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2.5-Million-Year-Old Fossilized Peaches Found in China

This discovery proves that peaches have originated on Chinese soil even more, adding to the original discovery of such fossilized pits in the 1970s, but those fossils were only seven to eight thousand years old. As time passes the shell of the pit as well as the seeds which it contains goes through various changes. Animals and early hominids feasted on peaches, and much later they were bred when modern humans came into the picture.

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Driverless Cars Will Compete in Formula E Races

Every Formula E race will be preceded by a self-driving cars competition, which will perform in the same circuits in major cities around the world. The races will take place before each Forumla E Race, there will be a total of 10 teams and each will have two driverless cars.

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Virginia Tech a big victor in hiring Memphis coach Justin Fuente

The news was made public by multiple reports during Virginia Tech's game with UVa on Saturday afternoon, but it is expected that Memphis Head Coach Justin Fuente will be the successor to Frank Beamer in Blacksburg. The Cavaliers appeared to be on the road to improvement five years ago, finishing 8-5 and with a loss in the Chick-fil-A Bowl, but failed to follow that up despite gains in recruiting in the ensuing seasons.

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64-Year-Old Albatross Is Oldest Known Bird To Lay An Egg

Wisdom left soon after mating, but we expect her back any day now to lay her egg. Wisdom has been flying to Hawaii's Midway Atoll to raise chicks year after year since 1956 when scientists first started tracking her. It's thought Wisdom has notched up around 6m ocean miles of flight. "It is very humbling to think that she has been visiting Midway for at least 64 years".

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World's Biggest Cloning Factory Claims to Have the Technology to Clone Human

However, cloning humans comes with a broad scope of ethical and moral dilemmas that modern society may not yet be willing to face. "The technology is already there", said Dr. The company aims to produce one million cows by 2020. It may even help rescue endangered species from the brink of extinction. "Unfortunately, currently, the only way to have a child is to have it be half its mum, half its dad", Xu said.

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New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

Over shots of Stormtroopers on the attack, Andy Serkis' Supreme Leader Snoke can be heard saying: "There's been an awakening". We also see him facing off with young heroine Rey (Daisy Ridley), lifting his saber to her face. This is the Han Solo of old. There has yet to be any scenes of the Jedi Knight, Luke Skywalker, in any of the trailers. Boyega has not seen the movie yet, he mentioned to E! on Tuesday at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations press conference.