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  1. Coastal ASW - yes, it's that hardRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | CDR Salamander

    Like many of you, I've been enjoying trying to read between the lines over the weekend as Sweden plays hide-n-seek with their old nemesis , Russia. There are fears of Russians and it is October, but it's not a Tom Clancy novel.

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  2. Baltic nations tense as search for 'Russian submarine' continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    Civilian vessels have been order to stay at least six miles from military operations, while a no-fly zone has also been established Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Swedish military's alleged hunt for a damaged Russian submarine has put neighbouring Baltic countries on edge as they witness a mobilisation of forces unseen since the Cold War.

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  3. Origins of sex discovered: Side-by-side copulation in distant ancestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Science Daily

    A palaeontologist has revealed how the intimate act of sexual intercourse first evolved in our deep distant ancestors. In one of the biggest discoveries in the evolutionary history of sexual reproduction, scientists have found that internal fertilization and copulation appeared in ancient armored fishes, called placoderms, about 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland.

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  4. Ancient Scottish fish first to have sex, and sideways too, fossil find showsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by an ancient armoured fish, called a placoderm, about 385 million years ago in Scotland. In an important discovery in the evolutionary history of sexual reproduction, the scientists found that male fossils of the Microbrachius dicki , which belong to a placoderm group, developed bony L-shaped genital limbs called claspers to transfer sperm to females.

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  5. Sex? It all started 385 million years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The China Post

    It may not have been love as we know it, but around 385 million years ago, our very distant ancestors - armored fish called placoderms - developed the art of intercourse. So suggest a team of evolutionary scientists, who point to the fossil of a placoderm species blessed with the name of Microbrachius dicki.

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  6. Planet's First Sex Act: Ancient Armored Fish did it SidewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    A profound new discovery reveals how the intimate act of sexual intercourse first evolved in our deep distant ancestors. In one of the biggest discoveries in the evolutionary history of sexual reproduction, Flinders University Professor John Long has found that internal fertilization and copulation was invented by ancient armored fishes, called placoderms, about 385 million years ago in Scotland.

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  7. Sweden's hunt for mystery submarine revives Cold War tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge. In a scene reminiscent of the Cold War, Swedish naval ships, helicopters and ground troops combed the Stockholm archipelago for a fourth day Monday for signs of a foreign submarine or smaller underwater craft that officials suspect entered Swedish waters illegally.

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  8. Copulation was invented by ancient fish.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Earth Times

    Dolphins do it, gnus do it and now even educated fish do it. We are going to have to rewrite the textbooks, A'cos fish were supposed to wait much longer to copulate, have internal fertilisation and then become viviparous; Mating image ; Credit: A Shutterstock Among the unlikely cold sandstones of Scotland, a 19th century naturalist, Robert Dick, discovered fossils of tiny freshwater fish that were among the very first finned animals.

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  9. Sweden's submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across BalticRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Army Times

    Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge. In a scene reminiscent of the Cold War, Swedish naval ships, helicopters and ground troops combed the Stockholm archipelago for a fourth day Monday for signs of a foreign submarine or smaller underwater craft that officials suspect entered Swedish waters illegally.

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  10. Joy of sex began 385 million years ago with armored fishRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    An ancient fish with evolutionary ties to humans could have originated intercourse as we know it, which scientists say is 'nothing short of remarkable.' Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armored fishes, called placoderms, about 385 million years ago in Scotland.

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  11. Dutch deny link to mystery submarine off SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Netherlands on Monday denied a claim by the Russian defence ministry that the Dutch diesel-electric submarine Bruinvis was carrying out tasks near Stockholm last week. The Swedish corvette HMS Visby searches for what the military says is a foreign threat in the waters in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden.

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  12. Search widens for mysterious sub in Swedish watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    The search continues for a mystery submarine sighted over the weekend in Swedish waters. Russia has denied involvement and accused the Dutch.

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  13. Fish Fossils Show Sex Originated In ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LBC 97.3

    Ancient armoured fish pioneered sex as we know it some 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, scientists say. The Microbrachius dicki - a bony 8cm-long fish which lived in ancient lakes - is believed to be the first-known animal to reproduce by having sex instead of by spawning.

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  14. Mysterious sub near Stockholm might be Dutch: Russian sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    A mysterious "foreign vessel" the Swedish military have been searching for off the coast of Stockholm might belong to the Netherlands, a source in the Russian defence ministry was quoted as saying on Monday. "To remove tensions in the waters of the Baltic Sea and to save money of the Swedish taxpayers we would recommend to turn to the naval command of the Netherlands for an explanation," a source at the defence ministry in Moscow told Russian news agencies.

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  15. NATO Moves to Define Cyber WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Real Clear Politics

    Imagine that China launches a cyber attack on the United States tomorrow. It devastates systems, crippling the financial sector or causing loss of life.

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  16. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists he has no issue with Roy HodgsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Brendan Rodgers has rubbished claims that he has fallen out with Roy Hodsgon after the England manager revealed Liverpool midfielder Raheem Sterling had complained of tiredness while on international duty. Rodgers was unhappy with widespread criticism directed towards the 19-year-old in the wake of Hodgson's comments following England's Euro 2016 qualifying win against Estonia.

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  17. Mysterious submarine near Stockholm might be Dutch: Russian sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    A source in the Russian defence ministry said that the Dutch diesel-electric submarine Bruinvis was carrying out tasks near Stockholm last week. The Swedish corvette HMS Visby searches for what the military says is a foreign threat in the waters in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden.

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  18. Mysterious 'Russian sub' off Sweden may be Dutch - Defense Ministry sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    Swedish authorities reportedly searching for a Russian submarine in its waters are probably looking in the wrong direction. The sub is probably Dutch, a source in the Russian Defense Ministry told RT.

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  19. Big match verdict: No sign of tiredness as Raheem Sterling bails Liverpool out at Loftus RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Oliver Holt was at Loftus Road to see the revitalised England man make the difference and earn Liverpool an undeserved victory Tired? Heavy-legged? Looking forward to a two-day recovery? Who knows but Hodgson's influence on the game lingered on in his absence. Because as the game lurched into its anarchic finale, Raheem Sterling looked as if he could run all day long.

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  20. Humans owe joy of sex to ancient fish: Australian scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    In what is being described as one of the biggest discoveries in the evolutionary history of sexual reproduction, the scientists found male fossils of the Microbrachius dicki, which belong to a placoderm group, developed bony L-shaped genital limbs called claspers to transfer sperm to females. "Placoderms were once thought to be a dead-end group with no live relatives, but recent studies show that our own evolution is deeply rooted in placoderms and that many of the features we have - such as jaws, teeth and paired limbs - first originated with this group of fishes," Dr Long said.

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