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Faking a smile is almost as good as the real thing
When muscles say you’re happy, everything looks better.
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The origins of life in hot springs
Hot springs that helped organic matter turn into life.
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Tim Jarvis on isolation
Trekking alone across Antarctica.
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No, koalas aren't functionally extinct
Claims due to the recent bushfires is an exaggeration.
This week has seen several news stories proclaiming that this month’s bushfires have made koalas “functionally extinc...