Ghosts of the Thylacine: Tasmanian Tiger Spied in the Wild?

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The last known living Tasmanian Tiger – also known as the thylacine – died in captivity eighty years ago. However, sightings of the striped, dog-like marsupials have persisted throughout the decades. Now, following a pair of new sightings in Queensland, Australia, James Cook University is officially tasking a scientific search for the erstwhile extinct species. What exactly is different about these sightings?

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The Final Problem: Predictions for Sherlock Season 4 Finale

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The biggest – and arguably the only – clue the audience gets for Sherlock’s season four finale is Mycroft’s statement that everything Sherlock is today has to do with his memory of Euros. So, after four seasons, who is Sherlock Holmes?

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Did You Miss Me? Sherlock’s Next Move for Episode 2 – Season 4

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Following last year’s one-off special episode, “The Abominable Bride,” we made a few predictions regarding season 4. Now that the first episode has premiered, let’s see how we’ve scored. Perhaps more importantly, what we expect to see from episode two, “The Lying Detective.”

*Spoiler Alert: This article builds off of predictions made in our article published last year after the holiday special The Abominable Bride, and follows the premiere of season 4 episode 1 on 1 January, 2017. So if you haven’t seen The Six Thatchers, stop now!

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Top 3 Tracks From The Hamilton Mixtape

Released on December 2nd, The Hamilton Mixtape is the latest chapter of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical phenomenon centered around America’s, “ten dollar founding father,” Alexander Hamilton. First reaching popularity with the eponymous show’s Broadway run; the Mixtape features ten of the musical’s numbers covered by contemporary artists. With genres ranging from Indie Folk, to Nu Jazz, and Hip-Hop: We select our top three re imagined tracks.

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Nanobodies Show Unique Promise To Prevent Human Inflammation and Pain

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In the ongoing research to control pain and inflammation, a special subgroup of antibodies called “nanobodies” have demonstrated this ability in a mammalian model for the first time. According to research published earlier this month on a study led by Friedrich Koch-Nolt, it also exposed nanobodies to human blood ex vivo and observed similar results. These tremendous findings may have profound medical repercussions for human patients.

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