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After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has finally been peer-reviewed and published. And it shows that the 'impossible' propulsion system really does appear
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An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear? As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts
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