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Massive black hole growing on sun’s surface, but not a cause of concern: NASA

Massive black hole growing on sun’s surface, but not a cause of concern: NASA

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has unveiled about a giant-sized dark spot that has been spreading across the sun’s surface. Known as coronal hole, this spot as per experts would not cause any harm.

Discovery of new population of farmers unveils agriculture techniques developed more than once

Discovery of new population of farmers unveils agriculture techniques developed more than once

Bones and teeth from four ancient human skeletons discovered in the Zagros Mountains of present-day Iran suggest that farming was invented more than one time. The fossils show that these people used eat domesticated crops at least 9,000 years back.

When DNA assessment was carried out, the researchers came to know that none of them belonged to Europe’s first farmers known as the Aegeans. These four individuals belong to a different genetic group that researchers were not aware of.

‘Quality’ of space matters more than ‘quantity’ for zoo elephants: Study

‘Quality’ of space matters more than ‘quantity’ for zoo elephants: Study

What matters for elephants, the largest land mammal on earth, is social interactions and opportunities to involve with their surroundings and not space, unveils the largest multi-institutional zoo-elephant welfare project.

Ducklings use abstract relationships to recognize their mothers: Study

Ducklings use abstract relationships to recognize their mothers: Study

A new study published in the journal Science has unveiled that same-different discrimination is present in creatures that are generally being considered not intelligent like newborn ducklings. The research paper challenges our idea of what does it mean to have a birdbrain.

Mantis shrimp roll their eyes to improve vision

Mantis shrimp roll their eyes to improve vision

Mantis shrimp are superior to human when it is about vision. We humans have only three different color channels, while mantis shrimp have 12. They have a better vision to improve the clarity of their vision. They can roll their eyes.

Neighborhood beyond Neptune becomes more crowded, with discovery of new dwarf planet

Neighborhood beyond Neptune becomes more crowded, with discovery of new dwarf planet

The area beyond the 8th planet of our solar system is becoming ever more crowded, as astronomers have announced the discovery of another dwarf planet. A review at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope in Hawaii has been keeping an eye over 600 bodies in an icy debris ring, called the Kuiper belt.

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