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November, 2015

  • 30 November

    Ohio State Ready to Co-Sponsor a Bill That Will Ban The Use of Microbeads

    People will be surprised to know that the beauty care products they apply on various parts of their body in their daily life are packed with microbeads – a tiny plastic particle that stems some serious health issues. The wickedest thing about these tiny particles is their puny size that …

  • 28 November

    Plankton bloom even though carbon dioxide levels go up

    New research has shown that an increase in carbon dioxide has enhanced the growth of planktons which is the opposite of what had been expected from it. Coccolithophores which are small calcifying plants are part of the foundation of marine food web and have been increasing in abundance throughout the …

  • 27 November

    Supermassive black hole swallows sun-sized star

    Astronomers have managed to watch a huge star getting swallowed by a black hole and deserve a special award for this feat. The report in this regard has been published in the Science journal of the US and says that the researchers were tracking the star, which was just as …

  • 26 November

    Best example of swarm intelligence is living bridges of army ants

    Army ants from the species Eciton hamatum are capable of building living bridges in order to cover distances by connecting their bodies. There is an international team of researchers who have termed the structures to be far more sophisticated than believed earlier. Army ants are able to form these living …

  • 26 November

    Imperishable Water Bear That Has a Super Resistant Genome Steals DNA from Others

    Lately, researchers were able to discover an organism on the face of the Earth that has the ability to steal DNA from other organisms. Almost a fifth of their genome are attained from foreign organisms such as bacteria and plants, according to a new research. This patchwork of genes helps …