Bryan Keith Tierney

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Turtles: Little change in 210 million years - Futurity

WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) — About one-third the evolutionary rate of humans, the …

Turtles

Artefacts offer Pacific shark species absence clues

Historical artefacts, such as this shark teeth weapon, are an "under-utilised source of data"<p><b>Nineteenth Century tools made from sharks' teeth suggest that two species of shark used to populate the Central Pacific but are no longer present.</b><p>Using artefacts from museums, a team of US researchers found …

Pacific Ocean

Scintillating specs: New 5.2-inch OLED display for smartphones

Japanese manufacturers unveil a white-hot display destined for future smartphones.<p>Get ready to see more smartphones sporting a spectacular OLED screen.<p>Japan Display -- a joint venture consisting of Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi's manufacturing muscle -- revealed the development of a 5.2-inch OLED …

Phones

Researchers see antibody evolve against HIV

Study could aid development of more effective vaccines.<p>For the first time, scientists have tracked in a patient the evolution of a potent immune …

Strong hints of dark matter detected by space station, physicists say

Physicists announced on Wednesday that they have discovered the most convincing evidence yet of the existence of dark matter – the particles that are …

Exhaled breath is unique fingerprint

<b>Compounds present in exhaled breath can act as a "fingerprint" for individuals, scientists say.</b><p>These "metabolites" represent the waste products of the body's chemistry - but their uniqueness had never been shown.<p>A study in PLOS ONE suggests they could be as useful to medical diagnosis as those …

Carbon Dioxide