31 Amazing Things Science Has Recently Discovered.

There are a lot of things to keep up with in the world, it can be hard to remember to keep up with the discovery's science is making. Some that may make you think "wow, I can't believe what amazing discoveries these are" to "wow, I can't believe someone spent time and money on that study."

Here are a list of 31 of the most recent scientific discoveries.


1. Prize Chickens

A 2016 study showed that chickens are shallow. They preferred to be handled by what they considered to be "beautiful" humans.

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2. Don't Drink The Water

When Singaporean scientists observed Chinese soft-shelf turtles dunking their heads into puddles, but not drinking the water, they figured they should jump on this magnificent discovery. What they found was these turtles secrete urea through their mouths and rinse it with water. A.K.A they were peeing through their mouth.

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3. Down To The Core

In 1960, Richard Feynman claimed that since the Earth's core is denser than its surface, the core has a higher gravitational potential, making time pass slower. In 2016, his theory was confirmed. Meaning the Earth's core is two and a half years younger than its crust. This also means the core of the sun is 39, 000 years younger than its surface.

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4. On The Straight And Narrow

Dung beetles always move in a straight line because they navigate their path via The Milky Way Galaxy.

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5. The Chemistry is Electric

Along with color and scent, flowers use tiny electric fields to attract pollinating insects. Bees detect these fields with the tiny hairs on their bodies. They pick up a static charge that bends the hairs and directs them to the flowers.

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6. The Ninja Lantern Shark

There is a Ninja Lantern Shark currently swimming in the ocean. It was discovered by scientists in 2010, and gets its name because of its all black skin that faintly glows. To complete the look it has iridescent eyeballs, and teeth that are almost translucent.

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7. How To Succeed In Farm Business

Researchers in the UK have found that cows with names produce more than 3.4 percent more milk than those without. The study claims, like humans, cows who are relaxed, happier, and given more one-on-one attention "work" better.

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8. How Big Is Your Bacteria?

There is a bacteria so large that you can see it without a microscope. It is .17 of millimetre in diameter, and its chains look like pearls. It was found living on sulfur-rich seafloor sediments off the coast of Namibia, giving the name Thiomargarita namibiensis, which translates to "sulfur pearl of Namibia".

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9. In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The universe that we know and love only amounts to 4% of the universe as a whole, and 3.6% of that is intergalactic gas. So, what have we learned about this uncharted territory? 22% of it is dark matter, and 74% is dark energy. So... nothing.

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10. Save A Tree

A 2016 study in Finland, used laser scanners to observe the daily movement of birch trees. Their findings were that the trees droop at night, then perk up during the day. So, make sure to be quiet when wandering at night, trees need sleep too.

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11. Sing Me A Song

Songbirds sing shorter and repeat tunes to teach their young how to sing.

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12. Is That A Frog?

Thought to be baby frogs of different species, Michrohyla nepenthicola was discovered to it's own species in 2010. It is among the tiniest vertebrates in the world.

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13. They Have A Type

85% of humans secrete a chemical that signals their blood type. The problem is mosquitoes can detect this to find their victims. If you want to know if you're more vulnerable to them find out your blood type. They prefer type O to type A.

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14. Messing With The Wrong Dolphin

In 2012, a group of microbiologist found that dolphins have complex hierarchies, like humans, and are capable of forming enemies and alliances with each other.

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15. The Deeper The Voice

A 2011 study, revealed men with raspy voices to have a lower sperm count compared to men with high pitched voices. The reason being goes back to evolution, men with low sperm counts would need another way to attract a female mate.

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16. Plant Eater

Drosera magnifica is a carnivorous plant in the jungles of Brazil. It can get up to 5 feet tall, and secretes a sticky substance to capture its prey. It was discovered in a picture someone posted on facebook.

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17. Attack Of The Lizard Clones

Lecerta rostombekovi is one of the few reptilian species that are made up exclusively females that are asexual. This means every individual has the same genetic make-up.

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18. Around The Earth In A Century

In 2016, an asteroid was discovered to be orbiting the Earth. It is nothing to worry about, because it has been orbiting our planet for a century and will continue to do so.

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19. The Smell Of Hate

The University of Sussex has discovered if you hate a person, they will automatically smell worse to you. They conducted their study using rival sports teams. Those who wore a jersey with their rival teams logo smelled worse than those wearing their favourite team, even though both shirts smelled the same to those who didn't have a preference for teams.

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20. I Don't Smell Anything

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center have discovered "Olfactory dysfunction", the decreased ability to smell odors. They argue it can be a predictor of death within fives years among the elderly.

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21. The Perfect Diet

A 2012 study showed Gila monster saliva reduces cravings for chocolate and ordinary foods, which could help in the treatment of compulsive eating disorders.

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22. Another Round For Me

Male flies rejected by females consumed 4 times more alcohol.

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23. Eaves Dropper

Research has shown bats eavesdrop on flies that are having sex in order to hunt them. Sure, we've all heard that excuse.

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24. Beware Of The Bee

Scientists have discovered the most painful places to be stung by a bee are the inside of the nose, the upper lip, and the penis. We wonder why anyone would sign up for this experiment.

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25. Life After Death

Microbiologists at the University of Washington have discovered that genes in the tissues of recently deceased mice, and zebrafish remained alive up to four days after the animals death. The real discovery though is that some of these genes contained known cancer markers. Which helps explain the higher risk of cancer for those who have had a liver transplant from a deceased person.

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26. Spiders Need Love Too

In 2016 Jotus Remus, a new spider species, was discovered. The unique thing about this spider is how it attracts its mate. The male hides under a leaf, and waves his heart shaped leg above it, in hopes it will attract a female spider.

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27. Communication Breakdown

Herrings release air bubbles from their anuses at a rapid pattern. Scientists have named the Fast Repetitive Ticks, or FRTS. So, in short your Uncle Bob isn't the only one to use farts to communicate with you, herrings do it too.

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28. Time and Space

Physicists have recently discovered there is a connection between dark energy and time. They believe dark energy may actually cause time to propagate forward.

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29. Jurassic Farm

In 2015 researchers at Yale made "dino-chickens". They altered the genes from chicken embryos to alter their beaks, making them resemble velociraptors. In case you're worried about a Jurassic Park like disaster, they don't have the ethical approval to hatch these chickens.

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30. A Delectable Treat

Researchers at the Oregon State University have bred and patented a new strain of dulse, seaweed. It contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and protein. The ultimate health food, because it tastes like bacon when fried.

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31. Disposable Penis

Japanese researchers have found a group of sea slugs called Chromodoris reticulata. They lose their penis after sex, but grow one back a few hours later.

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