Science & Technology

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Water vapor plumes may be present on a Jupiter moon

Scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have spotted what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of...

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‘Five-second rule’ debunked

The journal of the American Society of Microbiology has released a report claiming that the notion of the ‘five-second...

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Giraffes no longer a single species

A new study published in “Current Biology” reveals that giraffes should be separated into four different species, no...

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Larger sea creatures at greater risk of extinction

A new study published in “Science” reveals that the greater the size of a sea creature, the greater the chances are ...

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iOS 10 renders some Apple devices temporarily useless

On Sept. 13, Apple experienced a huge release, with both iOS 10 and macOS Sierra becoming available for download.   Dur...

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New Zealand glaciers no longer suitable for hiking

Due to rapid and excessive melting, the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers on the South Island of New Zealand are now closed t...

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World’s deepest blue hole discovered in China

The world’s deepest known blue hole has been discovered near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.   Chinese lo...

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Mother’s gut microbiota influences her offspring’s immune system

Infectious diseases are the leading cause of childhood mortality in the world. According to an article published by John...

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Potentially habitable planets identified, dwarfing previous discoveries

Alien life might be closer than we originally thought. A nearby red dwarf star, named TRAPPIST-1 after the telescope obs...

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Student-led science and religion forum looks to open dialogue

A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperform the majo...