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A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne and RMIT University has postulated an alternative theory for the start of the Universe. Instead of a Big Bang, they say the Universe more likely started with a Big Freeze.
Nature proves every day that it is both complex and efficient.
The Biotechnology and Ecology Sciences are two new key biology branches covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com.
The first controlled studies of extremely hot, dense matter have overthrown the widely accepted 50-year old model used to explain how ions influence each other's behavior in a dense plasma.
Direct Imaging by Berkeley Lab Researchers Confirms the Importance of Electron-Electron Interactions in Graphene
The Agriculture and Anatomy Sciences are two new key biology branches covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com.
Pocar, Kumar and the team of 60 scientists using an instrument called the EXO-200 detector, succeeded in setting a new lower limit for the half-life of this ephemeral nuclear decay; though no one has yet seen it, important progress was made
A team of scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University of Cambridge has made a significant advance in using nano-devices to create accurate electrical currents.
Image Caption: This icon, known as the "feed icon" or the "RSS icon", was introduced in Mozilla Firefox in order to indicate a web feed was present on a particular web page that could be used in conjunction with the Live bookmarks function. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and some other browsers have adopted the icon in order to promote a de facto standard. Credit: Mozilla/Wikipedia A web feed is a data format that provides the user with regularly updated content. It is also...
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