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E-mails show how UK physicists were dumped over Brexit

Researchers dropped from EU grant proposal because UK inclusion would ‘compromise’ project.<p>UK researchers are suffering because of the country’s vote …

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I have doubts about my A-levels, how do I choose what to study at university?

With A-level Results Day fast approaching, sixth formers across the country will be hoping they have gained the grades needed to get into university.<p>AS students, on the other hand, will be given the first indication of where they can think about applying for 2017 entry.<p>For some 17-year-olds, there …

The average home has more than 100 kinds of bugs living in it, new study finds

Don't panic, but your house probably has a lot more bugs in it than you think.<p>The average home contains more than 100 different species of flies, spiders, beetles, ants and other bugs — with an even greater variety inside houses in wealthier neighborhoods, according to a new study in Biology …

Research

Canadian chemists use vitamins in new sustainable lithium battery

Chemists at the University of Toronto have developed a new battery that stores energy in a cathode derived from vitamins. The breakthrough could …

Can aging be reversed by getting blood transfusions from young people?

Silicon Valley bigwig Peter Thiel is a big fan of immortality. He’s using a lot of his biotech fortune to fund research aiming to reverse and …

Medicine

Alas, the Large Hadron Collider didn't find a new particle after all

We won't be rewriting physics books just yet<p>At the end of last year, physicists working with the Large Hadron Collider thought they may have discovered a brand-new type of particle that could completely change our understanding of physics. But it looks like our understanding of physics won’t be …

A Plastic Surgeon Used A Golden Mathematical Ratio To 'Prove' This Is The Most Beautiful Person In The World

Who's the fairest of them all?<p>Julian De Silva, a London-based cosmetic surgeon, thinks he may have the answer.<p>He used a mathematical ratio sometimes …

Being single beats being married, psychologist claims

Being single allows people to “live their best, most authentic and most meaningful life” and the idea of wedded bliss is largely a myth, a …

The Mystery Of Why Sunflowers Turn To Follow The Sun — Solved

Scientists have answered a burning question central to the charm of sunflowers: Why do young flowers move their blooms to always face the sun over the course of a day?<p>And then: Once sunflowers reach maturity, why do they <i>stop</i> tracking the sun and only face east?<p>In a newly-published article in …

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

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Black holes are ‘doors’ to another world, scientists say

Black holes are doors to other parts of the universe, according to a new study. But you wouldn’t ever get to come back.<p>Anyone who managed to get …

Physicists Prove It’s Possible To Survive Falling Into A Black Hole

Black holes are the great unknown of physics, and deeply scary things. But the theoretical physics around them has increasingly trended towards black holes not being so bad. In fact, some think we might be on one now and not even have noticed, and sentient life might be circling one now. And now …