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Major Shake-Up Suggests Dinosaurs May Have 'UK Origin'

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:00:00 GMT

(image) The first dinosaurs may have originated in the Northern Hemisphere, possibly in an area that is now Britain. This is one of the conclusions of the first detailed re-evaluation of the relationships between dinosaurs for 130 years. It shows that the ... Discuss

This Parrot Has an 'Infectious Laugh,' Scientists Say

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:00:00 GMT

(image) For the first time in birds, researchers say they have found evidence that a New Zealand parrot has the avian equivalent of an infectious laugh. They call it "positive emotional contagion" — which they define as "outwardly emotional actions that ...

Why Origami Machines May Unlock Secrets of Mars and the Universe

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:00:00 GMT

(image) If some NASA researchers have their way, Mars exploration technology of the future may rely on an art form from the past. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has developed a Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) prototype that could change how we ...