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Scientists have made a huge nuclear fusion breakthrough

Scientists have made a huge nuclear fusion breakthrough

In the quest to unlock a ‘near-limitless, safe, clean’ source of energy, researchers in the US have reportedly succeeded in sparking a fusion reaction that created more energy than it consumed. According to the Financial Times, US government scientists have made a breakthrough in the pursuit of limitless, zero-carbon power by achieving a net energy gain in a fusion reaction for the first time. They did so using the same...

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Study shows coronavirus can have long-term effects on the brain

Study shows coronavirus can have long-term effects on the brain

Researchers have found differences in the frontal lobe and brainstem of recovered COVID-19 patients when compared to healthy people. These changes are linked to issues such as anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, and other cognitive abnormalities. Feeling out of whack despite finally testing negative for COVID? A recent small study may have just discovered why. With millions of people reporting symptoms of long COVID, doctors everywhere are trying to figure out how...

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Is egg freezing really a golden ticket to delaying parenthood?

Is egg freezing really a golden ticket to delaying parenthood?

The option for women to freeze their eggs is now regularly recommended by doctors, promoted in popular culture, and marketed to the masses via social media advertisements. But should we be wary of depending on its success? A new world record was broken last month, with two twin babies born from human embryos frozen over 30 years ago. The embryos had been stored inside liquid nitrogen at -128C back in 1992....

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NASA says astronauts will be living on moon by 2030

NASA says astronauts will be living on moon by 2030

Think inhabiting the moon is stuff of science fiction fantasy? One NASA official reckons it will be a reality by the end of this decade, with the latest Artemis 1 mission the ‘first step.’ Astronauts could be living and working on the moon by 2030, one NASA official says. Head of US agency Orion lunar programme, Howard Hu, reckons that humans will be able to live in specially made habitats and...

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