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the secret life of turtles

There is quite a huge number of differences within the family itself. Turtles are quite different from tortoises in their lives. Most turtles species spend their lives near a body of water. Turtles always have webbed feet and are able to swim much better than tortoises, who have stubby feet and sharp claws.

Solar electricity system

Over the last 100 years, electricity has provided the means of opportunity for the greatest developments and improvements known to mankind. New technologies and inventions are constantly being developed with a dependence upon electricity. 

 

The Space Race in 2018

Fifty years ago the USA and Soviet Union competed in space. Today Russia takes American astronauts to the  International Space Station. Is there any competition in space in the 21st century?

Scientific facts about monkeys

Monkeys are known to be highly intelligent and capable primates. There are more than 260 known species of monkeys in the world. They are classified into Old World (from Africa and Asia) and New World (South American) monkeys.

 

Facts about Uterus Cancer

Endometrial cancer is the most common type of uterus cancer. It is so termed as the cancerous cells abnormally develop in the endometrium lining. It is also known as the cancer of the uterus or uterine cancer.

 

Commonly used scientific instruments

The instruments which are commonly used in the laboratories for the specific results are commonly known as scientific equipments.

 

Styles in Architecture

We often speak of a particular style of architecture. For instance, we say a certain house is an example of "colonial architecture."

 

Paranormal UFO hypotheses

Paranormal hypotheses about UFOs are all about the thesis and the proposals regarding the Unidentifiedflying objects or UFOs, and which are related to or which are said to be the main cause of paranormal activities on the Earth. 

 

Facts about antiseptic materials

An antiseptic is something that kills germs and so prevents or stops an infection. Germs cause infection, just as they cause food to rot or become putrid. 

 

Robot kits for children

A robot kit consists of separate electronic and mechanical components that can be assembled to construct one or more types of robots. 

 

The iron and the steel industry

Few people know how much the steel field, and with it the whole iron and steel industry, are important for our country. Steel is one of the largest used resources in all areas of business and productive world.

 

Make science toys for Christmas

Educational toys are a brilliant way for kids to learn about the science all about them, and  making your very own science toys is simple and great fun.

 

Where is Space Race today?

Fifty years ago the USA and Soviet Union competed in space. Today Russia takes American astronauts to the  International Space Station. Is there any competition in space in the 21st century?

 

Facts about monkeys

Monkeys are known to be highly intelligent and capable primates. There are more than 260 known species of monkeys in the world. They are classified into Old World (from Africa and Asia) and New World (South American) monkeys.

 

Facts about turtles

There is quite a huge number of differences within the family itself. Turtles are quite different from tortoises in their lives. Most turtles species spend their lives near a body of water. Turtles always have webbed feet and are able to swim much better than tortoises, who have stubby feet and sharp claws.

 

Religion and science

There are many kinds of narratives and organizing principles. Science is driven by evidence gathered in experiments, and by the falsification of extant theories and their replacement with newer, asymptotically truer, ones.

 

Resolution for a better Earth

2016 is here, and everyone is busy making (or already breaking) their New Year's resolutions. Mother Nature took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to share a few thoughts on how to improve the situation here on our planet with some New Year's resolutions that should be taken up by mankind.

 

Make science toys!

Educational toys are a brilliant way for kids to learn about the science all about them, and  making your very own science toys is simple and great fun.

 

Evolution vs Creationism

There are simple things in life that must be thoroughly explained. There are even individuals who just love explaining stuffs. They could be scientifically proven through scientific evidences, experiments as well as researches.

 

How to face Eathquakes

Concerning natural disasters, we are unable to avoid them, but we could do everything possible to survive when that happens. 

 

Regenerative medicine research

Regenerative medicine offers the potential to be regenerative rather than merely palliative or symptomatic treatment. This allows therapeutic outcomes that were previously impossible to be achieved. 

 

Facts about Alkaloids

Alkaloids are a group of chemicals made from plants and used in medicine and other drugs. Some of the best known of these alkaloids are morphine, opium, quinine, cocaine and nicotine.

 

Medicine as art

One cannot help others by taking on their troubles, nor can the world be saved by carrying burdens as a sign of caring. 

 

Everything about human body

Anthropology is usually divided into three parts. The first part is the study of geography in relation to man. It is the study of how man lives in different parts of the world and in different climates.

 

The popularity of science fiction

Books are believed to be a cause of inspiration that makes one well informed and provide an experience.

 

The role of Pheromones

Howard Ensign Evans wrote that the sex lives of cockroaches reveal “the secret of their success in keeping the world populated with their kind.”

 

Pollution in Space

I bet you haven’t ever wondered about pollution of space. Yes, man started polluting space ever since Yuri Gangarin (first man in space) saw Earth in its entirety.

 

The Sun is an ocean of energy

In the Himalayas Mountainsat there are such ponds where water up to a temperature of 350 degrees Centigrade is found. In the North Pole in Russia by removing hot water from under the earth they save 0.2 billion ton of fuel.

 

How cold is Space?

Do you think space, or rather the vacuum, is cold? During my survey on the web during the past few months, it clearly showed that most people would answer yes to that question.

 

Smart bra can detect cancer

A sensor-studded sports bra worn by women for just half a day could make breast cancer screening both easier and more effective, according to enthusiastic news reports. But the prototype device's reliance upon measuring the temperature of breast tissue resembles a screening method that has proven ineffective in the past.

 

Is alcohol that bad for You?

