Tracy Ishmael

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What Are The Most Lactose Intolerant Places In The World? [Infographic]

Whether you can digest milk comfortably after childhood is a genetic fluke. For many people, the ability to produce lactase--the enzyme that allows the body to break down lactase, the sugar in milk--disappears after childhood, when we no longer need to survive on our mother's milk.<p>Lactase …


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Computer system automatically generates TCP congestion-control algorithms

Computer-designed algorithms for controlling network congestion yield transmission rates two to three times as high as those designed by humans.

Mummy Teeth Show That Drought Plagued Ancient Egyptian Civilization (PHOTOS)

Thousands of years after their owners' mouths stopped moving forever, the teeth of Egyptian mummies are telling scientists details about their civilization.<p>After analyzing the oxygen isotope levels in teeth recovered from the mummies, researchers at the Université de Lyon in France were able to …

King David's Palace Discovered? Archaeologists Find Huge Palace, Storeroom At Khirbet Qeiyafa Site

After many years of searching, Israeli archaeologists announced Thursday the discovery of a large palace and storeroom believed to have once belonged to the Biblical monarch King David.<p>"The ruins are the best example to date of the uncovered fortress city of King David," lead researchers Yossi …

7 Myths About Paleontology

I am a 21 year-old paleontologist. I live and and work in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. While what I just said may seem perfectly clear to me, I get a lot of questions about what I do. People think I run around with a bullwhip. People assume I spend my day dreaming about riding …

44 Years Ago We Landed on the Moon, Today Twitter Remembers That

<b>Humans first walked on the Moon 44 years ago today</b>. It was a momentous occasion for Earth as a whole, and showed exactly what <b>a properly funded space</b> …

Apollo 11 Rocket Engine Part Recovered, Confirms Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Forty-four years (and three days) after it helped launch the first men to walk on the moon, a huge rocket engine part salvaged from the ocean floor has been positively identified as a historic component of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission.<p>"I'm thrilled to share some exciting news," …

Virus Genome Finding Points To New Branch In Tree Of Life

The organism was initially called NLF, for “new life form”. Jean-Michel Claverie and Chantal Abergel, evolutionary biologists at Aix-Marseille University in France, found it in a water sample collected off the coast of Chile, where it seemed to be infecting and killing amoebae. Under a microscope, …




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