Interesting Facts About Dinosaurs

Interesting Facts About Dinosaurs

Here are some interesting facts about Dinosaurs: The word Dinosaur comes from the Greek language and means “terrible lizard”. The word was coined by English paleontologist Richard Owen in 1842 and was meant to refer to dinosaurs impressive size rather than their scary appearance. Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for over 160 million years, from the Triassic period around 230 million years ago through the Jurassic period and until the end of the Cretaceous period around 65 million years ago. The first Dinosaur to be formally named was the Megalosaurus, back in 1824. Rather than being carnivores (meat eaters), the largest

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Can Human Live On Mars? Is It Safe?

The vision for space exploration opens the door for NASA to find out. Researchers on Earth are using several experiments aboard the International space station to study health and safety issues. ALMA will be the world’s most powerful telescope for studying the universe of sub milli-metre and milli-metre wavelengths, on the boundary between infrared light and the longer radio waves. However, ALMA does not resemble many people’s image of gaint telescope. It does not use the shiny, reflective mirrors of visible and infrared-light telescopes; it is comprised of many “antennas” that look like large metallic satellite dishes. According to NASA,

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Scientists Have Been Able To Create A Brain Pacemaker

According to the World Alzheimer report, there were 46.8 million cases of dementia, with the economic cost of the disease being $818 billion, i.e, 1.09% of the global GDP. But what is scary is that this is expected to double every 20 years. With demographic aging playing its part in economics like India and China, the total population with dementia is expected to increase to 131.5 million in 2050. although there have been no drugs to prevent dementia, scientists may have found a cure to save some of your memory if not all. A research led by the University of

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9 STRATEGIES TO AVOID DIARRHEA IN SUMMER

Diarrhea can hit anybody at any point of time which is both embarrassing as well as painful. Especially during summers, one has to be extra cautious as in the scorching hot weather conditions diarrhea hits mainly infants, children and younger people as a result of severe gastroenteritis taking place due to bacterial infection within the stomach and intestines. The most common causes of diarrhea during summers are infections caused by microscopic sized parasites named cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis which can spread from one another in humans and even from animal to persons by contracting illness from these agents. Diarrhea can be

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AI Robots Picking Up Sexist, Racial Bias From Humans

    Artificial Intelligent robots and devices are being taught to be racist, sexist and otherwise prejudiced by learning from humans, according to new research. A massive study of millions of words on-line looked at how closely different terms were to each other in the text- the same way that automatic translators use “machine learning” to establish what language means. Some of the results were stunning. The researches found male names were more closely associated with career-related terms than female ones, which were more closely associated words related to the family. This link was stronger than the non-controversial findings that

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World’s Largest Solar Telescope Plan Clears Green Hurdles

India’s much awaited largest solar telescope, proposed at Merak village in shore of Pangong lake in Jammu &Kashmir’s Ladakh region, has cleared the green hurdle with the union environment ministry’s National Board of WildLife (NBWL) giving its nod to the project. The indigenous National Large Solar Telescope (NLST) is considered as one of world’s most powerful solar telescope facilities with a capability to do both day and night astronomy. It would also fill the longitude gap between Japan and Europe. Citing its scientific utility, the board recently approved, diversion of 7.60 hectares of forestland from Changthang cold desert wildlife sanctuary

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Leftover Rice Could Make You Very Sick If You Don’t Do This One Thing

Here’s how to best avoid getting food poisoning. Although reheating a Chinese takeout when you’ve got a hangover is one of life’s great pleasures, leftover rice can actually be scarily bad for you, the NHS say. Because if you didn’t already know, you can get a pretty grim case of food poisoning from eating reheated rice; it’s not the reheating that causes the problem, but instead the way the rice has been stored after being cooked the first time. So uncooked rice often contains spores (cells capable of reproducing quickly) of Bacillus cereus — a bacteria strand that can cause

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The U.S. Is The Biggest Consumer Of Oil at Over 19.5 Million Barrels A Day

About 300 million years ago the conditions for the subsequent formation of petroleum (mineral oil) were established in shallow coastal waters by the teeming tiny creatures and plants that lived and died in vast numbers. The ooze formed on the bottom by the remains of these  organism was unable to decompose because of lack of oxygen. As a result of climatic changes, these coastal areas became buried under layers of earth, and the organic remains were subjected to high pressures and temperatures over periods of millions of years. The fats, carbohydrates and proteins were thereby subjected to conditions in which

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Cook on the Stove (Chulha), 20 packets of Cigarettes a Woman Smokes

“ If a women works in the kitchen and uses wood as a fuel on stove for cooking food then she consumes Benzo(a) Pyrene(BAP) (a cancer causing agent) in high amount that it is equal to consuming 20 packets of cigarettes a day” said by Dr. Mamta Bansal in the general discussion held at Uttaranchal University. It has been found that in India and in many more under developing countries women use wood as a fuel to lit their stove but they are totally unaware with the fact that burning of wood also gives rise to different problems and some

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What is ‘Carbon Neutrality’ – and how can we achieve it by 2050?

“Achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 requires unprecedented political will and cooperation – but it’s not impossible.” Climate policy expert Farhana Yamin What does ‘carbon neutrality’ mean? Many individuals, companies and countries around the world have made a commitment to being carbon neutral. This means taking action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to zero – and then ‘offsetting’ an equivalent amount of any remaining emissions. An attractive aspect of carbon neutrality is that it is easy to understand and allows everybody, from a country right down to a business or an individual, to be part of the solution to climate

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