Snakes Used to Detect Earthquakes

Snakes in the Orient are being used to detect earthquakes.
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An excerpt taken from the British Broadcasting service :

Scientists in China say they have developed a new way of predicting earthquakes – by observing erratic behaviour in snakes.

Experts at the earthquake bureau in Nanning, in southern Guangxi province, monitor local snake farms via 24-hour internet video links.

The mystery is still afoot though as to where one might view the reptiles of genesis on the World Wide Web, in the interim please read from the following link : Snakes Used to Detect Earth Quakes

Published in: on January 2, 2007 at 8:17 pm  Leave a Comment  

Dog’s Head Kept Alive in bizarre 1940’s transplant

Gentle reader, if you are weak of stomach, or of a sensitive nature please go no further into the following Soviet era science film. This film was created in part of a cooperation between the United States of America and The Soviet Union in 1940. Please kind reader take a moment to witness the bizarre Mary Shelley-like monstrosity created before your eyes. Be forewarned once again, this is not for those faint of heart.

Dr. Horace Mothwing

On the World Wide Web

Moths drink the Tears of Birds

A group of scientists in Madagascar have spied a Moth Drinking the tears of a bird.

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Dr. Yumi Nakamura

For more Information on the World Wide Web Please take the time to read this engaging article at:
New Scientist

Published in: on December 28, 2006 at 2:34 pm  Leave a Comment  

Woman with two wombs gives birth to triplets

A UK woman with two wombs is believed to be the first in the world with the condition to give birth to triplets.

Hannah Kersey, 23, from Northam in Devon, had identical twins Ruby and Tilly, who were born from one womb, Grace, who was born from the other.twowombs.gif

The girls had to stay in hospital for nine weeks after being born seven weeks early by Caesarean, but have now returned home to their parents.

The odds of having triplets from two wombs are about 25 million to one.

Kindly follow this link on the World Wide Web for more information:

Published in: on December 21, 2006 at 6:32 pm  Leave a Comment  

Scientists find dozens of new species in Borneo rainforests

Scientist have discovered 52 new species in Borneo.

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Some of the animals include: tree frogs, and a small deer like creature. The scientists have also discovered new varieties of trees and plants and 16 new species of ginger root.

Dr. Horace Mothwing

Further reading on the World Wide Web:

World Wildlife Foundation

Borneo a treasure of Asia

Published in: on December 19, 2006 at 5:29 pm  Leave a Comment