By Melissa Hogenboom Our quest to understand how our genes work started in earnest in the mid-19th Century when a biologist and monk called Gregor Mendel came to a startling conclusion about the traits
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We are a society obsessed with information. We’re constantly connected, click-click-clicking to access a steady stream of news, data, and social-media updates. Curiosity is a powerful motivator, but there’s
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In our never-ending quest to get healthy, there's a constant, nagging hope that we'll find a hidden key to fitness — some trick or piece of information that finally makes it easy to look and feel how want.
How do Formula 1 pit crews service racing cars so quickly? A FORMULA 1 RACER IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A RACE, dozens of laps to go. Everyone’s zooming over 300kph. But it’s time for repairs and tyre changes