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The Winner Brain

In Lake Tanganyika in the heart of Africa, there lives an unusual species of fish, Haplochromis burtoni of the cichlid family. It is peculiar...

Nutrition Trends and the Secret of Healthy Diet

The first industrially prepared baby formula that supposedly contained enough nutrients to replace breast milk successfully was invented in the mid-19th century by German...

Thinking About Alternatives

There is no doubt that humans are significantly different from all other creatures that have ever inhabited the Earth. In a few thousand years...
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How Old is Time? – book trailer

How Old is Time?: Short Stories from Science, History and Philosophy - Amazon.com CONTENTS ATOMS How old is time? 11 Conquering absolute zero 16 In search of the perfect...

CRISPR – Biotechnology of the Future

In 1987, Japanese scientists from Osaka University reported an unusual occurrence they had observed in a strand of E. coli bacteria. A strange part...

How to Make a Hit?

As a rule, something becomes popular when people are able to recognize it quickly and without much effort. The effect of familiarity...
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What is randomness?

You might think it must be easy to define randomness, but nothing could be further from the truth. Not only is it difficult to...

Your brain is the ultimate augmented reality device

In the recent years, we have been witnessing a staggering progress in smartphone technology. In addition to net surfing, listening to music,...

When our sense of probability deceives us

The influence of numerous columns published in popular newspaper supplements where so-called “experts” shower us with all kinds of advice is not to be...