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  • The origins of music

    Everyone knows the relationship between a mother and her child is a special one. But what can thi...

    Music is an important part of our lives. We connect and interact with it daily and use it as a way of projecting our ...

    Society March 3, 2011
  • Top 10 ancient Arabic scientists

    The Arabic Golden Age of science and technology advances.

    When asked about history’s most influential scientists, many people talk of Einstein, Darwin, Galileo or Newton. But...

    Society January 6, 2011
  • Frequent ejaculation improves sperm quality

    Have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality.

    Men who want to become fathers should have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality, scientists repo...

    Health July 1, 2009
  • Searching for aliens through history

    Far from being a product of the UFO craze, the desire to contact intelligent life dates back to A...

    Message in a wave: The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope and most...

    Space February 4, 2009
  • Why go to space?

    Stephen Hawking makes the case for exploring beyond the bounds of our planet.

    “The Moon and Mars are the most suitable sites for space colonies in the Solar System.”Science Photo LibraryWhy shoul...

    Space February 1, 2009
  • 17 molecules that changed the world

    The power of a simple molecule has never been more obvious.

    All molecules are not created equal. Some have saved billions of lives, wreaked environmental havoc or made the world...

    Chemistry December 31, 2008
  • A brief history of Stephen Hawking

    His fame is enormous, but how will his legacy stand up?

    Stephen Hawking’s office on the ground floor of a modern academic block in Cambridge is a surprisingly plush affair, ...

    Physics August 1, 2007
  • Women dream about sex as much as men

    New research shows much more equality than previously thought.

    Men may spend infinitely more of their waking time thinking about sex than women, but both genders dream about the su...

    Society July 3, 2007
  • What gladiators were really like

    What evidence from an ancient mass grave is telling us.

    The discovery of the first confirmed collection of gladiator remains has allowed scientists to apply forensic analysi...

    Society June 7, 2007
  • Sexual chemistry 101

    Looking for love? Use the power of science to give you the edge in the dating game, with the top ...

    Use the powers of science to help you find true love. ISTOCKBoy meets girl and the chemistry is explosive. Their eyes...

    Social Sciences May 30, 2007
  • DNA confirms Aboriginal Australian origins

    The same lineage as the first humans to migrate from Africa.

    SYDNEY: Australian Aborigines descend from the same lineage as the first modern humans to migrate from Africa, DNA an...

    Archaeology May 8, 2007
  • Enigma of ancient computer solved

    A 2,100-year-old clockwork machine whose remains were retrieved from a shipwreck more than a cent...

    PARIS: A 2,100-year-old clockwork machine whose remains were retrieved from a shipwreck more than a century ago has t...

    Technology November 30, 2006
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