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Russian Crocodile With A Ringing Cell Phone In The Tummy

in technology, environment, biology, education

Oops! the crocodile swallowed the visitor's cell phone.  The Ukranian aquarium workers did not believe until the phone started ringing in the crocodile. The crocodile swallowed the Nokia cell phone when the visitor, Rimma Golovko, dropped it in the water.  The phone slipped out of her hands when she extended her hand to take a snap the crocodile opening his mouth.

Reddit Takes On DNA Teleportation Idea Of Nobel Laureate Luc Montagnier

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Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier says DNA can be teleported. According to a recent paper he published "It was shown clearly that (from the results described in the paper) the water nanostructures and their electromagnetic resonance can faithfully perpetuate DNA information." 

Floating Ark Housing 10,000 In Catastrophe- A Russian's Prototype

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A Russian has a prototype for housing 10,000 people, in land or in water. Remember the movie 2012 and huge rescue ships? In that movie that pictured the Mayan calendar ending in 2012, a large group of people had to deal with natural disasters such as volcanic eruptions, typhoons and glaciers. 

Growing up poor can suppress a child's genetic potential to excel cognitively even before the age of 2

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Growing up poor can suppress a child's genetic potential to excel cognitively even before the age of 2, according to research from psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

The Pressure to Publish or Perish Takes Scientists to Street

in education

It was with great interest that I read the news and science article on arsenic-linked life backbone.  When the study was exciting to me and several others, it was provocative to the critics. 

25 percent of American children raised by single parent- No more "only one true love"!

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Share of birth to unmarried women in the US has risen from 5% in 1960 to 41% in 2008, according to a survey by Pew Research Center.  When 72% of all adults in America were married in 1960, only one-in-two were in 2008.  Cohabitation has also become a lifestyle of choice, as rate of wedlock has declined sharply over time.