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tube anemone has the largest mitochondrial genome in the animal kingdom

Tube Anemone has the Largest Animal Mitochondrial Genome

Tube Anemone has the Largest Animal Mitochondrial Genome The tube anemone, Isarachnanthus nocturnus, is only 15 cm long but it has the largest mitochondrial genome sequenced to date – including ...

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Fantastic Women Series – Mary Anning, the original fossil hunter

Mary Anning was the original fossil hunter, fossil dealer and most importantly palaeontologist, who became famous for her important finds from Lyme Regis.

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Fantastic Women Series – Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin was an astronomer, who literally discovered what the universe is made of. She was one of the Harvard Computers.

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Denisovans and extinct sub-Saharan ghost populations

Anthropology Blog - It seems there were three Denisovan lineages and that we may have interbred with an extinct ghost African basal population.

Highest air pollution in Bangladesh, China, India, and Pakistan in 2018

AirVisual and Greenpeace have jointly published the World Air Quality Report for 2018, ranking over 3000 cities based on their pollution levels.

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Endless forms, most beautiful — Darwin and On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin's trip aboard the HMS Beagle helped him to understand the diversity of life on Earth & led to his theory of evolution via natural selection.

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The International Space Station turns 18

The International Space Station celebrated its 20th anniversary of continuous human habitation. The ISS has been continuously occupied since.

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Happy Carl Sagan Day — The Voyagers and the Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagan contributed immensely to how we perceive science, and to Voyagers 1&2, which are now in deep space & took the picture of the Pale Blue Dot.

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Space news: Landing on an asteroid, visiting Mercury and collecting solar data

Space News: Hyabusa was sent to Ryugu, Bepi Colombo went to Mercury and the Parker Solar Probe is orbiting the sun and sending back important data.

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