Amanda Ng

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Want to Be More Influential? Science Says Do This

When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember?<p>When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember? Handwritten notes, it seems, are becoming more and more of a dying breed.<p>These days, in …

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This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

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Pea plants demonstrate ability to 'gamble'—a first in plants

An international team of scientists from Oxford University, UK, and Tel-Hai College, Israel, has shown that pea plants can demonstrate sensitivity to …


WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a … is coming soon

'Leave' voters were not as stupid as David Cameron wanted them to be

Fully 51.9% of voters elected to begin the process of removing Britain from the EU, marking the first time any member of the EU has voted to leave.<p>This result flew in the face of betting markets— and, in turn, financial markets — which had long discounted that the Leave camp would ultimately …

Slimy hagfish inspire 'super hydrogels'

The unusual secretions of the Atlantic hagfish are being studied by scientists who want to harness the viscous and elastic properties of the creature's slime for human use.<p>When attacked or threatened by a predator the marine creature defends itself by secreting a milky-white substance from its …