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Belize’s spectacular ‘Blue Hole’ unravels mystery behind Mayans’ demise

Belize’s spectacular ‘Blue Hole’ unravels mystery behind Mayans’ demiseNews from Science Recorder: The Blue Hole has provided evidence that the region suffered an extreme drought in the 9th century, around the time that the Mayans began to disappear from existence. … Continue reading

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Teleportation: Behind the Science of Quantum Computing

Teleportation: Behind the Science of Quantum ComputingNews from National Geographic: It might seem like something straight from the Star Trek universe, but two new research experiments—one involving a photon and the other involving a super-conducting circuit—have successfully demonstrated the teleportation … Continue reading

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Mechanism Behind King Cheetah Stripes Uncovered

Mechanism Behind King Cheetah Stripes UncoveredNews from PlanetSave.com: The biological ‘secret’ that causes a rare, stripe-causing mutation in the cheetahs has finally been uncovered, thanks to feral cat populations in sub-Saharan Africa. This research is the first to find a … Continue reading

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The science and engineering behind Lego Man’s balloon voyage

The science and engineering behind Lego Man’s balloon voyageNews from Toronto Star: Mary Ormsby Feature Writer Teenaged imaginations dreamed up Lego Man’s sky-high adventure but science — not just whimsy — made the little toy’s voyage a headline-grabbing success. A … Continue reading

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