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Danish Boy Finds Downed German Messerschmitt on Family Farm

Danish Boy Finds Downed German Messerschmitt on Family Farm

A Danish boy who was stuck for a subject for his history homework ended up unearthing a crashed German wartime fighter plane and the bones of its pilot. The father-son duo of Klaus and Daniel Kristiansen weren’t expecting to find a ME 109 Messerschmitt plane buried underground in a field on their property in Birkelse, Denmark. Klaus Kristiansen told Danish ... Read More »

Research questions trees’ ability to store carbon

Research questions trees' ability to store carbon

A new research has raised doubts over the ability of trees to offset carbon emissions, finding that common trees can’t store as much carbon as previously thought. Published in the Nature Climate Change journal, the research found that Australia’s iconic Eucalyptus forests are likely to need additional soil nutrients in order to grow and take advantage of extra carbon dioxide ... Read More »

DNA study proves long-term Aboriginal connection to country

DNA study proves long-term Aboriginal connection to country

Historic hair samples collected from Aboriginal people show that following an initial migration 50,000 years ago, populations spread rapidly around the east and west coasts of Australia. “The mitochondrial dates reported here for Aboriginal Australian arrival and dispersal appear considerably older than recent estimates from nuclear genomic data that suggest a single ancestry population started to differentiate as recently as ... Read More »

RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan

RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan

A Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue technician has died during a training exercise near Yorkton, Sask., on Wednesday. Master-Corporal Alfred Barr was a member of the 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron based in Winnipeg. “On behalf of all 17 Wing Winnipeg and the entire RCAF, I would like to express my condolences to Master-Corporal Alfred Barr’s family, friends ... Read More »

Police: Man punches woman in face during road rage incident

Police: Man punches woman in face during road rage incident

A young mother in Edmonton had both of her arms broken by a man during a violent road rage incident on Tuesday. Southeast Division patrol officers responded to a report of a road rage incident near 76 Avenue and 87 Street, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th. Police were told a 34-year-old woman was heading northbound when she ... Read More »

Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Reportedly Call Off Divorce

Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Reportedly Call Off Divorce

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are calling off their divorce and trying to work on their marriage, People reports. A source told People magazine, “Jen has called off the divorce. She really wants to work things out with Ben. They are giving things another try.” It was reportedly a mutual decision. An insider said, “There is always a chance of ... Read More »

IBM scientists write data onto a single atom in major breakthrough

IBM scientists write data onto a single atom in major breakthrough

Researchers at IBM and EPFL have shown for the first time that it is possible to store in and retrieve information from single-atom magnets. The breakthrough can have significant implications for the miniaturization of magnetic memory devices. As memory devices are becoming increasingly smaller, it was hypothesized whether the elementary storage unit could one day be as small as a single ... Read More »

Researchers Create Time Crystals As A New Form Of Matter

Researchers Create Time Crystals As A New Form Of Matter

A team of scientists led by physicists at the University of Maryland-based Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) have created the world’s first time crystal using a chain of atomic ions. Crystals such as ice or diamond are made of atoms arranged in a repeating pattern in space. These new time crystals have atoms follow a repeating pattern, but in time rather ... Read More »

Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Whitehouse Ask FBI For Evidence Of Wiretapping

Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Whitehouse Ask FBI For Evidence Of Wiretapping

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he and Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse would dig into President Trump’s allegation on Twitter that former President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower during the election. Their letter to FBI Director James B. Comey Jr. and Acting Deputy Attorney General Dana J. Boente begins: “Congress must get to the bottom of President Trump’s recent allegation that ... Read More »

Neanderthal DNA reveals real paleo diet (Research)

Neanderthal DNA reveals real paleo diet (Research)

Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals – our nearest extinct relative – has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness. Published today in the journal Nature, an international team led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and ... Read More »