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CERN LHC: Large Hadron Collider Restarts After Two-Year Upgrade — Scientists Hope To Detect Dark Matter


Scientists and engineers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, running the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, restarted it on Sunday after a two-year shutdown for major upgrade. The upgrade was implemented to allow physicists to extend their ability to probe deeper to unravel the fundamental forces underlying the structure… Read more »

‘Little Foot Fossil’ Is Rewriting The Story Of Human Evolution

Little Foot Fossil older than Lucy

One should never ask a lady her age, but a female skeleton known only as “Little Foot” recently divulged her secrets. The fossil, found two decades ago in South African cave, is telling scientists that far more human species roamed the Earth millions of years ago than once thought. The Little Foot fossil’s age has… Read more »

Flies: Dozens Of New Species Discovered In Los Angeles


There’s an old saying which states that after the apocalypse, after all the people and the animals and the plants are gone from the planet, that cockroaches will remain because they are so adaptable. It’s now looking as if flies might be in the same category. Something called Biodiversity Science: City and Nature (or BioSCAN… Read more »