4,500-YEAR-OLD HIGHWAY NETWORK LINED WITH ANCIENT TOMBS FOUND IN SAUDI ARABIA

Thu 20 January 2022: Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have unearthed a 4,500-year-old highway network dotted with well-preserved ancient tombs. Researchers from the University of Western Australia uncovered the discovery after conducting a wide-ranging inquiry last year. In December, the findings were published in the Holocene journal. Excavation, ground survey, aerial surveys using a helicopter, and […]

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CHEWING TO STAY SLIM: HOW TO SAVOUR FOOD BETTER AND DODGE WEIGHT GAIN

Wed 19 January 2022: A recent study by Waseda University, Japan, provided a causal link between chewing and diet-induced thermogenesis (DIT). The study, led by Dr Yuka Hamada and Professor Naoyuki Hayashi, has been published in the journal ‘Scientific Reports’. The fact that chewing food well makes a healthy eating habit is an age-old wisdom. […]

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MICROSOFT TO BUY VIDEO GAME MAKER ACTIVISION IN $68.7 BILLION ALL-CASH DEAL

Wed 19 January 2022: Microsoft is buying the gaming company Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, gaining access to blockbuster games like “Call of Duty” and ”Candy Crush.” The boards of microsoft and Activision Blizzard have agreed to the software giant purchasing the major computer games company, a deal that would create the third largest gaming […]

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CITIZEN SCIENTISTS FIND ‘JUPITER-LIKE’ PLANET, NASA SAYS

Tue 18 January 2022: A citizen scientist has discovered a giant gaseous planet about 379 light-years from Earth, orbiting a star with the same mass as the Sun, NASA has said. The exoplanet, called TOI-2180 b, was discovered in data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). TOI-2180 b is almost three times more massive […]

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CHINESE SCIENTISTS DISCOVER EARLIEST ANT MIMICS FROM MID-CRETACEOUS AMBER

Mon 17 January 2022: Chinese scientists announced Monday that they uncovered a new form of insect nymph from mid-Cretaceous amber Xinuha reported. According to scientists this insect dates back to nearly 100 million years ago, extending the geological range of ant mimicry by almost 50 million years. More than a dozen ant-like alienopterid nymphs were […]

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NORWAY, FINLAND AND SWEDEN TO CULL WOLF POPULATION; CONSERVATION GROUPS OPPOSE MOVE

Sun 16 January 2022: Several European countries, including Finland, Norway, and Sweden, are culling wolves to keep their populations under control. While Swedish hunters have already killed 27 wolves, more than half of their annual target, Finland’s first “population management cull” will allow the death of 20 wolves. In Sweden, the 395 population estimates for […]

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FACE MASKS ARE MAKING PEOPLE APPEAR MORE ATTRACTIVE, SAYS UK STUDY

Sun 16 January 2022: Is it true that the coronavirus has only brought misery to the world? The correct answer is, of course, no. Although the Covid pandemic has resulted in several deaths, restrictions, hospitalizations, and economic hardships, it has also had some positive effects on the world. According to British academics, one of them […]

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AMAZING DISCOVERY’: ARCHAEOLOGISTS UNCOVER RARE ROMAN WOODEN FIGURE IN ENGLAND

Archaeologists working on the HS2 project in Buckinghamshire have discovered a very rare early Roman anthropomorphic or humanlike wooden carved figure in a field in Buckinghamshire- (Photo: HS2) Sat 15 January 2022: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Archaeologists discovered a “extremely rare” wooden figure made during the Roman period during the UK’s largest ever archaeological dig along the 150-mile […]

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NEW ZEALAND MAN HAD COCKROACH TRAPPED IN EAR FOR 3 DAYS

New Zealand man finds cockroach inside his ear Photograph:( Facebook ) _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fri 14 January 2022: A cockroach was discovered inside a man’s ear three days after he felt a wriggling feeling in his ear. Zane Wedding, a New Zealander, first assumed the sensation was caused by water clotting in his ear. It all started […]

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