• Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 days, 16 hours ago

    Earliest Archaeological Evidence, A Persian Manuscript, Indicates That Stainless Steel (SS) Where Not Recent Innovation. But That A Version Of It Was Produced In Chahak, Iran, 1000 Years Ago By Ancient Persians. This Version, Which Contains Phosphorus And Less Chromium Than Modern SS, Were Likely Used In Producing, E.G., Fighting Tools.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 weeks ago

    Researchers, For The First Time, May Have Revealed The True Size Of Megalodons. They Did This Via Mathematically Comparing The Fossilized Teeth Of A Megalodon To Those Of Modern Day Sharks, And Determined That Megalodons Could Have Grown To 18m In Length, Weighed ~48 Tons, Have Fins As Tall As A Human Adult, And With Hand-Size Teeth.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Ancients Britons, ~4500 Years ago, Hurled Megalithc Bluestones, Used In Building Stonehenge, 140 Miles From SW Wales To Wiltshire. Now, The Same Chemical Testing Used To Determine The Bluestones Source Have Been Used To Determine That The Larger Sarsen Stones Came From West Woods Of The Marlborough Downs, 15 Miles North Of Stonehenge.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Diageo, The Drink Company That Owns The Johnnie Walker Brand, Wants To Do A Trial Run To Package The Brand In An Environmentally-Friendly Recyclable Paper Bottle. This Is To Protect The Environment By Reducing Carbon Emissions And Plastic Usage. Diageo’s Paper Whisky Bottle Is Expected To Be Tried In Spring Of 2021.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of PoliticsPolitics 3 months ago

    The House Representative Democrats Passed A Bill On Friday, 6/26/2020, To Make Washington, D.C. The 51st U.S. State. Washington, D.C Pays More Federal Taxes Than 22 States And Has A Population Of ~700,000 People, Which Is Larger Than Wyoming Or Vermont. The Bill, However, Is Seen By Some To Be Dead On Arrival In The Republican-Held Senate.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 3 months ago

    The Largest Ancient Monument, In Britain, Was Discovered Near Stonehenge Using Geophysical Remote Sensing Technology And Sampling. The Structure, A 20 Ring Shaft, Is Suggested To Have Been Excavated By Neolithic People More Than 4,500 Years Ago. The Monument Is A 2km Circle Of Large Shafts Measuring More Than 10m In Diameter And 5m Deep.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 4 months ago

    A New Study Shows That, Obviously, New And Diverse Changes To One’s Physical Or Mental Routine Can Lead To Enhanced Happiness. Some Of These Diverse Activities Could Range From Traveling To New Places To Simple Things, One Can Do During The Lock-Down, Like Going For Walks, Exercising, Taking Different Routes To Places, And Etc.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    Another COVID-19 Inspired Innovation. This Time, A Chinese Startup, Rokid, Has Developed Wearable Glasses, T1 Glasses, Equipped With Infrared Sensor And Camera, Which Allows Wearers To “See” Peoples’ Temperatures. The Company Plans To Upgrade The Glass To Take Multiple Temperature Measurements Simultaneously In Busy Locations Like Malls.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Coronavirus Has Led To Some Interesting Innovations, For Instance, The Upper Body Wear Called Micrashell, Which Is Designed To Enable People To Attend Large Events Like Concerts. Micrashell Comes With A Built-in N95 Air Filter, A Soft Helmet And Face Shield, Internal Speaker System, And A Supply System For Drinking Or Vaping Without Removing The Helmet.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    Ying Ying And Le Le, Both 14-Year-Old Pandas, Living Together In A Hong Kong Zoo For 13 Years, Have Finally Successfully Mated On 4/6/2020, Probably Thanks To The Quietness Due To COVID-19. However, Whether In Captivity Or In The Wild, Giant Pandas Rarely Show The Desire Or Skill To Mate, Which Is Impeding Their Survival.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 6 months, 1 week ago

    This Recent Data May Be A Welcome Relief, As It Indicates No Direct Spread From A COVID-19 Infected Mother To An Infant Before Birth, A Process Called “Vertical Transmission.” This May Imply That The Babies Infected In Wuhan And London May Have Been Exposed To The Virus Via Conventional Means. Only Time And More Studies Will Tell.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    A New Born, In London, Is Now Said, To The Best Of Knowledge, To Be The Youngest Person To Contract The Coronavirus Within Minutes After Birth. This Has Also Prompted The Question On How Babies Contract The Disease? Is It In The Womb Or Via Conventional Process, From The Mother, After Birth? Coronavirus Has Killed >5000 People Globally.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    More Advances On Cancer Treatment. More Than A Thousand Scientists, In 37 Countries, After More Than A Decade, Have Now Completed 99% Of “The 100,000-Piece Of Jigsaw Puzzles” That Is Cancer. This Feat Would Enable Cancer Treatment To Be Tailored To Each Patients’ Unique Tumour Or Help In Developing Ways For Catching Cancer Earlier. Nice!

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 7 months, 4 weeks ago

    Researchers Have Discovered A T-Cell With A New Type Of T-Cell Receptor (TCR) That Recognizes A Molecule, MR1, Which Appears On Surfaces Of Both Healthy And Many Cancer Cells. But The TCR Equipped T-Cells, However, Kill Only Cancer Cells Of Any Type With MR1. Researchers Are Hopeful The Treatment Will Be Ready In A Few Years.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 8 months ago

    Interesting To Find Living Fishes That Walk. Scientists, While Sampling The DNA Of The Only Known Walking Shark Species To Estimate When They Evolved, Found Four New Shark Species. The Youngest Of The Walking Shark Is Said To Have Evolved < 2 Mya, Which’s Fast By Evolutionary Scale, Majorly Contradicting Belief That Sharks Evolve Slowly.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    10 Years To The End Of 2019 Has Been Confirmed By Three Major Agencies: Nasa, Noaa, And The UK Met Office To Be The Warmest Decade On Record. And The Main Culprit For This Temperature Record Is The Carbon Emission from Human Activities. Scientists Are Also Indicating The Year 2019 To Be One Of The 5 Warmest Years, From 2015, On Record.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) On Thursday, 12/12/2019, Approved A 3 Digits Suicide Prevention Hotline Number, 988, To Help Improve Mental Health Support, Reduce Stigma, Save Lives, and Ease The Pressure On The 911 Number. Some Folks Also Want Texting Capability Added To The Hotline For Young People Who Seem To Prefer It.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    Recently Discovered Penguin Species Kupoupou Stilwelli, In New Zealand, May Be The Missing Link Btw Modern Penguins And The Extinct Human-Sized (>5Ft Tall) Penguins, E.G., Crossvallia Waiparensis. Kupoupou Is The Oldest Known Penguin, Similar In Size To Modern Penguins, Which lived Around 60-62.5 Mya After Dinosaur Extinction 66 Mya.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Doctors At Duke University Have For The First Time In The US Transplanted A Reanimated Adult Heart. The Heart Is Perfused With Cold Solution And Removed. The Circulatory Dead Heart Is Placed In TransMedics Organ Care System Where It’s Revived. The Procedure Has Been Performed In The UK And Australia, And In Pediatric Donation In The US.

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 10 months ago

    Doctors, In The US, Have For The First Time Placed Humans In Suspended Animation (SA), Where Most Vital Body Functions Are Stopped Without Causing Death. The Process Is Done By Cooling A Person To Around 10-15 °C Via Replacing Their Blood With Ice-Cold Saline. SA Is Done To Fix Traumatic Injuries That Would Have Caused Death.

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