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Building Blocks For Life Discovered Floating In Deep Space

Astronomers have made some very interesting discoveries in space recently, each potentially bringing them one step closer to finding habitable exo-planets with signs of extra-terrestrial life-forms.

A study appearing this week in the journal Nature revealed findings extracted from the combined offerings of three NASA space telescopes...
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Weekender: Surmounting Evolution - Enter The Bespoke Human

Of all the mammals currently living on this planet, the human race comes in a variety of diverse forms: a myriad of differing faces, skin colors, body shapes, eye colors, hair colors, heights and weight variations, but all undeniably "human."

All of these identifying features have, until very recently, been a product of...
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Have We Left It Too Late To Stop The Ebola Epidemic?

As the infamous Ebola virus continues to spread across the African continent, world leaders are now sending aid in an attempt to stop the virus from escalating out of control.

But have they left it too late?

Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg thinks so. He told Germany...
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Looking for Alien Life Forms? They Are Living Here On Earth...

Astronomers continue in their quest to discover alien life forms in the cosmos, but naturalists suggest that they should look closer to home as there is still a host of undiscovered species lurking on our own planet.

This month a species that has defied classification for thirty years has finally been named by scientists, though they...
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The Dangers Of Drinking Water From Warm Plastic Bottles

It's no secret that it's good to keep well-hydrated; the health benefits of drinking at least 1.5 -2 litres (half a gallon)of water daily, particularly in hot and dry conditions, are well documented.
Taking a bottle of water out and about with us is highly recommended to keep up our fluid intake.

But what if the bottled water...
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New Study Reveals That Our Brains Solve Problems Whilst We Sleep

A grain of truth is often to be found in age-old remedies, with science often proving concepts and advice that our forefathers have been using for centuries. When faced with a dilemma, how many times have we been advised to "sleep on it" in the hope that the right solution will come to us while we slumber?

It seems that...
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