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The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry went to the two scientists, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, who transformed a bacterium’s natural defense mechanism into a powerful gene-editing technology called CRISPR.
About a billion birds die every year due to collisions with glass. Luckily, bird-safe glass and legislation that requires buildings to have it provide hope for the future of birds and humanity.
In the North and South poles, beautiful lights illuminate the sky. What are these ribbons of color? How are they formed? This eye-pleasing phenomenon is actually called an aurora, and the process of how they are formed is relatively simple.
It is common knowledge that trees are natural, living giants of nature. But is there more to them than converting carbon dioxide into oxygen? Research shows that trees have human characteristics, such as being able to communicate, feel some emotions and more.
The differences between a bilingual brain and a monolingual brain are vast and range from their structure to their ability to perform specific functions, giving the bilingual brain several advantages.
You’ve probably heard of Pangaea, the supercontinent from which our current continents formed, but did you know there have been a total of seven supercontinents over the course of Earth’s history? From tiny, lifeless islands to giant, diverse landmasses, the history of the Earth’s crust can provide valuable information on just about every aspect of our planet.
“Brain On Fire”, a 2016 Netflix film, brings light to a little-known but harrowing medical condition. Seizures and voices in her head suddenly plague a young woman. As the weeks pass, she rapidly descends into insanity, her behavior shifting from aggression to catatonia. This illness was accounted for cases of "demonic possession" throughout history. It is known as anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.
Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence as a whole. Everything in the universe experiences the progression of time; it is inescapable. But what if we could change this continued progression of the universe? What if we could escape the inevitable?
Have you ever wondered about how your physical well-being depends on the type and quantity of music you hear? Here’s all about the science behind musical effects on your body.
There are many advantages and disadvantages to the 5G technology that should be considered while thinking about the applications of this new generation of cellular networks.