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In 2019, Breakthrough Listen picked up strange radio waves from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Sun. The signal, names BLC-1, looks like a technosignature that scientists are on the look out for. These signals are in a very narrow range of radio frequencies that humans use to communicate.…
The trachea, or windpipe, is a tube that brings air to and from the lungs. It is a hard organ to transplant because there are many tiny blood vessels. New research helped doctors at The Mount Sinai Hospital do a transplant for Sonia Sein. The 56-year-old woman had an asthma…
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Gallery of Deep-Sea Creatures
Science Daily Origin of Life News
Origin of Life News -- ScienceDaily
Research into the origin of life. Learn how certain small molecule interactions may have been responsible for the life itself. You will find scientific theories and findings here.
The Big Bang Theory
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Learn about the Big Bang theory, the leading explanation about how the universe began.
Royal Ontario Museum’s Palaeontology Tweets
See the awe-inspiring work of 15 different palaeoartists and so much more in the Willner Madge Gallery, Dawn of Lif… https://t.co/KsTKAC9BEJ(about 13 hours ago)
Palaeoart has evolved immensely, with many different types of media to create it and various forms of information t… https://t.co/0kXZyAFF0k(about 13 hours ago)
US palaeontologist Charles Walcott discovered the Burgess Shale in 1909 & sketched to try and wrap his mind around… https://t.co/srnj4ax3eD(about 13 hours ago)