Read more about the article Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints
Picture shows a turtle footprint in undated footage. Researchers from the Zhucheng Dinosaur Culture Research Center in Shandong Province, China, found more than 20 turtle footprints in dinosaur tracks at the Huanglonggou dinosaur footprint fossil site. (AsiaWire)

Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints

Scientists in China have discovered 100-million-years-old fossilised turtle footprints, including one ‘among the world’s best preserved’. The rare discovery was made at the Huanglonggou fossil site, located in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong. More than 20 footprints left by turtles that lived during the Early Cretaceous period were found,…

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Read more about the article World’s Heaviest Sunfish Weighing Over 2.7t Found On Atlantic Beach
Picture shows the worlds largest Ocean sunfish (Mola mola), undated. It weighs 2744 kilogrammes, found in Azores, Portugal. (Atlantic Naturalist Association/CEN )

World’s Heaviest Sunfish Weighing Over 2.7t Found On Atlantic Beach

Boffins were left stunned after discovering the world's heaviest bony fish weighing over 2.7 tonnes on a beach in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The massive sunfish weighed 2,744 kilogrammes (6,049 lbs) and was found in the Azores, a group of islands in the mid-Atlantic that belong to Portugal.…

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Read more about the article Boffins Feed Power From Idle Electric Cars Back Into National Grid
Image shows an electric vehicle by Swiss pilot project "V2X Suisse" that can be used as a power bank. (obs, Mobility, Mobility Genossenschaft/Newsflash)

Boffins Feed Power From Idle Electric Cars Back Into National Grid

Seven Swiss companies have turned 50 electric cars into power banks by feeding electricity from their batteries back into the grid when not driven to fill current energy gaps. The Honda e vehicles were tested in real-life conditions for the first time, after the project named V2X Suisse and directed…

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Read more about the article Boffins Discover New Dino On University Shelf
Image shows remains of the newly discovered Tuebingosaurus maierfritzorum, undated. (University of Tubingen/Newsflash)

Boffins Discover New Dino On University Shelf

Boffins in Germany have discovered a previously unknown genus of dinosaur that roamed Europe 200 million years ago. Researchers from the University of Tuebingen reanalysed a dinosaur skeleton found in Trossingen, south-western Germany, in 1992. https://youtu.be/bvdOOl0Aces University of Tubingen/Newsflash They found that many of the bones did not correspond to…

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Read more about the article Boffins Discover New 20-Million-Year-Old Ant Species Encased In Amber
Image shows the extinct ant in the Hereon measuring station at DESY's X-ray light source PETRA III in an undated photo. A German research team from the University of Jena discovered a previously unknown extinct ant in 20 million-years-old amber. (Hammel, Laustroer/Newsflash)

Boffins Discover New 20-Million-Year-Old Ant Species Encased In Amber

Astonished scientists have discovered a previously unknown species of ant after scanning a 20-million-year-old block of amber. Researchers in Germany, France and Poland made the remarkable find after using micro-computed tomography to scan a block of amber from Africa dating to the early Miocene. The remarkably preserved specimen they found…

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Read more about the article Cyborg Cockroaches Developed By Boffins In Japan
Image shows the Robobug: a rechargeable, remote-controllable cyborg cockroach in an undated photo. The achievement was reported in the scientific journal npj Flexible Electronics on Monday, Sep. 5, 2022. (RIKEN/Newsflash)

Cyborg Cockroaches Developed By Boffins In Japan

Japanese boffins have created part insect part machine cyborg cockroaches capable of tackling jobs ranging from monitoring hazardous areas to environmental protection. The project led by researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) has generated a system for creating remote-controlled cyborg cockroaches equipped with a tiny wireless control…

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Read more about the article Emperor Penguins Live Up To 373 Miles Further North Than Previously Believed Say Boffins
Image shows an emperor penguin colony near the Neumayer station of the Alfred Wegener Institute in an undated photo. A 2022 study showed that young emperor penguins swim far north beyond the 50th parallel south in their first year of life in Antarctica. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Aymeric Houstin/Newsflash)

Emperor Penguins Live Up To 373 Miles Further North Than Previously Believed Say Boffins

Tracking of young emperor penguins in Antarctica has shown that they live about 373 miles further north than previously believed and stay far outside of their protected areas. The Alfred Wegener Institute stated on Wednesday, 31st August, that emperor penguins from the Atka Bay iceport near Germany's Neumayer Station III…

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Read more about the article Boffins Amazed To Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair In Woman’s Grave
Photo shows the approximately 1400-year-old iron folding chair found by archaeologists laying in a woman's grave in Middle Franconia, Germany, undated photo. The iron folding chair has been underground at a depth of around two meters ever since. (BLfD/Newsflash)

Boffins Amazed To Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair In Woman’s Grave

Archaeologists in Germany have unearthed a 1,400-year-old folding chair from an early medieval woman's grave. The surprise find was made in Endsee, Bavaria state, south-eastern Germany, earlier this month. The folding chair was made from iron and is extremely rare, being only the second such piece dating from the early…

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Read more about the article Study Shows Camel Poop Does Not Treat Dysentery
Illustrative image of camels, undated photo. A team of microbiologists from Amsterdam UMC and the University of Amsterdam say camel faeces is not a cure for diarrhoea. (Newsflash)

Study Shows Camel Poop Does Not Treat Dysentery

Dutch boffins have debunked the myth that camel poo can help treat dysentery as was previously believed to have been done by nomadic Arab tribes in North Africa. The microbiologists from the Amsterdam UMC and the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands rejected the common belief according to which camel…

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Read more about the article Boffins Detail How Silicate Nanoparticles Can Save Weathered Historic Buildings
Restauration works at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna. (Archiv der Dombauhutte St. Stephan/Newsflash)

Boffins Detail How Silicate Nanoparticles Can Save Weathered Historic Buildings

Boffins in Austria and Norway have discovered how silicate nanoparticles can save historic buildings made of porous rock from deteriorating in adverse weather. Experts from Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) and the University of Oslo have detailed how special silicate nanoparticles can harden porous limestone. It is hoped their…

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