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A New Study Questions the Effectiveness of Forests to Combat Climate Change

Researchers found that current models relying on trees to decarbonize the atmosphere overestimate the potential of trees' CO2 sequestration. These findings claimed that using...

What Did Viking Music Sound Like?

Did the Vikings have music? The Germanic Scandinavians of the Viking Age (c. 793-1066), often called “Vikings” for the part of their population that went...

What Is Imagination?

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” Y"our imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming...

The Other Side of the Universe

Grab a book. Notice its length, width and thickness. They correspond, respectively, to the three dimensions of space and, we reasonably assume, to all...

Science as street art in Leiden

Have you ever walked through a poetry book? This is what you will experience visiting Leiden. More than a hundred murals with poems compose...

Why Women Make Noise During Sex

  Male ejaculation is influenced by female sex noises If you are convinced you always make the ladies scream out of pleasure in bed, you may...

Can Memories and Knowledge Clutter the Brain as We Age?

A recent review published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences mentions that older adults (people aged 65 years and older) store excessive information in their brains,...

Art-Risk 3.0: an Open-source Platform to Evaluate Threats to Cultural Heritage

Researchers have developed a free artificial Intelligence platform available to the public that identifies threats to cultural heritage. Art-Risk 3.0 classifies buildings according to...

Sunflowers, Cleaners of Nuclear Disasters  

Since the development of nuclear power, we face the delicate balance between its smart usage and the threat it poses not only to humanity,...

The Science Behind Falling in Love

Cupid's Arrow strikes suddenly and unexpectedly. Starry eyes, butterflies fluttering in the stomach, sleeplessness, and overwhelming joy. We fall in love. And the real...

Multiverse Solution for Old Particle Physics Puzzles

The  Standard Model has been outstandingly successful in predicting the subatomic world, but, at the same time, it does not explain gravity and mysteries...

Aging And Frailty: Findings From Single-Cell Analysis Of Human Peripheral Blood

Frailty is a common syndrome in older adults and is characterized by weight loss, low activity, and weakness. Aging and frailty have been linked...

Clean Energy Transition: How to Engage Citizen Participation

Transitioning to renewable energies is one of the keys to reducing the risks and effects of climate change, and citizens could have a great...

Urban Farms, The Future of Agriculture

“o inventamos o erramos”“Either we invent or we err”-Simón Rodríguez- In a reportage last November, The Economist highlighted the emerging technologies to watch for the...

The Rebirth of Placenta Rituals

A few days after giving birth at her home in southeast Australia, Emily Burns sat in her yard and watched as her husband and...