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Zebras’ stripes don’t provide anti-predator camouflaging effect: researchers conclude

Zebras’ stripes don’t provide anti-predator camouflaging effect: researchers conclude

Zebras’ iconic black and white stripes are unlikely to have evolved in an effort to provide camouflage protection from predators, a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE suggested.

The purpose of zebras’ stripes has long been baffling researchers. Different scientists put various hypotheses forward, including the one that suggests that the stripes are meant to confuse predators.

NASA astronaut Kelly tweets photos of massive blizzard from ISS

NASA astronaut Kelly tweets photos of massive blizzard from ISS

A massive blizzard with hurricane-force winds that blanketed the East Coast Saturday looked very treacherous even all the way from space, photographs tweeted by International Space Station (ISS) Commander Scott Kelly showed.

NASA astronaut Kelly wrote that it was a “massive snowstorm” and advised people in the East Coast area to stay safe.

Tinder adds STD-awareness page to repel attacks from sexual health advocacy groups

Tinder adds STD-awareness page to repel attacks from sexual health advocacy groups

Tinder, one of the most famous dating sites, has added an STD-awareness page to help its registered users to find the nearest STD testing center in their surrounding area.

The addition of the STD-awareness page is an apparent bid to settle the service’s grouse with AIDS Healthcare Foundation that began in September last year. The dating service has been repeatedly attacked by several sexual health advocacy groups who allege that the service encourages unprotected sex.

Hawaii telescope project team uncertain what to do next

Hawaii telescope project team uncertain what to do next

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) team is restlessly waiting for instructions from Hawaii authorities about how to proceed after the state’s Supreme Court invalidated permit for the controversial telescope project.

The $1.4 billion project for mounting the huge telescope atop Mauna Kea has been opposed by local people ever since it was announced because Native Hawaiians consider the mount sacred. They argue that humans should not mess with the sacred mount.

German researchers reconstruct centuries-old plague pathogen genomes

German researchers reconstruct centuries-old plague pathogen genomes

A group of German researchers claimed to have successfully reconstructed centuries-old plague pathogen genomes to better understand the most deadly historical virulent disease.

Black Death, as the plague was known centuries ago, killed 30 to 50 per cent of the European population within five years. The Great Plague of Marseille killed millions of Europeans from 1720 to 1722.

Climate change might have removed alien life: researchers say

Climate change might have removed alien life: researchers say

Alien life forms might have arisen several times on various different planets but would have been quickly erased when extreme cooling or heating rendered those planets uninhabitable, Australian scientists concluded.

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