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Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow

A HARVARD physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two distant places, through which travel is possible. But don’t pack...

Formation of the moon brought water to Earth

THE Earth is unique in our solar system: It is the only terrestrial planet with a large amount of water and a relatively large...

Big energy savings for tiny machines

IN a ground-breaking study, a team led by SFU physics professor David Sivak demonstrated for the first time a strategy for manipulating these machines...

Exotic matter in the sun’s atmosphere

SCIENTISTS from Ireland and France have announced a major new finding about how matter behaves in the extreme conditions of the Sun’s atmosphere. The...

Fossil teeth from Kenya solve ancient monkey mystery

THE teeth of a new fossil monkey, unearthed in the badlands of northwest Kenya, help fill a 6-million-year void in Old World monkey evolution,...

Shrinking Moon may be generating moonquakes

THE Moon is shrinking as its interior cools, getting more than about 150 feet (50 meters) skinnier over the last several hundred million years....

Aluminum found around young star

RESEARCH from University of Tokyo/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency using ALMA data discovered an aluminum-bearing molecule for the first time around a young star. Aluminum...

Breastmilk sugars differ in pregnant women on probiotics

THE complex sugars found in human breastmilk, long believed to be fixed in their composition, may change in women who are taking probiotics, according...

Release of Wolbachia infused mozzies help in war against dengue

MALAYSIA’S long standing battle against the dengue health menace is showing some initial sign of victory - with the release of Aedes mosquitoes infused...

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