Topic : Science

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    A new way to treat chronic pain?

    One in five of us has been experiencing chronic pain over the past three months, or longer. Chronic pain… more

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    Why talk of the end of HIV is premature

    Two years ago, the “beginning of the end” of AIDS was announced. It included the promise of reducing… more

  • NASA MSFC handout shows Comet ISON in this five-minute exposure taken at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Forum Article

    The new telescope set to uncover secrets of space

    Telescopes have come a long way since the days when they were all about lone astronomers… more

  • Graduate student Bates works in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Forum Article

    What can women in science learn from female entrepreneurs?

    Scientists may not readily identify themselves as entrepreneurs, but a comparison can… more

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    A breakthrough in nanoelectronics

    Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimension… more

  • Adelie penguins walk along ice at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica Forum Article

    Is the ozone layer recovering?

    Imagine an environmental crisis caused by a colourless, odourless gas, in minute… more

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    How the power-free memory chip just got closer

    A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage… more

  • Passengers look out as the full moon rises over the London Eye Forum Article

    How to crowdfund a mission to the moon

    A British-led consortium has announced an ambitious space mission named Lunar Mission One that plans to… more

  • NASA MSFC handout shows Comet ISON in this five-minute exposure taken at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Forum Article

    Does this prove one of Einstein’s theories?

    In his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein predicted that there are such things as gravitational… more

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    Brain drain vs gain: how scientists move

    This chart benchmarks the median quality (1) of scientists leaving or moving (for the first time) to a… more

  • The spiral galaxy M101 is pictured in this handout photo from NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory Forum Video

    Video: The biggest mystery in science

    Recent scientific breakthroughs now allow us to detect gravitational waves from the Big Bang, the very… more

  • A boy who was addicted to the internet, has his brain scanned for research purposes at Daxing Internet Addiction Treatment Center in Beijing Forum Video

    Video: How does your brain compare to a computer?

    The drive to understand and replicate the workings of the human brain is leading to unprecedented collaboration… more

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    How to use nature to solve water shortages

    Each year, cities around the world spend $90 billion to build infrastructure that’s… more

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    Computer chips and targeted medicine: what’s the link?

    A team of scientists led by Yale University systems biologist and biomedical engineer Andre Levchenko has… more

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    Did life on Earth arrive on a comet?

    Scientists working with data sent back by the now-slumbering Philae lander have announced the discovery… more

  • Illustration fo the different micro-actuators that can be coated with active compounds ETH image Forum Article

    A new way of delivering targeted drugs

    Scientists have been conducting research on micrometre-sized actuators which one day may make it possible… more

  • A woman walks on Broad St. past the New York Stock Exchange during the morning commute Forum Article

    10 must-read stories about gender

    1. How female chief executives actually get to the top. Many in the Fortune 500 took mundane first jobs at… more

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    How to turn waste heat into electricity

    Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks… more