• Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 6 days, 5 hours ago

    Researchers May Have Discovered The Oldest (~555 Myrs Old) Fossil Of A Worm-Like Animal, Called Ikaria Wariootia, Which’s Probably The Oldest Ancestor To Almost Every Living Animal Today. The Animal, ~The Size Of A Rice Grain, Discovered In Australia, Is Said To Be The Earliest Bilaterian Animal (2 Symmetrical Sides With A Mouth And Anus).

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 week, 5 days ago

    Vampire Bats, According To Researchers, Build Long Bonding Relationship To Survive, E.G, Starvation By Regurgitating Digested Blood Meal To Share With Another Vampire Bat, As If It Was An Offspring. This Is Because Finding Blood Meal Can Be Difficult. This Strategy Could Be Risky, For The Givers, If Their Gesture Is Not Reciprocated.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Researchers May Have Discovered The Smallest Known Dinosaur, Called Oculudentavis Khaungraae, In A 99-Myr-Old Amber From Myanmar. The Dinosaur, About A Bee Hummingbird Size (The Tiniest Living Bird), Could Shed Light On, E.G., Small Birds Evolution From Dinosaurs, And The Small Animals That Existed During The Time Of The Dinosaurs.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of BusinessBusiness 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Saudi Arabia State-Owned Oil Giant Saudi Aramco Sold The Biggest Shares To Date In The World, Raising A Record $25.6bn (£19.4bn) In Its Initial Public Offering (IPO) In Riyadh. This Surpasses That Of China’s Alibaba, Which Raised $25bn In 2014 In New York. Saudi Aramco IPO Will Value The Company At $1.7tn When Trading Begins.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    Scientists Have Identified 4 Genetic Regions Linked To Left-Handedness. These Genetic Variants Are Said To Be Responsible For Differences In Brain Structure, Which Could Be Responsible For The Better Verbal Skills Than Right-Handed Folks. The Study Also Discovered A Correlation Btw Left-Handedness, Schizophrenia, And Parkinson’s Diseases.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 6 months ago

    Hopefully, The 75-Year-Old Fight Is Over After Scientists Classified The Contentious Dickinsonia And Other Bizarre Fossils Of The Ediacaran Biota Into The Animal Kingdom. The Ediacaran Biota Is Said To Have Appeared Around 600 MYA, And Flourished For Tens Of Millions Of Years, Making Them The Oldest Animal Fossil On The Planet. Cool!

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 7 months ago

    Quite An Interesting Discovery That Left-Handedness May Be Determined By Genes In The Spinal Cord As Early As 8 Weeks In The Womb. I Use To Think It Was Decided By The Brain. But No, It’s Probably The Spinal Cords Before The Brain Takes Control Of Movement. About 10% Of The World Are Left-Handed.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of BusinessBusiness 1 year, 8 months ago

    Apple, Currently The Most Profitable Company In USA, Is Now The First Publicly Traded Company Worth $1 Trillion Dollars. PetroChina Was Actually The First Company Worth $1.1 Trillion, But Most Of Its Shares Were Held By The Chinese Government. Apple Accomplished This Through Smart Business Acumen And By Diversifying Their Profit Source.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 8 months ago

    The First And Oldest (About 100 Myr) Baby Snake, To Known Records, Has Been Discovered In Myanmar. The Snake, Named Xiaophis Myanmarensis, Was Found Trapped In Amber. The Discovery Indicates That Snakes Lived In Forests During The Time Of The Dinosaurs. The Finding Would Also Help Understand The Origin And Evolution Of Snakes.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 1 year, 9 months ago

    I Always Thought That All I Needed To Clean My Hands Was Just Soap And Water. But A Surprising Factor, According To Scientists, Is The Duration Of The Hand Wash. It Is Recommended That One Washes One’s Hands At Least For 20 Seconds, And Then Wipe With Clean Towels To Avoid Food Bacteria Contamination.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 1 year, 9 months ago

    This Water Harvesting Gadget, From Dry Desert Air, Is Pretty Unique. And It Is Not Because It Is The First Gadget That Can Do This. But Because It Does Not Require Power Source Or Replaceable Parts To Work Continuously. Its Functioning Is Based On The Construction Material, Metal-Organic Framework (MOF), To Harvest Water.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 2 years, 2 months ago

    I Can’t Believe This, But It Actually Snowed In The Sahara Desert, The Hottest Place On The Planet. This Is The Third Time In The Last 40 Years. The Snow Fell In The Desert Town Of Ain Sefra, In Algeria; A Town Also Known As The \”Gateway To The Sahara. Kind Of Cool Though.