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Some of us blindly accept things the way they are. We exist. It doesn’t matter why, we just do. But for others, such as astrophysicist Duncan Meacher, accepting things the way they are without …
Some of us blindly accept things the way they are. We exist. It doesn’t matter why, we just do. …
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Humans age gradually, but some animals do all their aging in a rush at the end of life, while others don’t age at all, and a few can even age backward. The variety of …
Humans age gradually, but some animals do all their aging in a rush at the end of life, while others …
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Stephen Hawking recently said that science ‘can explain the light of stars but not the lights that shine from Planet Earth.’ Where did we come from? Why are we here? Most importantly, are we alone? …
Stephen Hawking recently said that science ‘can explain the light of stars but not the lights that shine from Planet …
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The key is not only lots of practice—but lots of varied types of practice. The key to learning a new motor skill – such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport – isn’t …
The key is not only lots of practice—but lots of varied types of practice. The key to learning a …
We all know how to get pregnant or at least should know, but despite so many tips out there boosting the chances of conceiving, the actual first 2 weeks of pregnancy remain an undetectable mystery to …
We all know how to get pregnant or at least should know, but despite so many tips out there boosting …
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We manufacture over 300m tonnes of plastics each year for use in everything from packaging to clothing. Their resilience is great when you want a product to last. But once discarded, plastics linger in the …
We manufacture over 300m tonnes of plastics each year for use in everything from packaging to clothing. Their resilience is …
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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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Before the Big Bang, space-time as we know it did not exist. So how was it born? The process of creating normal space-time from an earlier state dominated by quantum gravity has been studied for …
Before the Big Bang, space-time as we know it did not exist. So how was it born? The process of …
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The probability to travel through time and space is a question of physics and it’s amazing how many theories actually circulate out there about the feasibility attached to it. Many think it’s not …
The probability to travel through time and space is a question of physics and it’s amazing how many theories …
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Physicists have argued strenuously that it was not possible that all quantum information could remain hidden within the black hole when it shrunk to minute sizes.For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not …
Physicists have argued strenuously that it was not possible that all quantum information could remain hidden within the black hole …
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