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Toxoplasma: the parasite that takes over our brains

A recurring fantasy in science fiction is the implantation of tiny elements in peoples' brains, which would be used to control and direct our actions and emotions. Regardless of the direction that technological development ...

New approaches to the mystery of why ice is slippery

In contact with a solid the surface of ice melts, forming a lubricant layer which is self-perpetuating, as greater weight and slippage are applied to it. This cooperative phenomenon makes the ice more slippery and more likely ...

Wall of sand engulfs Chinese town

A towering wall of sand rushed over factories and apartment blocks in northwestern China's Gansu province as seasonal sandstorms barrelled across the country, causing air pollution and traffic accidents.

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