Welcome Back to the Large Hadron Collider

After a two-year hiatus, the Large Hadron Collider is starting up again.
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Blood transfusion - 17th century (?)
"Anthropographia" (?) showing blood transfusion between man and sheep; ascribed to J. G. Riva (fl 1618) author of 'De triplici infusionis sanguinis experimento'
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First Blood Transfusion: A History

The world’s first experiments with blood transfusion occurred in the mid-1660s in England. The procedure, carried out between dogs, was gruesome.
Brontosaurus

Brontosaurus is Back, Baby!

The mighty brontosaurus might be real after all, according to new analysis.
So Moses extended his hand toward the sea, and the sea returned to its normal state when the sun began to rise. Now the Egyptians were fleeing before it, but the Lord overthrew the Egyptians in the middle of the sea. The water returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen and all the army of Pharaoh that was coming after the Israelites into the sea – not so much as one of them survived! But the Israelites walked on dry ground in the middle of the sea, the water forming a wall for them on their right and on their left. (Exodus, Chapter 14, 27-29). Woodcut after a drawing by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (German painter, 1794 - 1872) from the "Große Haus-Bilder-Bibel (Large House Pictures Bible)" by Dr. Martin Luther. Published by J. Ebner, Ulm (1877)

The Science Behind Weather Miracles

Can science explain legendary weather myths and legends?

Alexander Wilson’s Birds

Before Audubon (1785-1851), there was Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) the "father of American ornithology"

Camouflage Artists of the Animal Kingdom

A few camouflage artists of the animal kingdom, including cuttlefish and Craugastor frogs.

Move Over, Camouflage. Here Comes Artificial Chameleon Skin

Engineers have developed a new chameleon-like material that changes color with a slight movement, according to research published in the journal Optical.

The Solar Origins of Dendrochronology

Historian George E. Webb recounts the intertwined relationship between solar physics and dendrochronology

Seals 1, Scientists 0

A long-term study to track the movements of commercially valuable fish species might have been a waste of time, thanks to crafty seals.