• Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 month ago

    Scientists May Have Found The Oldest Animal Sperm Inside A New Species Of An Ostracod, Called Myanmarcypris Hui. The Sperm, Said To Be 100 Myrs Old, Was Found In An Ostracod Frozen Inside The Blob Of Tree Resin In Myanmar. The Sperm Age Dwarfs The Oldest Known Sample Of A Fossilized Animal (Ostracod) Sperm, Said To Be 17 Myrs Old.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of BusinessBusiness 2 months ago

    Apple Is On A Roll By Being The First Publicly Traded US Company To Be Valued At $2 Trillion. And This Comes After ~2 Years When The Company Was Noted To Be The First Publicly Traded Company Worth $1 Trillion. The $2 Trillion Valuation Is Based On The Current Share Count Of 4.275 Billion, Valued At $467.77 Per Share. Awesome!

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 months, 1 week ago

    A New Study Is Indicating That An Enormous Ancient Animal, Ancestor To The American Alligators, With Banana-Size Teeth And As Long As Buses And Limos, Existed About 75 To 82 Myrs Ago. The Creature, Called “Terror Crocodile” Or Deinosuchus, And The Largest Carnivore In Its Ecosystem, Preyed On Dinosaurs That Fed Near Its Water Ways.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    The Sahara, 100 Myrs Ago, Was The Most Dangerous Place On Earth, Comprising Ferocious Creatures, Including Flying Reptiles And Crocodile-like Predators. This Is Based On The Biggest Scientific Review, In Almost 100 Years, Of Fossil Vertebrates From An Area Of Cretaceous Rock Formations, In Southeastern Morocco, Called The Kem Kem Group.

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

    Researchers May Have Discovered The Largest Siphonophore Apolemia, In The World, During An Expedition To The Ningaloo Canyons, Off Western Coast Of Australia. Siphonophore Are String-Like Creatures, Made Up Of Interconnected Clones, Each Clone Specialized To A Particular Task. The Outer Ring Diameter Of This Creature Is Estimated At 49 Ft.

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  • Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 6 months, 4 weeks 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 7 months 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 7 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 2 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 1 year, 1 month 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 2 years 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 2 years, 2 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 2 years, 2 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 2 years, 3 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 2 years, 3 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 2 years, 4 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, 9 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.