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A Virus Could Be Used To Attack Incurable Brain Cancers

For most people, it is quite easy to regard viruses as the sworn enemy. However, if their power are correctly utilized, they could be awesome companions in some sense. A recent study by the University of Leeds in the UK has demonstrated the way in which a virus could be [...]

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The black holes may have originated in a 'dumbbell' shape like this. NASA

Those Gravitational Wave Black Holes May Have Merged Inside A Massive Star

  Not long ago, scientists have found gravitational waves for the first time from merging black holes. And then there are too many follow-up stories to miss. Now a new missions has already been implemented in search for visible light linked with the merger event. Surprisingly, an intriguing piece of research has emerged, being associated [...]

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Men tend to find it more difficult to decipher sarcasm than women. Syda Productions/Shutterstock

How To Scientifically Tell When Someone Is Lying

Often in conversation, people would make joke with sarcasm and intend to go for small “white” lies with one another. Generally speaking, it is easy for most to tell when someone is telling the truth, and when someone is simply making a joke, However in some cases, the distinction can [...]

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Wave-interference like in this image happens within resonators. EPFL

The Solution To A Century-Old Physics Problem Might Lead To Better Telecommunications And Cloaking Devices

During a long period of more than 100 years, it is kind of a concept called the Q factor that has regulated the electronic devices. It is necessary for devices to have a small bandwidth, If they are storing a lot of energy for a long time, or vice-versa. As far [...]

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Scientists Reverse Huntington’s Disease In Mice Using CRISPR

Researchers have made some initial but promising achievements in a potential treatment of Huntington’s disease. With the help of such genetic therapy named as CRISPR, the scientists were capable of offering a permanent therapeutic cure to this condition in mice. Known as a fatal neurodegenerative disorder,  Huntington’s disease is caused [...]

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Scientists Have Managed To Erase Memories In A Snail’s Brain

According to the result from a study on experiments in snails, it has been found out that there existed the possibility to delete memories that cause anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder also known as PTSD. The discovery was released in the journal Current Biology and the research team came from Columbia [...]

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A Broken Heart May Cause Long-Term Damage To Your Health

It is found from a study funded by the British Heart Foundation that it is possible for “broken heart syndrome” to cause lasting damage to our bodies. Also known as Takotsubo syndrome in a technical term , it refers to the way in which a stressful event such as the death [...]

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There's a reason why you don't see the cabin crew drinking coffee. Max Pixel.

The Gross Reason Why Flight Attendants Never Drink Hot Drinks During Flights

  You may hear that some flight attendants never drink hot water during a flight. The reason why they do this is they’re on duty. When it is their turn to have a break, they would quaff cup after cup of coffee are in the cubbyholes for flight attendant somewhere in the plane. [...]

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Parkinson’s Disease Might Be Caused By Your Immune System Going Haywire

The journal Nature recently has published a study report providing evidence that Parkinson’s disease is closely linked to the immune system.   It is thought to be something known as an autoimmune disease, where the immune system of your own body  attacks healthy cells in a mistakable way. The death of neurons [...]

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M87 with fainter galaxies in the background. NASA

New Horizons Clearly Sees All The Extragalactic Lights

New Horizons, the NASA spacecraft, presently in hibernation waiting to reach its next target, has helped us to know more about the beauty and complexity of Pluto, and for the time being,  it has already provided us with some unique cosmic data that we would not be able to obtain [...]

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