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Scientists Manipulate Plasma to Help Fight Infections

Scientists Manipulate Plasma to Help Fight Infections

A collaboration of Australian and Chinese researchers has recently come up with a new invention that may prove revolutionary, a handheld bacteria-killing flashlight.

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Real Technology that Sounds like Science Fiction

Real Technology that Sounds like Science Fiction

Science fiction authors make their living by conjuring up fantastical technology and exploring the worlds that would result from such developments. The real world, however, is full of technology that could walk right off the page of a novel by Isaac Asimov or Robert Heinlein. While we don’t yet have spaceships that can travel faster […]

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How Far Are We From Achieving These Scientific Milestones?

How Far Are We From Achieving These Scientific Milestones?

Science has brought us incredible advancement. We rely on science in some form for much of our everyday lives. Every time we turn on a light, take a painkiller, or use a washing machine, we’re using the fruits of past scientific discoveries. By its nature, science is ever-changing. There are many, many scientific discoveries yet […]

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Ph. D. Candidate Eschew Mirrors, Raises Eyebrows

Ph. D. Candidate Eschew Mirrors, Raises Eyebrows

  Kjerstin Gruys is attempting to avoid her own image for a year, including mirrors and reflective surfaces. She explained that, after successfully shopping for her wedding dress, she”was getting really, really sick of staring at myself in the mirror. In those moments I felt like the worst version of myself–insecure, indecisive, vain.” She will […]

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Geek Health: The Three Most Terrifying Diseases You've Probably Never Heard Of

Geek Health: The Three Most Terrifying Diseases You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

While the jocks of the world may be freaked out by the loss of body control associated with Huntingdon’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Parkinson’s Disease, those who value their intellect have other fears lurking in the recesses of their superior minds. Dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease. Amnesia. All waiting to attack without warning! Scared yet? […]

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