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Drone’s hypervision could boost farming

A drone with powers far superior to those of the average eye in the sky could significantly aid farmers monitoring the health of their crops....

Finding the origin of human disease

A group of researchers is tracking down the roots of modern-day disease by investigating the presence of prehistoric pathogens in southern Africa......

OceanOne, a robo-mermaid to aid underwater research

Researchers at Standford University have created an intelligent humanoid mermaid-robot that can assist with underwater research, called OceanOne....

John Oliver discusses bogus science “facts”

In the video above, late-night talk show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes a look at scientific studies, separates the truth from the bogus......

Lake Maracaibo has the most lightning per year

A new study has crowned Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela the lightning capital of Earth. This bay, connected to the Gulf of Venezuela, receives approximately 233...

Thirty years of key Chernobyl research

Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster, ResearchGate looks at some of the facets of the disaster and the research done around it....

Maze-solving slime mould

You don’t need to be a superbrain to solve mazes to find food, popular YouTube channels It’s Okay To Be Smart and Deep Look have...

Tom, Dick or Harry could design the next Deep Space Habitat

NASA may know an awful lot about space travel, but in the space agency’s latest planning there’s a hint that the rest of us may...

First blood test for Parkinson’s

Researchers at Australia’s La Trobe University have developed a diagnostic blood test for Parkinson’s disease....

Algorithm helps detect variations that activate cancer

Cancer is largely caused by a number of abnormal genome changes; it is seldom caused by a single mutation. In an aid to detect cancer...

Suit protects against Ebola, future epidemics

Following the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, a suit has been developed to protect health workers on the front lines....

Brainprints: more individual than fingerprints, safer than passwords

Brain activity is more individual than fingerprints and seemingly impossible to replicate....

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