »

First Baby Is Born to Woman with Womb Transplant

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In daily science news, a woman in Sweden gave birth  after receiving a womb transplant, her doctors reported today.  The 36-year-old woman was born without a uterus because of a genetic condition, but had healthy ovaries. One year after they transplanted the uterus, which was donated by a family friend, science news tells us the doctors transferred a single embryo to the new womb and delivered a healthy baby.  Source-

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