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'Gay caveman' 'neither gay nor a caveman'
The discovery of a 5,000-year-old skeleton that was buried in a peculiar way has researchers suggesting the prehistoric man found outside modern-day Prague could have been gay or transsexual. ANI

Smartphone apps can improve public transit
A new study has suggested that smartphone apps may be the key to getting people out of their cars and onto mass transit. ANI

Birds 'feed UV-reflective nestlings over UV-blocked ones'
A new study has found that birds feed their brood depending on the UV light they reflect - feeding the shinier chicks bigger helpings of food. ANI

Soon, Twitter and Facebook will be available on your cars!
Car owners could soon upgrade the software systems on their car, upload apps and even interact with social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. ANI

Just 10 yrs left to save Oz's Great Barrier Reef: Expert
The beautiful Great Barrier Reef in Australia might soon be a wonder that the future generation may never see. ANI

FBI releases 'memo that proves aliens did land in New Mexico in 1947'
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has published in its website a bizarre memo that proves aliens did land in New Mexico in 1947. ANI

Scottish scientists grow kidneys in lab
Scottish scientists have made a breakthrough in organ transplantation by successfully growing kidneys in a laboratory. ANI

Monkeys too are racists: Study
We know that many people are prejudiced towards others based on group affiliations - be they racial, ethnic or religious. ANI

What happens when you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet?
Ever wondered what will happen if you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet? Here is the answer. ANI

Titan shaped by weather, not ice volcanoes
NASA scientists, who analysed the data collected by the Cassini spacecraft, has suggested that the Saturn's smog-shrouded moon, Titan, may be much less geologically active than some scientists have thought. ANI

Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer
Change in PSA levels over time, known as PSA velocity, is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may lead to many unnecessary biopsies, according to researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. ANI

Now, fly a James Bond-style water-powered jetpack!
Now, James Bond fans can 'fly' just like Sean Connery on a JetLev-Flyer - only if they have 175,000 dollars to spare. ANI

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