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Digitizing data: you can use skyrmions together with antiskyrmions

Already some research in the past has shown that magnetic skyrmions, quasi-particles predicted theoretically and observed experimentally made of small nanoscopic vortices existing in special magnetic materials, could be used to store digital data. The latter could be decoded according … Continue reading

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Very rare albino tango orangutan found in the forest of Borneo

A rare albino orangutan, the only one in the world among those living but identified, has been intercepted in the Borneo rainforest according to a statement by the AFP news agency. It is Alba, an albino primate very rare even … Continue reading

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Moderate consumption of eggs not associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Moderate egg consumption, up to one per day, cannot be linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, at least in the populations analysed by a new study in The BMJ. Eggs are a particular food: supplied with the highest … Continue reading

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Neanderthals in Siberia belonging to two different groups, one from Europe

A team of paleoanthropologists confirms, through a study published in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, that the Neanderthals living in Siberia, or at least a part of them, came from various European populations. At least one of the two … Continue reading

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Finally A Good Review On Manscaped!

If you watch Shark Tank regularly, you may have seen the episode where Manscaped got featured. Manscaped is a product for men to shave below the belt, and it doesn’t come cheap: if you get the main package they offer, … Continue reading

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Half the world’s beaches could disappear by 2100 due to erosion.

The natural phenomenon of beach erosion will worsen in the near future and may have more serious consequences than thought according to a study published in Nature Climate Change. According to researchers, up to half of the world’s beaches could … Continue reading

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Scorpion fluorescence: scientists may find out what it’s for

Past studies have shown that scorpions emit a strange blue-green fluorescence when lit by dim moonlight or ultraviolet light. Since it is not known how scorpions themselves exploit this strange characteristic, some researchers have written a new study, the results … Continue reading

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Fish oil supplements associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Regular intake of fish oil-based supplements may be linked to a lower risk of death from all causes and cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke, according to a press release accompanying a new study published in The BMJ. Fish … Continue reading

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