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Why do coffee beans have to be roasted?

ALL coffee lovers know that the roasting of the coffee bean can influence the taste of the coffee quite heavily. Why is this process...

The 5Ws and H of Science continues…

How much blood do newborns have? THE important component to keep a human alive is blood. Blood is a liquid found in blood vessels. Blood...

Why cockroaches die on their backs?

Cockroaches have bulky bodies that are composed of three heavy segments supported by only six long, thin legs. Their long legs give them a high...

Why don’t birds on power lines get electrocuted?

Have you ever wondered why birds sitting on power lines don’t get electrocuted? Electricity can be very dangerous. We’re always told as children to...

Who was the founder of Nobel Prize?

WHAT do Albert Einstein, Mother Teresa, Marie Curie and Barack Obama have in common? As you might have guessed it, they were recipients of...

Great women of science

What happens to fat when you lose weight?

The fundamental principle behind weight loss is simple: Burn more calories than you consume. Restricting calories forces your body to draw on existing fat...

The 5Ws and H of Science

Why are clownfishes not stung by sea anemones? THE partnership between clownfish and sea anemones is one of the most iconic in the animal world....

What is cloud computing?

CLOUD computing is the delivery of computing services—servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics and moreover the Internet (“the cloud”). Companies offering these computing services...

Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed

An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited...

What is Titan?

TITAN is orbiting near to planet Saturn. It is Saturn’s largest moon and also known as the second largest moon in the solar system. When scientists paid...

How does a human calculator work?

MALAYSIAN ‘human calculator’ Yaashwin Sarawanan (pix) finished second in the finals of Asia’s Got Talent 2019 competition recently. We are all fascinated with his astounding...

How does water exist inside a coconut?

WATER absorbed by the root system flows against gravity through the capillaries to the nut. Freshwater that gets accumulated in coconut is actually ‘endosperm’ or...

Who were the Neanderthals?

THE Neanderthals were none other than our closest human relatives! Yes, you read that right. Having lived throughout Europe and Asia in the Pleistocene Epoch...

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