The folks in charge of deciding what messages should be promoted by the mass media decided to label alcohol as a bad thing, but what does science have to say about it?

 

Complications of plastic surgery

While there are many different plastic surgery procedures and surgeons who conduct these surgeries in order to have a great looking body you should consider looking around at the other facilities that you can find as you may encounter complications of plastic surgery is the process is performed badly.

 

What is Evolutionary Economics?

Haven't heard of evolutionary economics? It's not surprising. This is a new area of study that looks into the biological and evolutionary forces that shape our economic decisions. It is related to behavioral economics, another discipline you don't hear much about.

 

Know better monkeys

Monkeys are known to be highly intelligent and capable primates. There are more than 260 known species of monkeys in the world. They are classified into Old World (from Africa and Asia) and New World (South American) monkeys.

 

Yeast is the key for genetic answers

One of the great comeuppances for the human race was the realization that our DNA doesn’t differ very much from the DNA of other animals. Or plants. Even yeast.

 

Is Doomsday coming?

Once again the Internet is being flooded with warnings of the end of the world. What is the likelihood this time is for real?

 

Space mirrors can stop Global Warming

The record-breaking temperatures of the past few years are getting more people thinking about bigger solutions to climate change. Ideas once thought of as wacky are now receiving careful consideration, including an idea that sounds straight out of science fiction: cooling the earth by launching reflective mirrors into space.

 

Robot maid cleans your home

Robots could soon play maid and butler in homes, with a droid now programmed to scan a messy room, identify all items, figure out where they belong and put them back in place.

 

Internet was invented in the '30s

Forget Al Gore. The Internet — at least as a concept — was invented nearly a century ago by a Belgian information expert named Paul Otlet imagining where telephones and television might someday go.

 

Japanese physicists simulated the birth of the universe

Japanese physicists have created a string theory model that simulates the birth of the universe.

 

Difficulties with the wheel

Wheels are the archetype of a primitive, caveman-level technology. But in fact, they're so ingenious that it took until 3500 B.C. for someone to invent them. By that time, it was the Bronze Age , humans were already casting metal alloys, constructing canals and sailboats, and even designing complex musical instruments such as harps.

 

Optical fibers made with high pressure

More flexible and efficient electronic optical fibers could result from a new chemical technique developed by a research team in The United States.

 

Ancient Mars water may had below surface

Astronomers have found more evidence that Mars was wet and warm in the ancient past, but the discovery comes with a twist: The water may have flowed below the Martian surface, rather than on top of it.

 

Artificial skin from spider silk

The secret to creating artificial skin might be spider silk, researchers now suggest.Skin grafts are vital for treating burn victims and other patients. For instance, chronic wounds such as bedsores in hospitalized patients afflict 6.5 million in the United States alone for estimated costs of $25 billion annually.

 

The coolest roller coasters

There's no better season to twist and turn, go upside and plummet almost to the ground on a roller coaster than the spring.

 

Landmarks on the genome map

Supercomputers and next-generation gene sequencers allow researchers to explore DNA and heredity.

 

Robots will command our attention

Instead of grabbing your attention by attempting to take over the world, robots in the future might just wave their arms at you, researchers suggest.

 

Golf balls made from lobster shells

Researchers at the University of Maine have engineered golf balls that look and feel pretty much like, well, golf balls, except that these ones are made of lobster shells.

 

Diamond smoke could be used inside human body

A kind of "frozen smoke" made of diamonds -- the lightest form of diamond known -- could find use within electronics and sensors in everywhere from the human body to outer space.

 

Solar electricity system

Over the last 100 years, electricity has provided the means of opportunity for the greatest developments and improvements known to mankind. New technologies and inventions are constantly being developed with a dependence upon electricity. 

 

Robots have their own language

Australian scientists have invented a new breed of robots called Lingodroids, programmed to make, use, and share language. The bots can coin words to describe places they have been, places they want to go, and plans for getting there. “When they need a new word, they invent one,” says Janet Wiles, a cognitive scientist at the University of Queensland who leads an interdisciplinary team on the project.

 

Ballon eletronics get to the heart of cardiac medicine

Balloon catheters are one of the most common, least-invasive devices for cardiac procedures but they've only been used as blunt mechanical instruments to open blood vessels or valves, until now.

 

Marine Corps requests bulletproof underwear

Usually, when Marines talk about protecting their groin, it involves advice about not having too much fun during shore leave. However, a recent request for 27,500 pairs of "ballistic undergarments" from the Marine Corps looks to hook up leathernecks with something a bit stronger than Trojans — bulletproof underwear.

 

Graphene gives up more of its secrets

Graphene, a sheet of carbon only a single atom thick, was an object of theoretical speculation long before it was actually made. Theory predicts extraordinary properties for graphene, but testing the predictions against experimental results is often challenging.

 

Performing blood counts automatically

If a blood count is abnormal, a medical laboratory scientist (MLS) has to manually perform a differential blood count analysis. This costs time and money. A computer-assisted blood cell analysis system called HemaCAM by the company Horn Imaging has recently been launched on the market and does just this.


 

New technologies for understanding bacterial infections

Understanding how bacteria infect cells is crucial to preventing countless human diseases. In a recent breakthrough, scientists from the University of Bristol have discovered a new approach for studying molecules within their natural environment, opening the door to understanding the complexity of how bacteria infect people.


 

Koalas under threat from climate change

New research shows increased temperatures and carbon dioxide levels are a threat to the Australian national icon, the koala.