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Why almost everyone believes in an afterlife - even atheists

1 hour ago   |   New Scientist

Most people hold curiously similar ideas about life after death, suggesting there is more to it than religion, fear or an inability to imagine not existing
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Antarctica breakthrough: NASA sending robot below ice as 'life beyond Earth' hopes surge

Antarctica breakthrough: NASA sending robot below ice as 'life beyond Earth' hopes surge

8 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NASA is sending a robotic probe below the ice of Antarctica in a series of tests before blasting the probe into the cosmos to scan some of the Solar System's most intriguing...
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Alien life shock: NASA's map of Titan hints at ‘same geologic processes' as Earth

Alien life shock: NASA's map of Titan hints at ‘same geologic processes' as Earth

17 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE possibility of alien life existing on Titan has been questioned after a NASA probe has beamed-back a groundbreaking map of Saturn's Moon - suggesting it shares several...
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Putting the spotlight on Barcelona

17 hours ago   |   Clarivate

Maria Nicolau from Clarivate Analytics talks about life in the Barcelona office Maria joined Clarivate Analytics three years ago as talent acquisition consultant in the...
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Suspended animation: Patients' heart stopped for up to 2 HOURS in world first

Suspended animation: Patients' heart stopped for up to 2 HOURS in world first

18 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SUSPENDED ANIMATION has been trialled for the first time, in attempts to offer surgeons more time to perform life-saving operations.
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The Mathematics of Everyday Life, with Sir Tim Gowers

The Mathematics of Everyday Life, with Sir Tim Gowers

22 hours ago   |   Science Museum

We'll never run out of interesting mathematical questions, according to one of the world's leading mathematicians who applies insights from his work to everyday life, from...
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From mushroom shrouds to cyber funerals, a 21st-century guide to death

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

Death isn't what it used to be, and with so many end-of-life options to choose from it is never too soon to start contemplating your demise
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Do Academics Themselves Undermine Freedom of Expression?

Do Academics Themselves Undermine Freedom of Expression?

1 day ago   |   Social Science Space

Freedom of expression has long been extolled by those who love freedom generally. As George Orwell once said : “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell...
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Measles immunity passed from mother to baby may erode quicker than believed, study says

1 day ago   |   STAT

Measles antibodies passed by pregnant women to their babies in the womb, protecting infants early in life, actually disappear quicker than had been previously recognized...
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NASA breakthrough: Major discovery on two meteors hold key to how human life was formed

NASA breakthrough: Major discovery on two meteors hold key to how human life was formed

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

NASA scientists say they have identified sugar molecules in two different fallen meteorites, including arabinose and xylose, that could hold the key to how all biological life...
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The Big Bang Theory and Glee actress Jane Galloway Heitz has died aged 78

The Big Bang Theory and Glee actress Jane Galloway Heitz has died aged 78

Heitz starred in The Big Bang Theory and Glee Big Bang Theory and Glee actress Jane Galloway Heitz has died, aged 78. The star would be recognised by fans as playing the... Read more ...

Elon Musk disaster: SpaceX's Starship rocket EXPLODES in huge blow - WATCH

Elon Musk disaster: SpaceX's Starship rocket EXPLODES in huge blow - WATCH

ELON MUSK has suffered a huge blow after his SpaceX Starship rocket, which aims to one day deliver humans to Mars, blew its top underwent testing for the first time. Read more ...

Solar storm to trigger Northern Lights TONIGHT over US and Canada - How to...

Solar storm to trigger Northern Lights TONIGHT over US and Canada - How to watch?

A SOLAR STORM triggered by a stream of energy from the Sun is expected to result in the Northern Lights over parts of Canada and the US tonight. Find out how to watch the... Read more ...

Asteroid Apophis: Why astronomers fear 'God of Chaos' could strike TWICE in...

Asteroid Apophis: Why astronomers fear 'God of Chaos' could strike TWICE in 2029 and 2036

ASTEROID APOPHIS, the terrifying space rock dubbed the “God of Chaos”, has a slim chance of striking on two different dates, an astronomer has claimed. Read more ...

Solar storm WARNING: New York could be without power for TWO years in event...

Solar storm WARNING: New York could be without power for TWO years in event of major storm

A HUGE solar storm “will” one day hit Earth, and when it does it could completely wipe out technology for up to two years, experts have warned. Read more ...

Even with genetic modification, resistance may be a nasty problem

Even with genetic modification, resistance may be a nasty problem

Natural resistance to our methods to control pests and weeds is a brand new phenomenon, historically speaking. It only evolved as mankind started to use chemical, and later... Read more ...

Archaeology horror: Scientists disgusted at chilling discovery in...

Archaeology horror: Scientists disgusted at chilling discovery in 2,100-year-old grave

ARCHAEOLOGISTS were left stunned - and disgusted - when they discovered an ancient and gruesome burial ritual in a 2,100-year-old grave. Read more ...

Alison Mather recognised for AMR research with Emerging Leaders Prize

Alison Mather recognised for AMR research with Emerging Leaders Prize

Dr Alsion Mather Dr Alison Mather has been recognised at the Medical Research Foundation's third annual Emerging Leaders Prize, that celebrates outstanding scientists who are... Read more ...

NASA spacewalk LIVE stream: Watch the ISS astronauts fix a dark matter...

NASA spacewalk LIVE stream: Watch the ISS astronauts fix a dark matter detector HERE

NASA astronaut Andrew “Drew” Morgan and ISS Commander Luca Parmitano will leave the safety of the International Space Station today to fix a critical dark matter detector... Read more ...

Ian Warren and Will Jennings: Addressing the needs of towns is key to...

Ian Warren and Will Jennings: Addressing the needs of towns is key to winning this election

Ian Warren is a data analyst and political consultant. Will Jennings is Professor of Political Science at Public Policy at the University of Southampton. They are co-founders... Read more ...