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2010-11-19 08:29:15

New stars are born in the Universe around the clock – in the Milky Way, currently about ten per year.

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2009-06-18 05:40:00

Scientists have discovered that sticklebacks exhibit an advanced, sophisticated learning technique never before seen in the animal world.

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2009-04-20 07:40:00

'Sigmoids' are S-shaped structures found in the outer atmosphere of the Sun (the corona), seen with X-ray telescopes and thought to be a crucial part of explosive events like solar flares.

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2009-02-04 07:05:00

Scientists are stimulating the brain to find new ways of treating Parkinson’s disease; a disease who symptoms include tremors, difficulty moving, and poor balance.

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2009-01-14 08:45:00

Biblical texts and archaeological evidence reveal that ancient Israel was far from "the land of milk and honey," and instead people suffered from the lack of a balanced diet, according to a theologian.

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2008-12-03 13:40:00

Scientists say harbor seals (common seals) are vanishing along coastlines across the northern hemisphere at an alarming rate.

2008-08-29 06:00:25

By Emily Pykett SCOTTISH scientists have discovered a chink in the armour of bacteria, which could help win the battle against hospital superbugs and other debilitating conditions.

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2008-04-06 13:00:00

British astronomers have discovered a solar system similar to ours, with two planets that closely match Saturn and Jupiter orbiting a star about half the size of the Sun.

2005-08-22 13:30:00

Research being published today by Nature (21 August) suggests that humans are not alone in wanting to conform and be like their neighbours but that chimpanzees also have an innate desire to be like everyone else.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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