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December 26, 2017

This Invisible Structure Was Hiding Half The Universe's Known Matter

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Half of the universe’s baryonic matter has been missing, but astronomers just found it. Where exactly was it and what took us so long?

December 8, 2017

Zombie Cells Are Hiding In Your Body, Could Killing Them Stop Aging?

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After killing senescent “zombie” cells in mice, researchers were able to extend the mice’s lives by 25%. But what are these hidden cells?

December 3, 2017

We're Hardwired To Be Jealous, But Why?

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After studying monkeys in the lab, scientists found humans aren’t the only species to experience jealousy.

November 19, 2017

Doctors Have To Trick Your Brain's Defences To Heal You, Here's Why

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Your body keeps your brain and your blood separate to filter out toxins and viruses. However, this barrier might be too good at its job.

October 14, 2017

The Simple Discovery That Let Us Fly Faster Than The Speed Of Sound

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Breaking the sound barrier is considered one of the greatest achievements of aviation, but how exactly did we manage to fly faster than sound?

August 6, 2017

Super Bacteria Has A New Enemy: The CRISPR Pill

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Scientists are developing a CRISPR pill that can fight superbugs. Can we modify bacteria's DNA to make it self destruct?

July 30, 2017

Yes, Sperm Counts Are Plummeting... And Scientists Are Worried

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According to a new study, sperm counts in men from western countries have dropped by over 59% in the last 40 years. Scientists are in disbelief.

June 4, 2017

Wait... Is China Really The Leader In Green Energy?

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With plans to pull out of the Paris climate deal, the US is quickly falling behind in the race for clean energy. So who's winning?

June 1, 2017

NASA Is Going To The Sun! But How... And Why?

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In 2018, NASA will launch a solar probe that will travel closer to the sun than any spacecraft before.

May 20, 2017

Storing The Sun's Energy In Liquid Could Change Solar Forever

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Researchers have just found two new ways to make solar power more efficient. Could this solve our energy crisis?

May 15, 2017

Scientists Are Giving People Psychedelics To Understand Consciousness

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Some people claim they reach a higher state of consciousness when they take psychedelics, but is this really what's happening?

May 14, 2017

We Found Another State Of Matter: The Supersolid!

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Scientists have created, yet another state of matter called a supersolid! But what is it, and what does it do?

April 30, 2017

Graphene Could Solve The World's Water Crisis

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Turning saltwater into clean drinking water is an expensive, energy-intensive process, but could the wonder material graphene make it more accessible?

April 16, 2017

The New "Perfect" Battery Has Experts Stumped

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One of the inventors of the modern lithium-ion battery, John Goodenough, and a team of researchers claim to have invented a new solid state battery. But is it too good to be true?

March 1, 2017

The Ocean Holds Enough Uranium To Power The Planet For 10,000 Years

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Stanford University researchers have found a new way to extract particles of Uranium from seawater.

January 18, 2017

The Actual Impact Of The Placebo Effect On Science

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We know the placebo effect works, but researchers are starting to figure out exactly why and how doctors could use it to treat patients.

January 16, 2017

If Green Energy Is So Great, Why Aren't We Using It?

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Green energy is getting better and cheaper, yet we still largely rely on fossil fuels.

Can You Guess Which Animals Fart (Or Don't)?

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#DoesItFart has been trending on Twitter, and scientists have been answering.

January 15, 2017

Could Space Travel Make You Go Blind?

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Astronauts who return from long trips in space often return with vision loss, and now researchers think they know why.

January 11, 2017

Our Moon Might Be Made Up Of Many Smaller Moons

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Scientists have long agreed on a theory of how the moon was formed, but this study is stirring up a debate.

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