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Researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite orbiting more than 500 kilometers above. Last year, a Long March 2D rocket took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert carrying a satellite called Micius, named after an ancient Chinese philosopher who...
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Oxytocin has long been called the love hormone, thanks to the warm and fuzzy feelings it creates in the brain. It also plays a key role in encouraging social bonding in humans and animals and it's an effective painkiller to boot, but the brain circuitry behind these effects is still being untangled....
Egyptologists, writers, scholars, and others, have argued the race of the ancient Egyptians since at least the 1970’s. Some today believe they were Sub-Saharan Africans. We can see this interpretation portrayed in Michael Jackson’s 1991 music video for “Remember the Time,” from his Dangerousalbum. The video, a 10 minute mini-film,...
A priest, a rabbi, a nun, a Buddhist monk, and some magic mushrooms. Nope, it’s not the start of a joke, or the guest list to the weirdest party ever, it’s a new scientific study taking place in the US. The study, taking place at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland,...
Hopes of finding life on Mars, at least on the surface, were dealt a blow Thursday by a study revealing that salt minerals present on the Red Planet kill bacteria.In lab tests on Earth, the compounds known as perchlorates killed cultures of the bacteria Bacillus subtilis, a basic life form, a...
So-called "glassfrogs" are known as such because the skin on their bellies is transparent, leaving their lower abdominal organs visible. In a newly-discovered species of glassfrog from Amazonian Ecuador, however, that transparency extends to the animal's chest. This means that if you catch one and flip it over, you...
In what must count as one of the most chilling discoveries in recent history, archaeologists have unearthed a tower of more than 650 skulls under Mexico City – a find which means we might have to rethink what we thought we knew about the Aztecs. In particular, some new questions have...
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  What if there was a single equation that explains every force in the universe.    
Ken Wilbur once wrote in The Spectrum of Consciousness that for every knot in the mind, there is a corresponding knot in the body. When we get a massage, give someone a hug, or offer a loving touch to our romantic partners, a new study has now proven that this physical exchange can...
Photosynthesis is an essential natural process that keeps not just plants, but just about everything else on Earth alive — including us. When plants convert carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates, they feed themselves and emit oxygen for us to breathe. But what if we took a page out of nature’s...

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