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Solar panels that sweat…

Engineers across the world are searching for way to improve the efficiency of solar panels. As new materials and designs are tested, any efficiency improvement – even a few percent – is announced…

Sefrina Arifin

Martian colonists could live in ancient volcanic lava tunnels

Scientists have discovered the safest place to build a permanent base on Mars: lava tunnels created by volcanoes that are now extinct. Unlike Earth, Mars does not have a magnetic field that protects…

Humans moved mammoths

Japanese scientists revive mammoth cells (and other mammoth news)

Japanese scientists have extracted cell nuclei from the bone marrow of a 28,000-year-old mammoth and inserted them into mouse egg cells. Subsequently, they observed that the cell nuclei showed signs of division, but…

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Our ancestors hunted a Siberian unicorn

A prehistoric rhinoceros nicknamed the Siberian unicorn roamed the tundra when modern man arrived in the region, according to new research. The rhino with the Latin name of Elasmotherium sibiricum weighed more than…

Thomas Higham, University of Oxford

Two human species shared the same cave

The two human species to which we are most closely related lived close to each other for thousands of years. This has been established by archaeologists from the University of Wollongong in NSW,…

Strawberries can save your stomach from alcohol

The compounds in strawberries may be the answer to stomach ulcers.

Geeky you, hipster me

The web browser you choose defines your personality. Are you a hipster, a geek or a conservative? Keep on reading to find out.

A cannibal among us

The Milky Way might have swallowed a galaxy as part of its formation.

City living stresses you out

City living increases the risk of mental health problems.

No more fear of walking

Virtual reality could help Parkinson’s patients.

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