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Cern at 60 in 60 seconds

It asks the big questions about the Big Bang, dark matter and black holes, and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (or Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire, better known as Cern) is celebrating a big landmark as it marks its 60th birthday.<p>BBC News outlines Cern's 60-year history …

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Inquiry told 20% of boys at NI home allege abuse

Northern Ireland's Historical Abuse Inquiry has been told that 20% of the 1,000 boys who were residents of De La Salle home in Co Down allege that …

Violette: ‘Anything unattainable, she wanted’

The writer’s life does not easily lend itself to the silver screen. He or she sits in a room, staring into space, procrastinating with another cup of coffee (Balzac), a large scotch (Hemingway) or another five cigarettes (Orwell), then bashes furiously away at a typewriter. The sedentary pursuit is …

Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017

A reversible polymer that blocks sperm is about to enter human trials and will be available by 2017. How will rhetoric change when male bodies are …

Five Dinosaur Myths That You Probably Thought Were True (VIDEO)

How much do you know about dinosaurs? If you’re still relying on what you learned in grade school -- and saw in Hollywood classics like "Jurassic Park" -- you've got dinosaurs all wrong.<p>Yes, the scientific understanding of dinosaurs -- and dinosaur behavior -- has changed drastically in recent …

Can We Hack Our Vision To See Infrared With The Naked Eye?

A team of biohackers is attempting to modify the human sensory spectrum.<p>“Can you imagine a color you’ve never seen?” Jeffrey Tibbetts asks, looking directly into the Skype camera. We would like to think that we can, of course, that our imaginations are limitless. But the answer, no matter how much …

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WARNING: wild extrapolation (a classification system for science news)

Science news and science writing is increasingly popular. There are increasing numbers of people getting into science, which is great. But science is a huge field, with many different disciplines and areas, all of which can go into quite painstaking detail. Obviously there’s a lot to talk about, …

New African titanosaur discovered in cliff wall in Tanzania

Big news! Really big news. Paleontologists from Ohio University have unearthed a titanosaur from Tanzania, a new species of oversized dinosaur named <i>Rukwatitan bisepultus</i>, which had forelegs about 6 <i>1/2</i> feet long and whose massive body probably weighed as much as several elephants.<p>The discovery …

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