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Giant Feathered Tyrannosaur Found in China

This discovery provides "direct evidence for the presence of extensively feathered gigantic dinosaurs".
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Thousands of rare Irrawaddy dolphins found

Nearly 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins, which are related to orcas or killer whales, were found living in freshwater regions of Bangladesh's Sundarbans mangrove forest and the adjacent waters of the Bay of Bengal, the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Societ
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Scientists Sequence Black Death Genome

Yersinia pestis – still causes plague today, and the modern strains are surprisingly similar to the ancient one.
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Photon Pulses Keep Heart Cells Beating

A multidisciplinary group at Stanford University has developed human heart cells that can be paced with light via optogenetics.
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West Nile Virus May Cripple Galapagos

Renewed vigilance over the biosecurity of the Galápagos Islands is needed, based on new research on the risk posed by West Nile virus.
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The Neuroscience of Free Will

Neuroscience of free will refers to recent neuroscientific investigations trying to answer the question of how much free will we actually have. It is both a philosophical and scientific question.
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Robert Hooke's Micrographia

The full biology book of Robert Hooke is now available for free online!
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IBM's Watson Sized Up For Medicine

“I see Watson’s capabilities, not as replacement for physicians but as an adjunct and tool to organize, highlight and prioritize information to make a physician more efficient and effective, and improve patient safety," says Dr. Eliot L Siegel.
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Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins

This tiny nano bot is 4mm from end to end,can crawl through your veins locate tumors and zap it with drugs.The bot is controlled by a elecromagnetic field outside the robot that propels it forward.
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Seperating Virus DNA from Human DNA

Researchers at the University of British Columbia may help doctors make a faster diagnosis.
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