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'Oldest flying squirrel fossil found'

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 9:24 PM

Scientists have discovered the oldest flying squirrel fossil ever which sheds new light on the origin and evolution of these airborne animals. Described in the journal eLife, the 11.6-million-year-old fossil was discovered in a landfill, about 40 kilometers outside the Can Mata city in Spain.
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Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 9:42 AM

A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto. A round frozen world just 186 miles (300 kilometres) across, the Goblin was spotted by astronomers in 2015 around Halloween, thus its spooky name. But it wasn’t publicly unveiled until on October 2 following further observations with ground telescopes.
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Scientists connect 3 people's brains to play video game together

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8:31 PM

Scientists have developed a three-person brain network called 'BrainNet' that connects participants' brains to send or receive thoughts. In a test, the brains of three people were linked to share thoughts and cooperate while playing a Tetris-style video game together. However, the network requires external intervention, and can only send one "bit" of data at a time, they claimed.