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Social Media Impact on Mental and Physical Health

Evolution of Techno-World. I would not be wrong if I say today, we are living in a Digital world where everything is revolving around social media and the urge to post one’s life online has turned into an addiction. This wasn’t the case a decade ago, the world was still warming up to the Internet, […]

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ANCIENT ASTROLOGY AS A COMMON ROOT FOR SCIENCE AND PSEUDO-SCIENCE

Credit: folklore.ee/folklore/vol15/ancient.htm The early history of astrology is closely interrelated with the history of astronomy. Both may be studied separately, but the result may prove one-sided and one may fail to notice things of great consequence. The history of ancient astronomy must be treated jointly with the history of astrology, whose contribution to the history […]

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Earth’s Inner Core Is Home To A ‘New Hidden World,’ Finds Study

Earth’s solid inner core may be home to a “hidden new world”, scientists have claimed. Within the scientific community, there is consensus about Earth’s inner core being a solid compressed ball of iron alloy, which is surrounded by the Earth’s outer core. A new study may change that understanding of the Earth’s insides. Published on September 20, […]

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Creepy fact or fiction: hair and nails growing after death? (Image credit: Dreamstime)
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Do Hair and Nails Keep Growing After a Person Dies?

Here’s a creepy question to ponder: Do hair and fingernails continue to grow after a person dies? The short answer is no, though it may not seem that way to the casual observer. That’s because after death, the human body dehydrates, causing the skin to shrink. This shrinking exposes the parts of the nails and hair that […]

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Dark Energy, Dark Matter

Credit: science.nasa.gov In the early 1990s, one thing was fairly certain about the expansion of the universe. It might have enough energy density to stop its expansion and recollapse, it might have so little energy density that it would never stop expanding, but gravity was certain to slow the expansion as time went on. Granted, […]

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What is a supernova? Are all stars destined to go through it?

Credit: interestingengineering.com A supernova is one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the universe. The last gasp of a sufficiently large star in its death throes, the star’s explosive finale often becomes the brightest point of light in an entire galaxy in less than a second and can remain so for several weeks afterward […]

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How your brain works in 11 dimensions

Credit: cosmosmagazine.com When working on a problem, neurons in the brain form into “a multi-dimensional sandcastle that materialises out of the sand and then disintegrates”, according to researchers at the Blue Brain Project – a collaboration of neuroscientists and mathematicians based in Geneva, Switzerland. In a paper in the journal Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, the researchers reveal mathematical modelling […]

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Metaverse: The next frontier for Health 4.0

Credit: netscribes.com With a predicted market size of USD 800 billion by 2024, the metaverse is taking social connections to the next level. Over 74% of adults in the US have joined or are considering joining this virtual space. Various industry experts have discussed how the metaverse can transform gaming, entertainment, socializing, work, and commerce. However, not a lot […]

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9 Creatures That Conveniently Grow Back Body Parts

Deer grow new antlers annually; sea stars are experts at growing back rays; and flatworms can regrow all sorts of body parts. The axolotl, an aquatic salamander, can keep regenerating lost parts throughout its life. Of the many creatures that do grow back body parts, humans, despite being the rulers of Earth, cannot regenerate lost […]

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