Sleeping might be less wasteful that you thought. [Image Credit: wikipedia]

How much can our brain take in while we are sleeping? New experiments have shown that our brain can process smells and sounds that are presented during sleep, and remember this information on waking up.

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Neil Armstrong

The first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has died at the age of 82.

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Did the Universe just freeze out?

Flying in the face of well-established theory of cosmology, a group of researchers are hedging their bets on a model that suggests that the Universe actually froze out of a soup and space-time was formed! Well…

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footprint

While NASA was busy peering into deep space to find the origins of life, an ancient life-form had left an indelible print right in its own back yard.

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It isn't just sperm that is present in semen. A protein called NGF might stimulate production of eggs for the sperm to fuse with. [Image Credit: biology.ucsd.edu]

A protein in male semen can act on the female brain stimulating it to produce eggs.

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The endless loop

While some advocates of Cliodynamics are convinced that non-linear mathematics and large amounts of data can make history predictive, most people aren’t falling into that kind of thinking. History repeats itself, but how accurately does it?

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Aphids (Photo Courtesy: University of California)

For the first time, it is being seen that some insects – the ubiquitous aphids – might be able to photosynthesize. This startling discovery has left many questions in its wake, the most important one being – why do it?

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The four building blocks of DNA, also called bases (shown in green, red, yellow and blue) can be used as effective storage devices. [Image Credit: restlessmindboosters]

Books in a few decades might not be stored in their physical forms, or even in soft copies, but stored in the very molecules that design our body- DNA.

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MASER

Did you know that the LASER had an older cousin that amplified microwaves instead of light. New research has breathed new life into use this old technology and may someday be as useful as LASERs are today.

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brain-scan

There is a new game in town – hacking the human brain. Yes, it’s cool and dangerous!

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alice2

Thought the surface of the sun was hot? Think again and think big. Scientists colliding lead ions have created temperatures which are unbelievably large. It’s a world record, in fact.

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The thick vessel is an artery in the brain of a mouse. In green is cerebrospinal fluid in a channel along the outside of the artery. [Image Credit: University of Rochester medical Center]

Researchers have discovered a hitherto unknown network of channels in the brain that help carry out excess proteins and solutes from brain tissue. These channels could be manipulated to control the movement of drugs, or harmful substances in disease.

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The floating island of pumice.

The source of the giant mysterious floating pumice raft has been pinpointed to be a certain underwater volcano. The sleuthing techniques are ultra-modern.

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Damaged Hexagon recovery vehicle resting on the ocean floor. (Courtesy CIA)

An Amazing tale of a daring recovery as the CIA declassifies documents outlining the recovery of the secret spy satellite Hexagon’s recovery vehicle.

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Burmese Python

A record breaking Burmese python has been found in the Florida Everglades. See what other startling finds the researchers make.

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