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Brain-Signal Proteins Evolved Before Animals Did

This microbe, called a choanoflagellate, is one of the single-celled organisms most closely related to the animal kingdom. New work shows that its ancestors made proteins that were later repurposed by the nervous systems of the first animals.Eye of Science/Science SourceOur human brains can seem like a crowning achievement of evolution, but the roots of…

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Over 6,000 slots still open for TNVS

Over 6,000 slots still open for TNVS- LTFRB The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory (LTFRB) has so far received more than 1,000 applications for the Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) since it opened the application on April 30. In a statement, the LTFRB said there are still 6,869 slots open for application. It then advised…

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 The Philippines is finally recording low birth rates

The Philippines is finally recording low birth rates. According to the Commission on Population and Development (PopCom), that trend should be considered good news in light of the country’s persistent overpopulation problems.  PopCom said that there was “nothing wrong with the low birth rate” recorded in 2020 and 2021, adding that the trend could indicate…

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Anytime Almond Cake

This elegant cake harnesses the magic of an unassuming ingredient you may have missed on trips down the baking aisle at the store: almond paste. Made by finely processing blanched almonds and sugar into a paste and typically sold in tubes or small jars, almond paste is a one-stop shop for adding moisture, richness, sweetness,…

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7 Songs We’ve Had On Repeat Since Arin Ray Dropped ‘Hello Poison’

Arin Ray snuck in like a thief in the night to give the men of R&B a run for their money. We aren’t about to name names or pit anyone against each other, but after a three-year hiatus, fans began to wonder what happened to the thriving quiet storm prior to the April release of…