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BBC Thinks We Evolved from Chimps

I studied anthropology at university. I have an MA in the field. I can assure you that I am not a ‘Creationist‘ and that chimps are NOT our ancestors. In a story published by the BBC on April 27, 2015,

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Just in time for Marvel’s Ant Man Movie

The BBC reports that tiny robots called “micro tugs” can pull 2000 times their own weight; the equivalent of a person lifting a blue whale! Thanks to feet designs based on the gecko, micro tugs are also capable of effortlessly climbing walls

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Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?

A newly discovered species may ironically turn out to be a living fossil. Discovered in 1986 off the coast of Tasmania, the mushroom shaped Dendrogramma has recently undergone scrutiny to determine it’s taxonomical classification. So far it has been narrowed

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