X-ray imaging reveals concealed parasitoid wasps inside mineralised fly pupae. Credit: Photo: Georg Oleschinski/Rendering: Thomas van de Kamp

Ancient ‘alien’ wasp would eat its victims from the inside out

November 18, 2018

IT SOUNDS like one thing out of the “Alien” film collection, however wasps that lived in the course of the age of dinosaurs laid eggs inside fly pupae, with the wasps consuming the flies from the within out. The research, revealed within the scientific journal Nature, revealed that 4 new wasp species have been discovered […]

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Giant burning fireball stuns Aussies

November 13, 2018

The article is believed to be a meteorite. Image: Twitter / Richard BailiffSupply:Twitter A HUGE bang was reportedly heard by residents in Western Australia after an enormous, mysterious ball of sunshine beamed throughout the night time sky. Social media went nuts with stories from baffled Aussies who stated the “flaming object” ominously lit up the […]

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Brisbane’s ‘Great Gatsby Mansion” listed for 1m

November 13, 2018

The house owners of certainly one of Brisbane’s most extravagant riverside houses, which has been dubbed The Nice Gatsby Mansion, are looking for 1 million for the property. The asking value was revealed after it was listed with a brand new actual property agent, Emil Juresic of NGU Actual Property Toowong. 50 Dauphin Terrace has […]

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Hypnotic Mars crater looks like a reptile’s eyeball

October 30, 2018

  This is you. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a view of a crater on Mars that appears prefer it’s staring again.  The HiRise camera team on the College of Arizona in Tucson posted two totally different views of the crater to Twitter on Friday. One reveals the crater in context in black and white, […]

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Epic NASA panorama shows Curiosity rover under dusty Mars skies

October 23, 2018

Mars is usually a thriller and NASA’s Curiosity rover has rolled proper in the course of it.  The space agency released a wild 360-degree panorama captured by the rover on Aug. 9. It is notable for the view of the darkened, dusty Mars skies and for the detailed take a look at the dust-covered rover […]

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Interest-only loans set to expire costing borrowers much more

October 14, 2018

TWO-thirds of interest-only funding house loans are on account of have their interest-only durations expire by 2020, which is able to push up debtors’ repayments. Reserve Financial institution of Australia assistant governor Christopher Kent warned final yr this might enhance traders’ repayments on a 00,000 30-year mortgage with a five-year interest-only interval by about 000 […]

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Candidatus Desulforudis audaxviator (the purplish, blue rod-shaped cells straddling orange carbon spheres) is a species of bacteria that survives on hydrogen. It was found living within a fluid and gas-filled fracture 2.8km beneath Earth’s surface at Mponeng Gold Mine near Johannesburg, South Africa.

New ‘zombie’ lifeforms found under seabed

October 6, 2018

Scientists have drilled a 2.5 kilometres beneath the seabed and located huge underground forests of “deep life,” together with microbes that persist for 1000’s, possibly hundreds of thousands of years, researchers say. Feeding on nothing however the power from rocks, and present in a slow-motion, even zombie-like state, beforehand unknown types of life are considerable […]

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SpaceX successfully retrieves block 5 Falcon 9, paving the way for third relaunch

September 27, 2018

They are saying ‘third instances a attraction’, however that expression is often reserved for achievement after failure. Not so for SpaceX, which Monday relaunched and retrieved its block 5 Falcon 9 rocket for the primary time. That marks the second profitable launch and retrieval for this explicit mannequin, which had beforehand launched slightly below three months […]

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Sarah Joyce on life support in Gosford Hospital after she was struck down by meningococcal disease.

Aussie warning over deadly disease that is entirely preventable

September 26, 2018

Australia’s peak science physique is urging dad and mom to ensure their kids are vaccinated in opposition to meningococcal illness, after a latest spike in circumstances in Adelaide and the loss of life of a seven-year-old boy in southwest Sydney. The lethal illness is preventable but when all strains aren’t vaccinated in opposition to, it […]

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Linamandla and Siphosethu play outside the family’s house. Picture: Imperfect Feature Stories

An Albino family is terrified that they will be hunted by ‘healers’

September 23, 2018

AN ALBINO household in South Africa has spoken of how they’re residing in concern after a spate of grotesque murders of kids with their situation. The Tyongose members of the family have albinism and pop Themba, 54, says they’re nonetheless badly discriminated in opposition to. The crimson hair and pale pores and skin the household […]

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