Stories from Science
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Photos from across the globe of last night’s ‘Blood Moon’

By: - 15th Apr 2014

If you’re one of the many people who stayed up last night to watch the full moon, you hopefully would…

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Netherlands introduces glow-in-the-dark road ways

By: - 14th Apr 2014

Glow-in-the-dark roads are now a thing in The Netherlands, at least on a 500 meter strip of highway by the…

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New research shows that violent games don’t make us angry, and here’s why

By: - 8th Apr 2014

One debate that may never let up is whether or not violent video games cause aggressive behaviour in real life….

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Get ready for night vision contact lenses, all thanks to graphene

By: - 25th Mar 2014

Scientists have found a way to integrate graphene into contact lenses or cellphones to ‘see’ in night vision at room…

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Venus could still be alive: New images suggest volcanoes are still erupting on planet surface

By: - 22nd Mar 2014

Recent scans taken from space show there might still be fiery activity on Venus, throwing reliable theories about the planet…

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Effects of Magic Mushrooms shown through brain scans

By: - 21st Mar 2014

Scans of subjects’ brains after taking psychedelic drugs have given scientists the most detailed look yet at how the drugs…

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Watch as a Big Bang scientist hears confirmation of his life’s work for the first time

By: - 19th Mar 2014

In a compelling and deeply moving video, the father of one of science’s crucial theories is informed that his lifetime…

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“Smoking gun” proof of the Big Bang unveiled by cosmologists

By: - 17th Mar 2014

A group of scientists studying the beginning of our universe have announced their findings- unprecedented new evidence of the rapid…

Space Walk

You could name the next historic space mission: ESA wants your suggestion

By: - 15th Mar 2014

The European Space Agency is allowing the public to submit potential titles for a future expedition to the International Space…

The thin line of Earth's atmosphere and the setting sun are featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station while space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129) remains docked with the station. 11/23/09

These real-life photos from space will blow your mind

By: - 12th Mar 2014

For those who have seen the Movie ‘Gravity’ in 3D, many like myself felt that the storyline really wasn’t that…

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New membrane that can permanently prevent heart attacks

By: - 7th Mar 2014

Scientists have developed a 3D glove-like electronic membrane that can be used to stop arrhythmia and prevent heart attacks. Researchers…

Orion Nebula

iPhone cameras, telescopes and photographs of a nebula over 1,300 lightyears-away

By: - 4th Mar 2014

Astrophotography has come a long way in 130 years, as proven by this comparison of images of the Orion Nebula….

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Scientists one step closer to HIV vaccine

By: - 3rd Mar 2014

Scientists have made a break through discovery by figuring out how the body’s immune system makes a powerful antibody that…

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Study finds that Internet Trolls are terrible people in real life

By: - 2nd Mar 2014

A study conducted by University of Manitoba research students Erin E. Buckels, Paul D. Trapnell, and Delroy L. Paulhus has…

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Life under the microscope never looked so beautiful

By: - 27th Feb 2014

Look around you and tell me what you see? Most of us would answer with something like “a pen” or…