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Doomsday Vault Seeds Gets Massive New Deposit (PHOTO)

The ‘Doomsday’ Svalbard Global Seed Vault is nearing one million seed samples after nearly 50,000 samples from around the globe were deposited Wednesday in an effort to safeguard the world’s food supply. The vault, which opened in 2008, is housed … Continue reading

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Man Flying Drone Causes Elk Stampede

Drone causes 1,500 elk to charge in Wyoming snow Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile. The stampede happened Monday at the National Elk Refuge in western Wyoming. Elk and … Continue reading

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2nd Case Of Chimp With Down Syndrome Discovered

Chimpanzee Kanako has the disease Trisomy 22, a rare disease that occurs in chimpanzees. The monkeys with this disease have the same kind of condition as people with Down’s syndrome. Kanako was born in captivity in Kumamoto in Japan. The … Continue reading

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DNA Offers Clues to Mysterious Crypt in Ancient Pueblo

A maternal dynasty ruled one of the earliest and most mysterious civilizations in the Americas, centered in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon, for more than three centuries, researchers say. DNA extracted from the bones of individuals buried inside a massive Chaco … Continue reading

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Strange Microbes Found In Cave Crystals

Scientists have discovered long-dormant microbes trapped in giant crystals in the famous Naica mine of Mexico and have estimated that these organisms may have survived 10,000 to 50,000 years. The Naica mine is a lead, zinc and silver mine located … Continue reading

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