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‘Shocked’ scientists find brain parasites in baby lizards still in shells

‘Shocked’ scientists find brain parasites in baby lizards still in shells

Home News Female common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis) (Image: © Nathalie Feiner) A newfound species of parasitic worm wiggles its way into the brains of baby lizards long before the reptiles hatch. How do the nematodes break into developing lizard brains? They sneak in through the lizard mothers' ovaries, a surprising new study finds.Parasitic nematodes that…
Billion-year-old green algae is an ancestor of all plants on Earth

Billion-year-old green algae is an ancestor of all plants on Earth

Home News An illustration of how Proterocladus antiquus likely appeared 1 billion years ago. (Image: © Dinghua Yang; Tang et al., Nature Ecology and Evolution) The oldest green seaweed on record, the ancestor of all land plants, lived about 1 billion years ago, a new study finds. Scientists have discovered the fossils of what may be…
By gum! Scientists find new 110-million-year-old treasure

By gum! Scientists find new 110-million-year-old treasure

The fossilized leaves belonging to the Welwitschiophyllum plant. Credit: University of Portsmouth A remarkable new treasure has been found by scientists from the University of Portsmouth—the first fossil plant gum on record. The beautiful, amber-like material has been discovered in 110 million year old fossilised leaves. University of Portsmouth Ph.D. student Emily Roberts, made the…
SpaceX Starlink job posting signals serious interest in a growing multi-billion dollar market

SpaceX Starlink job posting signals serious interest in a growing multi-billion dollar market

A new SpaceX Starlink job posting hints that the company is very interested in an established multi-billion dollar market for high-quality satellite internet – a use-case its Starlink constellation should be a perfect fit for. One of the biggest sources for a recent boom in global demand for satellite broadband services, in-flight connectivity (IFC) is…
Tesla Stock Is Diving Because Coronavirus May Burst Its Crazy Bubble

Tesla Stock Is Diving Because Coronavirus May Burst Its Crazy Bubble

Tesla stock (NASDAQ: TSLA) dove 7.5% on Monday, falling twice as hard as the Dow and S&P 500. Tesla has had a turbulent February, with coronavirus fears beginning to eat into its growth. Analysts warn that Tesla stock is in a bubble and due for a big correction. Yesterday’s stock market plunge was especially painful…
Rouhani Scolds Iran for Coronavirus Panic; 60 Minutes Later, Health Minister Gets Infected

Rouhani Scolds Iran for Coronavirus Panic; 60 Minutes Later, Health Minister Gets Infected

Iran’s deputy health minister has been infected with coronavirus. The news comes an hour after the nation’s President asked citizens to not panic about the epidemic. Experts believe the number of cases in Iran to be much higher. Iran’s Fars news agency has reported that the nation’s deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi has been confirmed…
Rainbow Six Siege Dev Team Wants it to Go Free-to-Play One Day

Rainbow Six Siege Dev Team Wants it to Go Free-to-Play One Day

Rainbow Six Siege's development team would like the competitive shooter to go free-to-play one day. That's according to game director Leroy Athanassoff who spoke to PC Gamer at the Six Invitational 2020. "It’s a company decision. I think on the development team we want that at some point. We want the game to be accessible…
Every Game Event Affected by Coronavirus So Far

Every Game Event Affected by Coronavirus So Far

With ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 (a.k.a. Coronavirus), games companies are increasingly pulling out of major events for the protection of their employees and the public.Below is a list of dropouts, changes and cancellations at game shows across the world, forced by the current health crisis. We'll update this story as and when…
Here’s why Ryan Newman’s NASCAR car wasn’t engulfed in flames after crash

Here’s why Ryan Newman’s NASCAR car wasn’t engulfed in flames after crash

In the moments following Ryan Newman’s dramatic crash in the Daytona 500, viewers were on the edge of their seats as what many believed to be gasoline poured out of the car near an open flame while Newman was trapped inside. It turns out the situation wasn’t quite as dire as it seemed.According to Fox…
Stephen Jones’ Comments on Byron Jones Lack Commitment

Stephen Jones’ Comments on Byron Jones Lack Commitment

It’s long been speculated that the Dallas Cowboys would part ways with Dallas Cowboys Cornerback Byron Jones as he seeks to become one of the highest-paid cornerbacks in the NFL. However, there’s been hope that the Cowboys would find a way to make his contract work even with the big money that they’re expected to…