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The dinosaurs may have volcanoes to thank for their domination of the planet, at least according to one theory. Most scientists think that a severe bout of volcanic activity 200m years ago may have led …
The dinosaurs may have volcanoes to thank for their domination of the planet, at least according to one theory. Most …
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In 1859, Charles Darwin included a novel tree of life in his trailblazing book on the theory of evolution, On the Origin of Species. Now, scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and their international collaborators want to …
In 1859, Charles Darwin included a novel tree of life in his trailblazing book on the theory of evolution, On the …
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Researchers have developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapour and split it to generate hydrogen -- the cleanest source of energy.The paint contains a newly developed compound that acts like silica gel, …
Researchers have developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapour and split it to generate hydrogen -- the cleanest …
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Before we go and have a look at what’s going on at the Bermuda Triangle, we should shift our attention onto strange holes that just keep on appearing in Siberia.In the last of …
Before we go and have a look at what’s going on at the Bermuda Triangle, we should shift our …
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People generally do not remember what happened on January 26, 1700. On this very day in history a magnitude-9.0 earthquake devastated the coast of what we now know as Oregon and Washington.A regional First Nation called …
People generally do not remember what happened on January 26, 1700. On this very day in history a magnitude-9.0 earthquake devastated the …
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When it comes to improving the efficiency of solar cells, a group of University of Wyoming professors has discovered a way to do so by adding manganese atoms—an alternate metal—to the mix. Doing …
When it comes to improving the efficiency of solar cells, a group of University of Wyoming professors has discovered a …
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In a fjord system of northern British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province, a team of scientists, non-profits and an indigenous monitoring group have uncovered a curious humpback whale behaviour. Dubbed the “whale wave”, it suggests …
In a fjord system of northern British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province, a team of scientists, non-profits and an indigenous …
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Plastic might have been helpful in inventing products that otherwise wouldn’t be possible since the 1960s. Although it has become a part of our daily lives, we all know about the ‘downfalls’ as well. …
Plastic might have been helpful in inventing products that otherwise wouldn’t be possible since the 1960s. Although it has …
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The beaches of one of the world's most remote islands have been found to be polluted with the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, in a study published in the prestigious …
The beaches of one of the world's most remote islands have been found to be polluted with the highest density …
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I love my houseplants and can’t envision my apartment to be without them. It’s not only their colorful and rich appearance that’s so pleasing to the eye in more ways than pure …
I love my houseplants and can’t envision my apartment to be without them. It’s not only their colorful …
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