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Use Science To Make Better Nachos On Super Bowl Sunday

Planning on making nachos for Super Bowl Sunday? The American Chemical Society has advice for you on making a nice, smooth nacho cheese mix in the video below.<p>Normally when you melt cheese, the video notes, you end up with “an oily, gritty mess.” But that can be avoided by adding a simple …

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Proton beam cancer therapy 'effective with fewer side effects'

<b>A cancer treatment at the centre of an NHS controversy in 2014 causes fewer side effects in children than conventional radiotherapy, according to new research.</b><p>The study, published in The Lancet Oncology, suggests proton beam therapy is as effective as other treatments.<p>Researchers looked at 59 …

Proton beam therapy has fewer harsh side effects, according to child cancer study

Researchers say treatment, which was used on Ashya King, does not produce common toxic effects of conventional radiotherapy<p>Proton beam therapy causes fewer severe side effects in child cancer patients than conventional radiotherapy, a study has found.<p>Researchers said common toxic effects of …

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Rosetta spacecraft selfie with comet

An otherworldly take on an earthly trend, as Rosetta posed with its comet, 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, in 2014.<p>Here is a Rosetta ‘selfie’ with Comet …

Researchers model how neurons work together

A newly-developed, highly accurate representation of the way in which neurons behave when performing movements such as reaching could not only …

Scientists use lasers to understand how water stays liquid below its freezing point

We only remember a few things from science 101, but we're reasonably certain that water boils at 212 degrees (Fahrenheit) and freezes at 32. Scientists at Stanford's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, armed with a Linac Coherent Light Source X-Ray Laser, however, have shown us otherwise. Should …

Physicists Pin Down Value Of Newton's Gravitational Constant

Physicists have used the quantum nature of matter to obtain a highly precise value for the universal gravitational constant, the 'big G' that appears in Isaac Newton's law of how gravity pulls together everything, from planets to apples. Although the technique still needs refinements, physicists …