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US’ bone-chilling winter could have been indirectly caused by global warming

US’ bone-chilling winter could have been indirectly caused by global warmingThe bone-chilling winter that people suffered in parts of the United States earlier this year was indirectly caused by global warming, a new study conducted by Oxford University researchers suggests.

Egyptian and Red-Headed Vultures Too on Hit List of IUCN

Egyptian and Red-Headed Vultures Too on Hit List of IUCNA 20-year survey from the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB) reported 98% drop in population of vultures. The study reports that the Egyptian Vulture and the Red-headed Vulture are the two species of vulture that have been affected by the killer drug, Diclofenac.

Festo Gives World Bionic Kangaroo

Festo Gives World Bionic Kangaroo Festo, German industrial automation company, has developed robotic kangaroo. After giving two years to the project, it has come up with BionicKangaroo, which is a meter high and weighs seven kilograms.

Loss of Science in Culture will make the World Darker, says Neil deGrasse Tyson

Loss of Science in Culture will make the World Darker, says Neil deGrasse TysonRock-star astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson told the crowd at the University of Utah on Wednesday that loss of science in culture will only make the world darker. No science means fewer questions and lesser dreams, he said.

Climate Change to Reduce Number of Large Waves off Australia’s East Coast

Climate Change to Reduce Number of Large Waves off Australia’s East CoastScientists have revealed that climate change is likely to cut off larger waves along Australia's central east coast in next few decades. The increase in greenhouse gases will reduce the number of days with large ocean waves more than four meters high by 40% by the end of this century.

Peer Review System Comes Under Scanner Yet Again

Peer Review System Comes Under Scanner Yet AgainFrom 2008 to 2013, more than 120 bogus scientific papers have been published in scientific journals. Computer scientist Cyril Labbé of Joseph Fourier University in France is the one who has discovered the recent frauds.

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