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Climate change and its affect on conquering Mt Everest

Mount Everest at approximately 29,092 feet or 8,845 metres stands as a moumental challenge for mountain climbers world wide. Climbers have been ascending Everest for decades. Hundreds of climbers have ascended Everest since the first successful expedition by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1951. Everest stands as a omnipresent sentinel standing guard over […]

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Climate Crisis

The Global warming or rising of the Earth’s temperature and changes in the ocean is still a big issue and controversy. As believed by many, greenhouse effect or the gases produced by human activities such as burning of fossil fuels, carbon dioxide, deforestation and the most argued chlorofluorocarbon or CFCs are doing the essential part […]

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Insights Into The Elusive Green Arhitecture

For most individuals, the thought of green arhitecture is an elusive dream and whose future remains unknown. However, over the years, this technological idea has been implemented to become a reality. All over the world, countries are coming up with unique and intriguing designs and which are worth mentioning. In the middle East, Dubai, which […]

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Act NOW to Reign in Global Warming

Greenhouse gas emissions have been the major cause of Global Warming and other environmental changes in the Earth. Global warming is soon going to be above the danger mark unless steps are taken on a war footing to arrest it. The latest research and findings have proved that controlling these emissions to prevent serious environmental […]

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TBI Treatment Breakthrough

Two recent studies have given a breakthrough, by making inroads to find out the reason between explosions and traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI has affected US soldiers in excess of 300,000, in the ongoing battles in Afghanistan and Iraq. Majority of them are due to high intensity explosions and bombs, triggered by terrorists. The main […]

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A new discovery may help explain the spread of metastic cancers

A new study has discovered what might be an important factor in whether breast cancer will spread to other parts of the body: lincRNAs, incredibly long strands of RNA that affect the expression of genes. Mice who were injected with one of these strands, known as HOTAIR, developed ten times the number of tumors as […]

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Black hole is super massive: A scientific thought

Black hole has been the mysterious fact that people have found hard to understand. Black hole is assumed to have a huge mass. Since there is a concept of black hole, it is pretty much necessary to come with the fact that there is something called a black hole. Apart from the concept of black […]

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Horseshoe bats’

The horseshoe bats’ wide, squished nose might not seem attractive, but the nose makes it possible for the bats to get around and hunt for prey. The Journal of the Royal Society Interface released a study online, which details the way the furrows on top of the primary nose lobes of the horseshoe bats (Rhinolophidae) […]

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Galaxies Will Soon Be Unable to Create New Stars

A new report reveals that pretty soon galaxies will be unable to produce new stars. The reason according to the study is that the universe is running out of gas; hydrogen to be specific. When that gas is gone galaxies will lose one of the necessary building blocks for stars. The study was headed by […]

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A New Way To Measure The Expansion Of The Universe

Florian Beutler, a Ph.D. student at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Perth, Australia has arrived at a means of determining how fast the Universe is expanding, with the most accurate measurement ever made. Beutler has calculated the speed at which the Universe is expanding by means of the Hubble constant. He […]

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On The Origin of Tomorrow

Human beings today hold the future of this planet, and the life it contains, in our hands. On The Origin of Tomorrow, the final essay in the Science Origin’s series, this message is pointed out quite clearly for readers. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of On The Origin of Species, many theories continue […]

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Punching a Hole in Time

Anyone who has ever watched Star Trek knows what a cloaking device is. In that case, an object–a star ship, for instance–could be cloaked from view. The idea of cloaking a period of time with an invisibility cloak is a concept engineers and physicists have been working on recently. Moti Fridman and Alexander Gaeta, Cornell […]

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