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Tiny machines win chemistry Nobel prize

<b>The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world's smallest machines.</b><p>Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa will share the 8m kronor (£727,000) prize for the design and synthesis of machines on a molecular scale.<p>They were named at a press …

All plants on Earth may owe their existence to a spooky trick of quantum physics

Plants are possibly the most fundamental life form on Earth, supplying food and oxygen to ecosystems around the planet.<p>And yet many aspects of their leafy lives remain mysterious.<p>Photosynthesis — <i>the</i> process plants use to turn light into energy — is especially something of an enigma. Scientists have …

New Cancer Therapy Could Give Hope To 'Incurable' Patients

This could be the future of cancer treatment.<p>A new experimental treatment has achieved what chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants have failed to do: put chronic, relapsing blood cancers into remission.<p>What's more, it uses the body's own natural defense system to attack these cancerous …

Testosterone Gel Gives Some Men Back Their Pep, Study Finds

Testosterone gel can help some men get back a little of their loving feelings, and helps them feel better in general, according to a new study published Wednesday.<p>The effects are modest, and men didn’t objectively get any more vitality, although they felt like they did, the government-funded study …

What is Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity?

One hundred years ago today, Albert Einstein submitted his Theory of General Relativity, a pillar of modern physics that has transformed our understanding of space, time and gravity.<p>But what exactly is general relativity and what did Einstein predict?<p>Physicist Dr Toby Wiseman, from Imperial College …

Five reasons why gravitational waves matter

Scientists have detected gravitational waves that could offer a window on the origin of the Universe.<p>These waves are ripples in the fabric of space-time that are produced when black holes collide and stars explode.<p>The waves were first proposed 100 years ago by Albert Einstein, as a key prediction …

Prof Stephen Hawking celebrates gravitational wave discovery

Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity.<p>They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the collision of two black holes more than a billion light-years from Earth.<p>The international team says the first detection of these gravitational waves …

Albert Einstein Was Right: Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves

If Albert Einstein was alive today, he'd be saying: "I told you so."<p>In one of the most significant experimental findings in recent years, scientists …

Trump says Cruz ‘really lies,’ accuses him of stealing Iowa election

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Dictionary of dead language complete after 90 years

<b>A dictionary of the extinct language of ancient Mesopotamia has been completed after 90 years of work.</b><p>Assyrian and Babylonian - dialects of the language collectively known as Akkadian - have not been spoken for almost 2,000 years.<p>"This is a heroic and significant moment in history," beamed Dr …

Ancient Babylonians 'first to use geometry'

<b>Sophisticated geometry - the branch of mathematics that deals with shapes - was being used at least 1,400 years earlier than previously thought, a study suggests.</b><p>Research shows that the Ancient Babylonians were using geometrical calculations to track Jupiter across the night sky.<p>Previously, the …