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Scientists Used Nanoparticles to Turn a Window Into a Mirror and Back Again
For the first time, a reversible nanoparticle array can transition between a window and a mirror.
World's First Trial of MDMA as Treatment for Alcoholism to Begin
Researchers in the UK will undertake the first-ever trials of this treatment in the next two months.
Meet the Photographer Hunting for Extraterrestrial Dust on Paris Rooftops
Jon Larsen has spent the eight years years hunting and photographing extraterrestrial dust in cities around the world—something NASA thought was impossible.
Now Experts Say You Should Eat 10 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day
Researchers at Imperial College London analyzed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake and concluded that five-a-day is good, but ten is better.
The Moon May Have Started as Dozens of ‘Moonlets'
Yet another reason to go back to the Moon.
This USB-Sized Device Can Detect HIV in Under 30 Minutes
It brings the typical three-day wait for test results down to under half an hour.
We Should All Be Glad Someone Finally Invented a Robot Ass
Implausibly, it's not a sex thing.
This Tea Could Help Humans Conquer Mars
Synthetic biology researchers at Imperial College London have manipulated the bacteria in fermented kombucha tea to engineer material for building shelters on Mars. Take that, Earl Grey.
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We Spoke to a Neuropathologist About Head Injuries And Degenerative Brain Disease In Soccer
With the family of footballer Jeff Astle claiming to know up to 250 other ex-players who suffer from degenerative brain diseases, we spoke to an expert about the implications for the sport.
This Is What a CT Scan of a Bumblebee's Brain Looks Like
Researchers have used new micro-CT imaging to see inside a bee’s brain.
This Professor Has Invented a Pill That Eliminates Hangovers
Former chief drugs adviser, Professor David Nutt has answered your sweaty, toilet-bowl-hugging prayers and invented a non-toxic inebriant drug that mimics the effects of alcohol: without the hangover.
Europe’s Largest Data Observatory Turns Big Data into Big Images
Because humans are good at recognising patterns in images.