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Bermuda Triangle Mystery Solved? Scientists Think They’ve Figured It Out | Huffington Post

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Scientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triange―and it’s not UFOs or sea monsters.

It’s another kind of monster: monster waves.

The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle, is a region in the North Atlantic that is generally bounded by Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Over time, a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared there under mysterious circumstances.

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As Vets Demand Cannabis for PTSD, Science Races to Unlock Its Secrets | Scientific American

As Vets Demand Cannabis for PTSD, Science Races to Unlock Its Secrets

As Vets Demand Cannabis for PTSD, Science Races to Unlock Its Secrets

Curbs on studies have limited understanding of marijuana’s therapeutic mechanisms, but political pressure and a shift in research could soon shed light

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Make a Black Hole | Scientific American

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Do words like “general relativity,” “gravity well” and “spacetime continuum” sound intimidating? Don’t worry, you don’t have to be Albert Einstein to understand them! Try this fun activity to learn about these concepts and black holes—using some common household materials.

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Five science ‘facts’ we learnt at school that are plain wrong | The Conversation

Let’s start with a quiz…

  1. How many senses do you have?
  2. Which of the following are magnetic: a tomato, you, paperclips?
  3. What are the primary colours of pigments and paints?
  4. What region of the tongue is responsible for sensing bitter tastes?
  5. What are the states of matter?

If you answered five; paperclips; red, yellow and blue; the back of the tongue; and gas, liquid and solid, then you would have got full marks in any school exam. But you would have been wrong.

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Smear Test At Home | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

Cervical cancer is the 5th most common cancer in women worldwide with approximately 471,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Approximately every 2 minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer. 80% of the cases occur in low-income or middle-income countries.

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Faster than light particles found, claim scientists | Science | The Guardian

Scientists at the Gran Sasso facility will unveil evidence on Friday that raises the troubling possibility of a way to send information back in time, blurring the line between past and present and wreaking havoc with the fundamental principle of cause and effect.

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Large Hadron Collider scuttled by birdy baguette-bomber | The Register

…each of the two beams has as much energy in it as an aircraft carrier underway. If the LHC suddenly lost its ability to keep the beam circling around its vacuum pipe, all that energy would have to go somewhere – with results on the same scale as being rammed by an aircraft carrier.

Scientists…

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