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I’ll bet you don’t have one of these at home.For the past several years, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been developing a class of walking “bio-bots” powered by …
I’ll bet you don’t have one of these at home.For the past several years, researchers at the …
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Chemist John Dalton proposed the theory that all matter and objects are made up of particles called atoms, and this is still accepted by the scientific community, almost two centuries later. Each of these atoms …
Chemist John Dalton proposed the theory that all matter and objects are made up of particles called atoms, and this …
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A remarkable 250 million-year-old "terrible-headed lizard" fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother—clear evidence for live birth.Head of The University of Queensland's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences and co-author Professor …
A remarkable 250 million-year-old "terrible-headed lizard" fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother—clear evidence for live birth.…
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There's a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Aging occurs deeper -- at a cellular level -- and scientists have found that eating less can …
There's a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Aging occurs …
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The race is on to build the most sensitive U.S.-based experiment designed to directly detect dark matter particles. Department of Energy officials have formally approved a key construction milestone that will propel the …
The race is on to build the most sensitive U.S.-based experiment designed to directly detect dark matter particles. …
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A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached the farthest corners of our earth.Sampling amphipods from the Pacific Ocean's Mariana and Kermadec …
A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached …
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Physicists at the University of Bonn have cleared a further hurdle on the path to creating quantum computers: in a recent study, they present a method with which they can very quickly and precisely sort …
Physicists at the University of Bonn have cleared a further hurdle on the path to creating quantum computers: in a …
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Tests using advanced technology could resolve a longstanding puzzle over what is driving the accelerated expansion of the Universe.Researchers have long sought to determine how the Universe’s accelerated expansion is being driven. Calculations …
Tests using advanced technology could resolve a longstanding puzzle over what is driving the accelerated expansion of the Universe.Researchers …
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Many forms of energy surround you: sunlight, the heat in your room and even your own movements. All that energy—normally wasted—can potentially help power your portable and wearable gadgets, from biometric sensors to …
Many forms of energy surround you: sunlight, the heat in your room and even your own movements. All that energy—…
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The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. Without a magnetic field, our …
The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from …
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