Life Is So Wonderfully Finely Tuned That It’s Frightening
For most of the time since the first description of multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1868, the causes of this disabling disease have remained uncertain. …
Ever wonder how and when animals swanned onto the evolutionary stage? When, where and why did animals first appear? What were they like? Life has …
Star ExplosionOne of the most cataclysmic events in the universe: When a massive star bigger than our Sun reaches the end of its life, it creates a …
Countries Where Women Far Outnumber Men
According to the statistics, the number of women and men making up the global population is almost equal, though slightly more men than women. According to the UN estimate, for every 100 women, there are 101.8 men, meaning that women account for about 49.6% of the total global population. Although the human gender sex ratio is almost 1:1, women and men are distributed unequally globally. In some countries, women far outnumber men to the point of great concern.
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