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A new self-healing ceramic alloy

A new self-healing ceramic alloy

Scientists from the Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science at the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences have developed an innovative ceramic composite that can self-heal their defects or damage.
The latest UV radiation makes the air as safe as the air found outside in nature

The latest UV radiation makes the air as safe as the air found outside in nature

New ultraviolet radiation called  Far-UVC Light has been invented at Columbia University Medical Centre. It kills more than 98% of airborne germs in just 5 minutes.
Huge goldfish are threatening Canada's ecosystem

Huge goldfish are threatening Canada's ecosystem

This news may sound like an April Fool joke. However, it is extremely serious because of biological invasions (the uncontrolled spread of animals or plants outside of their native habitat), often leading to the extinction of an entire species and the destruction of an ecosystem.

Scientists have discovered which neurons in the brain determine competitive success

In an experiment conducted on mice at the Massachusetts General Hospital, scientists have discovered the neurons responsible for the powerful desire of biological creatures to compete and win in a competitive struggle.

Why our memories actually lie

You probably noticed that sometimes you remember something others do not remember at least once in your life or vice versa.

The "Webb" telescope could find extra-terrestrial life

The human map of the Universe reveals that there are more than five thousand exoplanets where life can or could hypothetically exist.

Psychologists from the UK have formed a portrait of a boring person

Very few people want to waste their time talking to boring people who seem to have nothing interesting about them. Although, who is a truly and categorically "boring person" that people will undoubtedly avoid communicating with?

The History of Neural Networks: Three Neuro revolutions

Did you know that the principle of neural networks was already formulated over the last century?

Fish can actually add and subtract

This was demonstrated by experiments with stingrays and cichlids.

Stonehenge was designed as a solar calendar

A professor studying this ancient civilization is certain that their calendar year was incredibly similar to our modern-day one.

The oldest of the ancient: the Webb telescope has discovered the oldest galaxy

In July 2022, the James Webb Telescope — the largest cosmic infrared observatory ever launched — sent its data to an international team of researchers at NASA.

Supermassive black holes slow down the birth of new stars

Space is a real Pandora's box, holding a million mysteries that still baffle humanity. For more than twenty years, one of these mysteries has been how new stars form and why their births are so irregular.

Podcast listeners are less neurotic and more inquisitive

Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology in Australia surveyed more than 300 people from 10 countries worldwide to examine how regularly listening to podcasts affects their lifestyle and character.

A reusable paper made from plant pollen is invented

It is almost impossible to find a person who does not use a phone or computer today. However, many are still uneasy about recording their thoughts or drafting reports online.

Linguists explain the reason we need tautologies

It appears that tautology can indicate an object's continuous characteristics, allowing you to understand it better.