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Scientists discover the Big Bang fossil in space

NASA, ESA, STScI and G. Piotto (University of Padua) and E. Noyola (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics) The first stars in the universe are long gone, but their signatures may still be written into space and buried in gas clouds like space fossils. And scientists believe they found one. Researchers at Swinburne University In Melbourne, Australia, Australia used its …

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Miners in Canada discover the largest known diamond in North America

The largest diamond ever discovered in North America was unearthed in October, Canadian mining company Dominion Diamond Mines announced in a Thursday news release. Weighing in at 552 carats, the yellow diamond was recovered at the Diavik Diamond Mine, located in Northern Canada about 135 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Bloomberg News This is the seventh-largest of the century. …

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Astronomers discover unexpected companions around a young star

Artistic impression of the dust and gas disc surrounding the massive protostar MM 1a, with its companion MM 1b forming in the outer areas. Credit: JD Ilee, University of Leeds Astronomers have taken one of the most detailed views of a young star made to date, revealing an unexpected companion in orbit around it. Under observation of the young star, …

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Scientists discover that billions of tons of "zombie" bacteria inhabit the ground beneath our feet

The discovery of what has been termed "subterranean Galapagos" was announced at Deep Carbon Observatory Tuesday on Tuesday, stating that many lifeforms have a lifespan of millions of years. DCO executive director Robert Hazen said the results were the "culmination" of the 1,000-strong collective of scientists "who opened our eyes to remarkable perspectives – emerging views of life that we …

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Biologists discover an unusual sign of aging in neurons

Neurons from 19-month-old mice (bottom row) show much higher oxidative stress than neurons from 9-week-old mice (top row). Lipofuscin, a molecule associated with alternative oxidative stress, appears red. Picture credits: Hyeseung Lee As we age, neurons in our brain can be damaged by free radicals. MIT biologists have now discovered that this type of injury, known as oxidative stress, produces …

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Scientists discover extinct giant herbivores related to mammals

Scientists were surprised to discover a giant herbivore that lived in the Triassic period and is a relative of mammals. The creature named Lisowicia bojani was living with long-necked dinosaurs at that time. ( Pixabay | Simon Bardet ) Scientists recently discovered the remains of an elephant-sized mammal relative with features of a rhino and a turtle. This species has …

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