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quinta-feira, 6 de maio de 2010


O Asteróide Pallas, vai estrar visível para os telescópios, 524 Km dele...

...E parece que os Mamutes tinham Anti-coagulante no sangue!

Mammoths had more than woolly coats to protect them from the frigid conditions of their sub-zero stomping grounds, scientists have discovered.
The extinct beasts had a form of antifreeze blood that kept their bodies supplied with oxygen in the sub-zero temperatures, according to a study of DNA extracted from 43,000-year-old mammoth remains.
A genetic adaptation in the woolly mammoths' haemoglobin – the molecular cage that carries oxygen in the blood – allowed them to thrive at high latitudes without losing much heat.


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