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Two surgeons in China developing a method to transplant a human head
Surgery
CNBC | A jolt of electricity is delivered to a body with bolts attaching its head to its neck. It's a scene straight out of a horror movie, but it is eerily close to Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero and Chinese surgeon...
New form of DNA discovered inside living human cells
DNA
Indepenedent.co.uk | A new DNA structure inside human cells known as the “i-motif”, has been identified by scientists.   This form resembles a twisted “knot” of DNA, instead of the well-known double helix first described by James Watson and...
Chinese Space Station Crashes Down To Watery Grave In South Pacific
ZeroHedge | China's nine-ton school bus-sized space station, Tiangong-1, has plummeted to a watery grave in the South Pacific ocean - and Michigan residents can come out of their bunkers.  UPDATE: #JFSCC confirmed #Tiangong1...
Archaeologists discover 81 ancient settlements in the Amazon
University of Exeter
WashingtonPost | The settlement looked like little more than 11 mounds of earth surrounded by a sunken ditch. But if Jonas Gregorio de Souza closed his eyes, he could imagine the Boa Vista site as it would have appeared 800 years ago....
SpaceX Rocket Launch Created Shock Wave 4 Times Larger Than California
SpaceX
Space.com | A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch last year generated a record-setting shock wave in Earth's atmosphere four times larger than the state of California, a new study reports. The shock wave created during the August 2017...
Could an Industrial Prehuman Civilization Have Existed on Earth Before Ours?
Scientific American | One of the creepier conclusions drawn by scientists studying the Anthropocene—the proposed epoch of Earth’s geologic history in which humankind’s activities dominate the globe—is how closely today’s industrially induced...
World’s largest dinosaur found in Scotland
Sauropods
Telegraph.co.uk | Rare dinosaur footprints belonging to the largest animal to ever roam the planet have been found in Scotland. Dozens of the 170 million-year-old fossils, belonging to early sauropods, have been unearthed in a muddy...
Follow China's Doomed Satellite As It Crashes To Earth
ZeroHedge | China's out-of-control Tiangong-1 (translated as "Heavenly Palace") space station, carrying a "highly toxic" cargo, is expected to come crashing down to earth sometime on April 1st - however just where it will hit is...
Oldest Human DNA from Africa Reveals Clues About a Mysterious Ancient Culture
LiveScience | Burials from a cave in Morocco have yielded the oldest human DNA evidence yet from Africa, offering new insight into Stone Age migrations. The DNA samples come from one of the most ancient cemeteries in the world, the...
Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
WashingtonPost | We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them to grunting unsophisticates. Their skulls suggest broad faces, tiny chins and...
Why did Mars dry out? NASA space telescope reveals insights
Mars
NaturalNews | Despite being the subject of numerous research studies conducted over the years, the planet Mars still holds many mysteries. One such mystery is why it is now a barren wasteland when there is evidence that it could have...
Elon Musk, speaking at SXSW, projects Mars spaceship will be ready for short trips by first half of 2019
Elon Musk
CNBC | Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk told an audience at South by Southwest that his timeline for sending a space vehicle to Mars could mark its first milestone early next year. The privately-funded venture, announced in...
SpaceX has launched its 50th Falcon 9 rocket to orbit
Falcon Rocket
QZ | In less than a decade, SpaceX has gone from launching its first vehicle into space to flying its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket a total of 50 times. Elon Musk’s space company hit the new milestone for Falcon 9 rocket...
Did These Computer Scientists Solve the Cuban ‘Sonic Attack’?
TheDailyBeast | A technical report from the University of Michigan offers a stunningly simple theory for the source of the Cuban “sonic attack”: a pair of eavesdropping devices too close to each other and tripping the ultrasound that...
Astronaut Scott Kelly Now Has Different DNA Than His Identical Twin Brother After One Year In Space
CBSDenver | CBS Local — Astronaut Scott Kelly set a record for the longest single spaceflight in history and now NASA is saying the trip made him a “new man” as well. A study of Kelly and his identical twin brother found that...
Stephen Hawking dies at age76
Hawking
DailyMail.co.uk | Professor Stephen Hawking has died today at the age of 76 - more than 50 years after he was given just two years to live. The world's most celebrated scientist passed away peacefully at his home in Cambridge this...
Footage of mysterious object above ocean stuns military personnel
NYPOst | Newly released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says. The sensational two-minute clip captured by a camera aboard a US Navy F/A...
Amelia Earhart’s Bones Found on Remote Island?
SDASM Archives
ScienceDaily | Bone measurement analysis indicates that the remains found on a remote island in the South Pacific were likely those of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, according to a UT researcher. Richard Jantz, professor...