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Apparently Researchers are Giving the Planet 10yrs to be Saved

Is a second earth being concealed?

The planet, as we know it, has been given a deadline: 10 years. According to the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, if humans don’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions drastically and maintain carbon sinks, like forests, then the results will be catastrophic for the climate. But they’ve developed a model

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Last “Known” Person Born During the 1800’s has Passed

ROME — Emma Morano, at 117 the world’s oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said.

Emma Morano, thought to be the world’s oldest person and the last to be born in the 1800s,

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Does Life Exist 10KM Below Sea Floor?

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LIFE might eke out an existence far deeper inside Earth than we imagined. Samples from a mud volcano contain biological signatures that suggest microbes lived in the material when it was several kilometres beneath the ocean floor.

“We might have a very big biosphere below our feet that’s very hard to get to,” says

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Brain Infecting Worm Concerning Health Official’s in Hawaii

“The parasites are in the lining of my brain, moving around.” A sharp rise in infections stemming from a parasitic worm that invades the human brain has health officials in the Hawaiian island of Maui worried.

Six cases of rat lungworm disease have so far been confirmed in Maui in the

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Don’t Let your Doctor Get Away with Simply Stating Vaccines are Safe

CDC document bombshell reveals list of all vaccine excipients, including “African Green Monkey Kidney Cells” and fibroblast cells from aborted human fetuses … see the complete list Almost no one has any real idea what’s found in vaccines. When they allow themselves to be injected with vaccines, they’re oblivious to the fact that they are

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Faster Than a Quantum Computer?

Scientists say it’s possible to build a new type of self-replicating computer that replaces silicon chips with processors made from DNA molecules, and it would be faster than any other form of computer ever proposed – even quantum computers.

Called a nondeterministic universal Turing machine (NUTM), it’s predicted that the technology

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Deepest Part of Oceans Face Big Dangers from Small Temperature Changes

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Warming seas and increasing acidification could mean starvation and extinction for creatures that live in the abyss of the deep ocean.

Organisms that live in the abyss, such as a sea cucumber known as the “sea pig”, could be threatened by temperature changes.

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WHO Urges Quick Development of Superbug Killers

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has urgently called for the creation of new drugs to tackle 12 superbugs which do not respond to antibiotics, warning that drug resistance is on the rise.

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

The “priority pathogens” list released by the organization on Monday, catalogs 12 families of bacteria which

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Many GMO Studies Rife with Conflicts of Interest

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Financial conflicts of interest were found in 40 percent of published research articles on the genetically modified crops, also known as GMO crops, French researchers said this week.

The findings in the December 15 edition of the US journal PLOS ONE focused on hundreds of published in international scientific

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First Nation to Allow 3 Parent Babies

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Britain is set to become the first country in the world to legally offer “three-parent baby” fertility treatments after regulators gave the green light.

British lawmakers had voted in February to allow the creation of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies with DNA from three people (AFP Photo/Philippe Huguen)

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U.S. Life Expectancy Drops for First Time in Decades

One of the fundamental ways scientists measure the well-being of a nation is tracking the rate at which its citizens die and how long they can be expected to live.

So the news out of the federal government Thursday is disturbing: The overall U.S. death rate has increased for the first time in a

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DNA Offers Proof of Unknown Human Relative

Traces of long-lost human cousins may be hiding in current people’s DNA, a new computer analysis suggests.

People from Melanesia, a area in the South soothing encompassing Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands, may carry inherited evidence of a previously unknown dead hominid species, Ryan Bohlender reported October 22 at the annual meeting of

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Millions of Fish Discovered “Beached”

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The discovery was made by local people two days ago on Sandy Bay in the Maherees, an island near Castlegregory on the Dingle Peninsula.

Kevin Flannery Marine life specialist based in Dingle arrived to the area on the Maheres on Tralee Bay as millon411s of small fish were found dead on the

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60,000 Antelope dead in 4 Days

Steffen Zuther is a geologist and he along with and his colleagues went to central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, that is an endangered antelope and is found in the steppes. They were given the news by veterinarians in the area that there were dead antelopes on the ground.

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As if Spiders weren’t bad Enough, Now they Fly

Who needs a parachute? Some tropical spiders can fly without using silk, making virtuoso dives to nearby tree trunks, scientists have discovered.

The daredevil arachnids seem to steer themselves through the air with movements of their outstretched forelegs, according to a study published August 19 in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

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Nearly Complete Brain Grown by Researchers

Research team say tiny brain could be used to test drugs and study diseases, but scientific peers urge caution as data on breakthrough kept under wraps

The tiny brain, which resembles that of a five-week-old foetus, is not conscious. Photograph: Ohio State University

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab

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The Artificial Leaf?

Melbourne researchers say it may only be a matter of years before the artificial leaf is fueling every community, house and car on the planet.

The machine they have designed relies on a so-far largely untapped fuel source — hydrogen — and draws heavily on the plant process of photosynthesis, in which

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University Researchers: Continued Destruction of Biomass is Unsustainable

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If humans continue destroying plants at the current pace, the lack of irreplaceable biomass may soon endanger present human civilization and make it unsustainable – according to a paper published recently by University of Georgia researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Earth was once devoid of life. Then came

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Spider Venom Promises More Effective Painkillers

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University of Queensland researchers have found seven peptides (mini-proteins) in spider venom that block the molecular pathway responsible for sending pain signals from nerves to the brain.

Australian tarantula

The discovery, published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, could inspire a new class of potent painkillers with fewer side effects than current medications.

The

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Mind of a Worm Uploaded Into Robot

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A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible one day to upload our brains to a computer.

Called the Open Worm Project, the research brings together scientists and programmers from around the world with the aim of recreating the behavior of the

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