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A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye colour of all blue-eyed humans alive on the planet …
A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6-10,000 years ago and …
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The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a black hole could have a three-dimensional event horizon, which …
The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical …
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Millions of dollars are spent on anti-age products every year, all claiming to give back some of our lost youth – be it face creams reducing wrinkles or supplements boosting all kinds of hormonal levels within …
Millions of dollars are spent on anti-age products every year, all claiming to give back some of our lost youth – …
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The most annoying thing about thermometers, especially for children, is their 'invasive approach' of measurement. Nokia Technologies now merges its experience producing smart phones with the unique technology the health company Withings has to offer. …
The most annoying thing about thermometers, especially for children, is their 'invasive approach' of measurement. Nokia Technologies now merges its …
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Soft robots are able to do a number of different things but they move slowly. Actuators, the artificial muscles for soft robots, usually use pneumatics or hydraulics. These are hard to store and don’t …
Soft robots are able to do a number of different things but they move slowly. Actuators, the artificial muscles for …
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What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view of different researchers, the potential for a drug to be addictive can …
What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the …
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For Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio, detail is everything. His portraits are so realistic they are often mistaken as photographs. He has spent upwards of 800 hours on some of his drawings, and it really shows. Dascanio's …
For Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio, detail is everything. His portraits are so realistic they are often mistaken as photographs. He …
Who said books were dead didn't get lost in this tunnel of literature... Created by the Shanghai studio XL-Muse it's using black mirrored flooring and arched shelves to give you an illusion of infinity where …
Who said books were dead didn't get lost in this tunnel of literature... Created by the Shanghai studio XL-Muse it's …
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Although it is often dismissed as a comedy moment, an amusing episode in the history of flight, ballooning had a profound effect on the epistemological model of being in the world and viewing landscape. That …
Although it is often dismissed as a comedy moment, an amusing episode in the history of flight, ballooning had a …
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Futurama has always been a fan favorite and something I admittedly love to get back to, especially when I’m feeling down. It’s such a weird 'compilation of characters' that you just have to …
Futurama has always been a fan favorite and something I admittedly love to get back to, especially when I’m …
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