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New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa In 2018, scientists set out on an expedition to survey the habitat of an endangered bat species in the West African country of Guinea. One night, a trap turned up something unusual: a new species of bat with a fiery …

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A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean

A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean

A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean Weighing up to 380,000 pounds and stretching some 100 feet long, the blue whale — the largest creature to have ever lived on Earth — might at first seem difficult for human eyes and …

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Remains of Two Killed in Vesuvius Eruption Are Discovered at Pompeii

Remains of Two Killed in Vesuvius Eruption Are Discovered at Pompeii

Remains of Two Killed in Vesuvius Eruption Are Discovered at Pompeii Remains of Two Killed in Vesuvius Eruption Are Discovered at Pompeii ROME — Excavations at a suburban villa outside ancient Pompeii this month have recovered the remains of two original dwellers frozen in time by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius one fateful morning nearly 2,000 years ago. The unearthing …

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A Pinnacle of Coral Is Discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

A Pinnacle of Coral Is Discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

A Pinnacle of Coral Is Discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef A Pinnacle of Coral Is Discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Explorers of the Great Barrier Reef have discovered a giant pinnacle of coral taller than the Empire State Building. This week, a team of scientists reported finding a detached coral feature that rises from the seabed to a …

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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice on Monday for the discovery of hepatitis C virus, a breakthrough the Nobel Assembly said had …

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Investigation launched after ‘small number of discarded ballot papers discovered’

Investigation launched after 'small number of discarded ballot papers discovered’

Investigation launched after ‘small number of discarded ballot papers discovered’ Investigation launched after ‘small number of discarded ballot papers discovered’ A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania says his office has launched an investigation after a small number of mail-in ballots cast in the upcoming election were found discarded. US attorney for the Middle District of the battleground state, David Freed, said …

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Oleh Hornykiewicz, Who Discovered Parkinson’s Treatment, Dies at 93

Oleh Hornykiewicz, Who Discovered Parkinson’s Treatment, Dies at 93

Oleh Hornykiewicz, Who Discovered Parkinson’s Treatment, Dies at 93 Oleh Hornykiewicz, Who Discovered Parkinson’s Treatment, Dies at 93 His findings spurred the establishment of human brain tissue banks, research into dopamine and treatments of other diseases caused by low levels of neurotransmitters. “Today, it is generally agreed that the initiation of the treatment of Parkinson’s disease with L-dopa represented one …

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