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NASA images show devastation in Myanmar

NASA images show devastation in Myanmar

  Every once in a while, we are reminded that we live on this wonderful planet but that can sometimes display an impressive amount of destructive force. This year, from...

Science ABC – how aztecs did the math

Science ABC – how aztecs did the math

The Aztecs were the dominant civilization in Mexico for several hundred years, when their "reign" was stopped by the Spanish in the early 1500s. An astonishing thing about them (among...

Computer recognizes attractiveness in women

Computer recognizes attractiveness in women

It's said that even though computer have so much processing power, it some ways, it can never even get close to interpreting information like the human brain does. But is...

Science ABC – how were the pyramids built?

Science ABC – how were the pyramids built?

I've always been fascinated by pyramids; the Egyptians, the Aztecs, Mayans were three very different cultures and civilizations, from different parts of the world but they were all fascinated by...

Space tourism – just 2 years away?

Space tourism – just 2 years away?

Recently, a small Aerospace company located in California has announced a new type of sub-orbital spaceship that can make your dream come true; that is, if you've got the right...

Why most people fear snakes

Why most people fear snakes

    Most people fear snakes, this kind of phobia being one of the most common in the world, although many people have never actually seen a snake. So how...

Science ABC: X-rays

Science ABC: X-rays

                                                                                                   (no science in this picture, it's just fun) What are X-rays? You may think you know the answer, but things are a bit more complicated than they seem. In...

Understanding the Stem Cells

Understanding the Stem Cells

  There is a lot of interest around the problem of stem cells; a lot of practical discussions, and a lot of moral discussions as well. Whether it is good...

What Is Genetic Engineering

What Is Genetic Engineering

  So according to Wikipedia, genetic engineering involves the isolation, manipulation and reintroduction of DNA into cells or model organisms, usually to express a protein to reach desired effects. The...

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