Science & Technology

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Kepler telescope finds multi-planet solar system

The Kepler space telescope has detected the first distant solar system containing more than one planet. One of these fiv...

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New antibiotic shows promising signs for ending the era of resistance

Have you ever thought about looking in your own backyard for what may be the most diverse pharmacy known to man? As it t...

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Student research can lead to publication in scientific journals

Calvin students are experiencing the thrill of seeing their name in published journals. Since 2000, Over 200 students ha...

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Computer program solves poker game

The best poker players have the best poker faces, so what happens when your opponent doesn’t have a face? Researchers ...

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New extraterrestrial possibilities found in recent study

The possibility of life beyond Earth has delighted, duped and stupefied humanity throughout centuries. As children, we w...

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Letter calls for more research into artificial intelligence

According to an article published in The Independent, SpaceX mogul Elon Musk and celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking ha...

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Ferroelectrics and non-volatile technologies increasing computer speed

There is no such thing as a free lunch. But for years, that was how computer programmers were able to code. Computer har...

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The imporance of vitamin D in human metabolism

As we enter the dreary season of exams, the sun is hidden behind the clouds and the characteristic gloominess that comes...

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Mineral Spotlight: Copper

Copper is so amazing! It is both an element (Cu on the periodic table) and a mineral. It has a hardness of 2.5 to 3, so ...

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Carbon nanotubes presenting new possibilities for drug delivery

Nanotechnology, dealing with manipulations of atoms and molecules to the billionths of a meter, is an increasingly growi...