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Most accurate digital model ever produced of Stonehenge unveiled
Researchers have released the most accurate digital model ever produced of Stonehenge using the latest technologies. ANI

Previously unknown cell interaction key in immune system attacks discovered
La Jolla Institute scientists have discovered a previously unknown molecular interaction that is essential for T lymphocyte activation, which explains immune system's anti body behaviour in autoimmune diseases. ANI

World's largest telescope underway to spot aliens
British scientists have taken on the leading role in building critical scientific instruments for the world's biggest optical telescope worth 1 billion pounds which will hunt for life in other galaxies. ANI

Human bones cache discovery proves cannibalism ritual of Mexican tribe
More than three dozen human bones bearing evidence of boiling and defleshing have been discovered in Mexico, giving more evidence to claims that the Xiximes tribe were in fact cannibals, archaeologists say. ANI

Songbirds reveal secrets of common patterns in music
Whether it is Italian opera or music from northern India, studies have shown there are certain musical patterns that are common not only to various genres, but also across cultures. ANI

Martin Luther King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech has roots in his childhood
A Wake Forest University undergrad has found that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech contains striking parallels to an address about brotherly love and non-violence he gave as a 15-year-old high school student. ANI

20 feet long species of crocodile discovered in Columbian coal mine
A new species of crocodile measuring 20 feet long has been discovered by University of Florida researchers in a coal mine in Colombia. ANI

Air shield protects surgical cut from bacterial infections
The FDA has approved a unique medical device meant for reducing surgical-incision site contamination by infection-causing microorganisms. ANI

Ford unveils E-bike concept with Formula 1 car tech
American automaker Ford has unveiled its E-bike concept, which is based on the technology used in Formula One cars. ANI

Now, odours can be rated on scale of pleasantness!
A new research has claimed that odours can be rated on a scale of pleasantness, which turns out to be an organizing principle for the way humans experience smell. ANI

Plausible way to break resistant breast cancer cells identified
A new research, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has claimed that genetically altering breast cancer cells to forcibly activate a heat-shock protein could break the resistance of the cells to drug treatment. ANI

Now, get helicopter view of your route in Google Maps
Google has added a new feature that will give users a moving aerial view of their route when they enter start and end destinations in its search maps. ANI

Protein that controls sculpting of memory in brain identified
A new study has found an essential part of a complex of proteins that control the sculpting of brain circuitry, a process that encodes memory. ANI

Soon, nanorockets to deliver drugs inside the body
German scientists have built nanorockets powered by a benign rocket fuel, which could one day carry drugs around the body. ANI

Unprecedented ozone hole opens over Arctic
An unusually prolonged period of extremely low temperatures in the stratosphere has resulted in an unprecedented depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring, according to a new NASA-led study. ANI

Force India F1 team co-owner brain behind 13,750mph space jet!
A spaceship that can cover 10,500 miles in just one hour and 45 minutes is the brainchild of a Dutchman who co-owns the Force India F1 team. ANI

Bank voles' secret to social dominance lies in their pe**s size
Bank voles, who have a bigger pe**s size, enjoy greater dominance among their species, according to scientists. ANI

How celebrity 'sexting' scandals drive teens to do the same
Celebrity 'sexting' scandals is creating peer pressure on young men and women to send each other explicit pictures and messages, according to a new study. ANI

Britain's GMT not accurate enough for timekeeping, claim French scientists
Scientists have claimed that worldwide time couldn't be based on Britain's Greenwich Mean Time anymore because it's not quite accurate enough. ANI

Women's voices do not give men cues about ovulation timings
For years, studies have claimed that women become subtly different when they're ovulating. ANI

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