One of the species of giant tortoises found on the Galapagos Islands which was believed to have become extinct around 150 years ago is still alive and well, with around 84 hybrid members living on a volcano on Isabela Island.
Invented over 50 years ago the laser has long been a hero of both science fiction and the real world. Now scientists at Yale University have invented its antithesis, the anti-laser, capable of trapping and cancelling laser beams.
Anyone who’s ever painted anything, from home handymen to the major auto manufacturers, has had the experience of finishing a paint job only have the shiny new coating peel off. But now researchers have found out how to zoom in on coatings.
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Reports on the finding published in the Spanish media and in the online edition of "Ars Magazine" put forward the hypothesis that the painting "Education of the Virgin" is a work from the Seville period of the Spanish genius Diego Velásquez.
An English-only policy at the Atticus Bookstore and Cafe, a landmark establishment on the outskirts of the Yale University campus, has brought harsh criticism for the management and at least one worker has been fired as a result of the policy.
Aliza Shvarts, a Yale University student claims to have artificially inseminating herself "as often as possible" so that she could become pregnant and then use herbs to cause abortions and used the blood from those abortions to create "art".