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If you’ve been paying attention the past few years, you’ve heard about many of the near-magical effects of the hormone oxytocin on the brain. But it’s not the only chemical that affects the brain that way.
The fear of genetically-modified creatures escaping from the lab is the basis for a thousand sci-fi stories, but it’s also a legitimate concern. That’s why genetic engineers are inventing kill switches.
Astronomers are calling it the “Nasty 1,” but the hefty, rapidly ageing star that shines in the centre of the image above sure is beautiful. That's because it's being devoured by its companion, in a manner of speaking Read More >>
A 16-year-old wanted to find the most effective way to hide blood after splattering it everywhere. So she put a few drops of cow’s blood on several pieces of cotton cloth and used three kinds of cleaner to wash the cloths.
Biorocks might be the prettiest forms of environmental remediation you’ll ever see. Part art, part science, these artificial, electrified structures are slowly helping coral recover from environmental devastation.
Earlier this month we discovered that Ceres’ pair of mysterious bright spots were, in fact, not two—they were many, many more. Now, we’ve got the closest look yet of the spots thanks to NASA’s Dawn mission. Read More >>