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Month: March 2017

The Extraordinary Minds Of Octopuses And Other Cephalopods

The Extraordinary Minds Of Octopuses And Other Cephalopods

The Extraordinary Minds Of Octopuses And Other Cephalopods. The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. Around 300 species are recognised, which is over one-third of the total number of known cephalopod species. All are venomous, but only one group, the blue-ringed octopuses, is known to be deadly to humans. Octopuses are among the most intelligent and behaviourally

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China’s Smaller Cities Go Wild For Starchitecture.

China’s Smaller Cities Go Wild For Starchitecture

China’s Smaller Cities Go Wild For Starchitecture. China’s modernising architectural trend was first noticed at the Beijing Summer Olympics of 2008, where several stadiums around the country were built specially for the games. These eye-catching stadiums impressed visitors and participants alike, particularly the Beijing National Stadium (or endearingly named the

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Siberia’s Methane-Filled Permafrost Ready To Explode

Siberia’s Methane-Filled Permafrost Ready To Explode

Siberia’s Methane-Filled Permafrost Ready To Explode. There are over 7,000 gas-filled underground ‘bubbles’ in the Yamal and Gydan peninsulas, a remote part of Siberia that are set to explode, scientists have discovered. Alexey Titovsky, director of Yamal Department for Science and Innovation, told the Siberian Times that understanding the ‘bubbles’ is

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Genetic Test Can Tell Age A Person Is Likely To Develop Alzheimer's

Genetic Test Can Tell Age A Person Is Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s

Genetic Test Can Tell Age A Person Is Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s. Late-onset Alzheimer disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, places a large emotional and economic burden on patients and society. With increasing health care expenditures among cognitively impaired elderly individuals, identifying individuals at risk for developing AD

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