Read more about the article Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered
Image shows the Messel boa (Messelophis variatus) which is the world's first fossil record of a viviparous snake, undated photo. It was discovered by an Argentine-German research team. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered

A team of scientists has discovered what they say is the first evidence in the world – dating back 47 million years – of a snake giving birth to its young. Most reptiles are oviparous, which means that they are hatched from fertilised eggs. But other reptiles are viviparous, which…

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Read more about the article Big Brown Possum Eyes Just Hypnotic Say Zoo Staff
Australia-native possum shyly stares into the camera lens looking adorable while snacking on some food at Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary, South Australia, in undated footage. The possum is of the species commonly known as Common Ringtail Possum and is called Harley. (Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary/Newsflash)

Big Brown Possum Eyes Just Hypnotic Say Zoo Staff

Tiny fuzzy Australia-native possum shyly stares into the camera lens looking too adorable to handle while snacking on some food at an Australian zoo. https://youtube.com/shorts/ZCpoL8hWNuk Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary/Newsflash The little ring-tailed possum named Harley gave netizens a cuteness overload just by being his lovable self as he modestly posed for…

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Read more about the article Only Humans And Tuskers Use Their Nose And Mouth To Create  Sound
Image shows scientists Veronika Beeck (right) and Michael Kerscher (left) in Nepal in an undated photo. (Veronika Beeck/Newsflash)

Only Humans And Tuskers Use Their Nose And Mouth To Create Sound

Humans and elephants are the only mammals to combine their mouths and their noses to create sounds, a new study has revealed. Cognitive biologists Veronika Beeck and Angela Stoger-Horwath and a team from Austria's University of Vienna studied the sounds of Asian elephants using an acoustic camera with 48 microphones.…

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Read more about the article Adorable Greyhound Thanks Owner For Devotion
Spanish Greyhound, Rigel, finally feels comfortable around his owner's partner after a year and a half, in their home in Helsinki, Finland, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. The owner has estimated Rigel's age to be around 2 years since he is still very puppy-like. (@yourdailyishtar/Newsflash)

Adorable Greyhound Thanks Owner For Devotion

This is the heart-melting moment when a cruelly abused greyhound finds the courage to trust humans again. Traumatised Rigel had suffered months of torment before he was found on the streets of the Spanish city of Seville, with chemical burns and one hind paw lost in a trap. But now…

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Read more about the article Newly Found Mammoth Butchering Site Proves Humans Were In North America Much, Much Earlier
A recent study on the butchered remains of a mother and baby mammoth shows that humans lived in North America tens of thousands of years earlier than conventionally thought. See SWNS story SWSCmammoth;

Newly Found Mammoth Butchering Site Proves Humans Were In North America Much, Much Earlier

A newly discovered mammoth butchering site proves that humans were in north America nearly 15,000 years earlier than thought, scientists have revealed. The site from 37,000 years ago discovered bones that had been carved as well as evidence the beasts' fat was rendered over fires. By chance the the fossils…

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Read more about the article Pet Wolf Who Just Wants To Play
Picture of Kira the wolfdog while her attention is elsewhere. (@she.s.a.wolf/Newsflash)

Pet Wolf Who Just Wants To Play

Meet Kira the full-grown wolf hybrid who likes to play games with her owner’s son and frolic with pooches in the park. Alida, 31, and her son Bogdan show off Kira's amazing domestic life in Ufa, Russia, on her own Instagram page She's A Wolf where she has 63,000 followers.…

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Read more about the article How Ancient Humans Evolved To Meditate To Deal With Stress
Body and mind, picture used to illustrate the fact that the researchers find out that neanderthals could medidate. (Emiliano Bruner-CENIEH/Newsflash)

How Ancient Humans Evolved To Meditate To Deal With Stress

Scientists have discovered that humans – unlike our Neanderthal cousins – evolved the ability to meditate to deal with past and future stresses. Humans and Neanderthals both shared an important evolutionary stage with the development of parietal lobes. The key progression woke up the capacity to pay attention and live…

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Read more about the article Oldest Known E. Coli Sample Dating Back To 16th Century Extracted From Italian Mummy
Researchers reconstruct the genome of E. coli, using fragments from gallstone of 16th century mummy. (Division of Paleopathology of the University of Pisa/Newsflash)

Oldest Known E. Coli Sample Dating Back To 16th Century Extracted From Italian Mummy

The oldest known sample of an E. coli bacteria has been extracted from a 16th-century Italian mummy by an international team of researchers. Modern E. coli bacteria is often found in the digestive system of healthy humans and animals and while most forms of it are harmless, researchers revealed in…

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Read more about the article Satellites And Drones Could Help Save Wild Bees
Drone image showing the distribution of wildflowers. (Karen Anderson/Newsflash)

Satellites And Drones Could Help Save Wild Bees

Scientists think that new ways of using satellites and drones could help protect bees and their habitats. Researchers at Devon’s Exeter University, southwest England, hope that innovative usage of modern technology will lead to earlier detection of threats to honeybees and the ecosystem. Honeybees and other pollinators provide a range…

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Read more about the article New Pioneering Technique Uses Sound Waves To Blast Cancer Cells That Dont Come Back
The 700kHz, 260-element histotripsy ultrasound array transducer used in Prof. Xu’s lab. (Marcin Szczepanski, Michigan Engineering/Newsflash)

New Pioneering Technique Uses Sound Waves To Blast Cancer Cells That Dont Come Back

A new pioneering technique developed at the University of Michigan can blast tumours in a non-invasive way, with experts saying that in 80 percent of cases, they do not grow back. The experts think that the discovery could revolutionise cancer treatment. Newsflash obtained a statement from the University of Michigan…

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