A team of Russian and American scientists has discovered a new element that has long stood as a missing link among the heaviest bits of atomic matter ever produced. The element, still nameless, appears to point the way toward a brew of still more massive elements with chemical properties no one can predict.
Dushan Milic for The Globe and Mail
Most people overestimate how many calories they’ve burned during exercise, so they overindulge at the dinner table and pack on the pounds
AT EINSTEIN's autopsy in 1955, his brain was something of a disappointment: it turned out to be a tad smaller than the average Joe's. Indeed, later studies have suggested a minimal link between brain size and intelligence. It seems brain quality rather than quantity is key.
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In 2008, the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was monitoring a certain region on Mars for changes in frost patterns as spring progressed, and serendipitously captured an avalanche in action. This year, the HiRISE team has been on the lookout, ready to capture more avalanches as spring approaches in Mars' northern hemisphere. They've been successful — and how!
What are believed to be the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents have been discovered in the Caribbean.The vents, known as black smokers, were located 5,000m 3.1 miles down in the Cayman Trough.
patients have been saying for years that, like addiction to other substances, junk food bingeing is extremely difficult to stop.
This is worth a read. We are wasteful in throwing things away.
The Stuff Rich People Throw Away Is Often Better Than the Stuff I Keep
As the CTIA kicked off its annual conference in Las Vegas yesterday, it also released the results of its semiannual US wireless industry survey for the last half of 2009. Even in the face of the largest economic recession since the Great Depression, results show that the wireless industry continues to grow as a vast majority of the US population is using a mobile phone.
A Canadian graduate student has found the only printed copy of Haiti's Declaration of Independence known to have survived that revolutionary moment in the country's history.