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How does hypnosis work?

HYPNOSIS is thought to work by altering our state of consciousness in such a way that the analytical left-hand side of the brain is...

How the King Cobra got its name?

The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is one of the most menacing snakes in the world. They are able to reach 5.5 metres in length,...

What is the world’s oldest vertebrate?

IT kicks off the bowhead whale as the oldest vertebrate animas. Meet the Greenland shark. Using a new technique examining the shark’s eye nucleus, scientists...

What causes seasons on Earth?

A SEASON is a division of the year marked by changes in weather, ecology and the amount of daylight. In temperate and polar regions,...

What causes left-handedness?

BY SCIENCE BRIDGE ACADEMY Life for a left-handed person isn’t easy! There are some undeniable bummers associated with a left-handed proclivity: desks and spiral notebooks...

What causes a monsoon?

It’s been raining quite heavily recently. Malaysia has two monsoon seasons; the Southwest Monsoon which occurs from late May to September, and the Northeast...

The armour of the future

BY ARUNA GANESAN GOWNS and saris made out of silk are all-time women’s favourite choice of clothes. Just a few years back a rare golden...

What fruit can make you feel happy?

CAN fruit makes people happy? Yes, fruit like banana can make you happy. It contains tryptophan, an amino acid, which the body will convert...

What is prosopagnosia?

In most cases when we meet someone, we tend to remember their face even if we forget their names. Unfortunately, some people tend to...

How do trees sleep?

BY SCIENCE BRIDGE ACADEMY MOST living organisms adapt their behavior to the rhythm of day and night. A group of researchers in Austria conducted a study...

How long do Luna moths live?

IF you have been to the Eastern and Northern parts of the United States, or from Northern Mexico to Quebec and Canada, you might...

Why do durians stink?

Durians belong to the genus Durio zibethinus , also locally known as “King of Fruits”. Many people from Southeast Asia like Malaysians love to...

Where is the world’s largest active volcano?

THE ever famous tourist vacation spot, Hawaii, is home to the world’s largest volcano, Mauna Loa. To date, the lava produced by this enormous...

How does a compass work?

IF YOU’RE lost in the jungle, your best chance of finding your way might be via a tiny magnet. A magnet is what makes...

What is the risk of flying?

BY SCIENCE BRIDGE ACADEMY During holidays, many of us will take the opportunity to travel somewhere, perhaps overseas. With low cost air-lines abundant, many of us...

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