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Stonehenge may have witnessed sun worshipping 500 years before it was built!
Britain's famed Stonehenge monument may have probably been a place of worship 500 years before the first stone was erected, a new study has suggested. ANI

David Attenborough warns about increased melting of ice at North Pole
If the current rate of global warming continues, then there will be 'open water at the North Pole in summer within the next few decades', Sir David Attenborough, Britain's greatest broadcasting naturalist, has warned. ANI

Pacific islands facing higher risk of natural disaster: Study
Pacific island states are facing high risk of natural disaster as the region is getting hotter, sea levels are rising, and rainfall patterns are changing, according to a report. ANI

More than half Kiwi kids already 'social media adults'
Around 64 percent of kids in New Zealand possess online habits similar to mature adults by the time they turn 11, a new survey has revealed. ANI

Muscle relaxant cuts severity of Huntington's disease
A muscle relaxant is able to reduce the severity of Huntington's disease (HD), a new study has claimed. ANI

Stone worshipping may date back more than 500 years!
Britain's famed Stonehenge monument may have probably been a place of worship 500 years before the first stone was erected, a new study has suggested. ANI

How bats evolve into scores of species
Evolution of new traits like skull with a new shape has helped bats branch off into new species and win the game of natural selection, a new study has suggested. ANI

Soon, control your PC with gestures like Tom Cruise in 'Minority Report'!
As envisaged in the Steven Spielberg film 'Minority Report', Microsoft has revealed that it is specially adapting its Xbox Kinect technology for Windows computers, which will enable users to control their PCs by gestures. ANI

Coming soon: Mouthwash that kills cavity-causing bacteria
A dental researcher has led efforts to develop a mouthwash with technology that kills cavity causing bacteria in the mouth and could save costly trips to the dentist. ANI

Secret behind limb-regeneration in zebrafish discovered
After almost three decades of thorough research, scientists claim to have finally discovered the secret behind how some animals can regenerate amputated limbs or damaged organs, by studying the zebrafish. ANI

Chinese medicine could double chances of conceiving child
Couples with fertility problems are twice as likely to conceive using traditional Chinese medicine as compared to western drugs, a new study has found. ANI

'Gold-obsessed' Aliens using Earth as 'battlefield'
The Earth has become the battleground for extra-terrestrials to further their own political agenda for the future of the planet, a researcher has claimed. ANI

Happy with just 4 hours of sleep? Thank your genes
Scientists have identified the gene responsible for controlling the length of time for which an individual sleeps and why some have their own internal alarm clock. ANI

Robot guards to patrol South Korean prisons
A prison in South Korea plans to use robots for patrolling, which would ease the burden on their human counterparts. ANI

Now, a radio powered by water pressure running up a pipe
A UK based company has invented a radio that is powered by the motion of water flowing into a shower. ANI

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