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Lasers reveal Franklin expedition diet, Researchers Say

Lasers reveal Franklin expedition diet, Researchers Say

Researchers using the latest technology have shed new light into the one of Canada’s most enduring mysteries, the fate of the crew on the doomed 19th century Franklin Expedition. Led by TrichAnalytics Inc. CEO and founder Jennie Christensen, the study suggests that severe zinc deficiency from malnutrition played a greater role than lead poisoning in the tragic demise of the ... Read More »

Four New Elements Have Official Names, Report

Four New Elements Have Official Names

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) have added four new elements to the Periodic Table. Following a 5-month public review , the names of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 were announced on November 28. Following a 5-month period of public review, the names earlier proposed by the discoverers have been approved by the IUPAC Bureau. The ... Read More »

Texas Sinkhole Kills One, Injures Two (Photo)

Texas Sinkhole Kills One, Injures Two (Photo)

A massive sinkhole in Texas swallowed two cars on Sunday night, injuring one person and killing a reserve deputy, officials said. The hole, estimated to be at least 20 feet deep, opened Sunday at the scene of a sewer main rupture on the southwest side of the city. In the dark, two vehicles unwittingly drove into the hole; the first ... Read More »

Meteorite reportedly crashes in West Siberia (Video)

Meteorite reportedly crashes in West Siberia (Video)

A meteor exploded in the sky over Khakassia in southern Siberia, early Tuesday morning, briefly turning the dark morning sky as bright as daylight, reports the Siberian Times. In the footage released on Tuesday, the meteor can be seen flying over the town of Sayanogorsk. According to local authorities parts of it landed in the nearby valley of Babik. Some ... Read More »

Man punches kangaroo in Australia to save his dog (Video)

Man punches kangaroo in Australia to save his dog (Video)

Zoo keeper in viral video punching kangaroo that attacked his dog. The incident happened on June 15th in the Australian Outback, according to the video notes, but did not go viral until this weekend. According to the description, a group of hunters got together to help a young cancer patient with his last wish of catching a wild boar with ... Read More »

Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai Kills Hope For a Rotary-Powered Sports Car

Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai Kills Hope For a Rotary-Powered Sports Car

Ever since Mazda killed the RX-8 in 2012–and thus, the rotary-powered sports car–there’s been a bevy of hopeful rumors that the company will build a successor. Mazda helped intensify those rumors when it showed off the RX-Vision concept car last year, but now, the company’s CEO has killed hope for the RX-9. During an interview with Automotive News, Mazda chief ... Read More »

Scientists discover world’s first polluted river 7000-year-old

Scientists discover world's first polluted river 7000-year-old

Scientists have discovered what could be the world’s very first polluted river, which was contaminated around 7,000 years ago.. The findings of the research, published in Science of the Total Environment this week, say that early pollution in the now-dry river in the Wadi Faynan region of southern Jordan was caused by the combustion of copper. The period was a ... Read More »

British Columbia seabird haven marked for protected status, Report

British Columbia seabird haven marked for protected status, Report

The federal government is proposing to designate the waters around the Scott Islands, a vital haven for seabirds off the northwest tip of Vancouver Island, as a marine national wildlife area. “We are pleased to see the new government move Canada closer to its international commitment to protect 10% of our ocean by 2020, but it’s important that quality isn’t ... Read More »

Ceasarian Procedure Alters Human Evolution, says new research

Ceasarian Procedure Alters Human Evolution, says new research

Humans are rapidly evolving to have more difficult births because of the growing use of caesarean sections over the past half-century, researchers say. Scientists estimate that between 3% and 6% of births worldwide are obstructed because the mother’s pelvis is too small for the head or shoulders. Although the caesarean section is thought to date from ancient times, it is ... Read More »