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Our home in space

October 29, 2010
Ten years ago the International Space Station became the first space object on which humans from Earth live and work. Now it is prepared to be our first step on the exciting journey to other worlds.

What's in the face?

October 22, 2010
If you are searching for a lawyer and find one with a human warmth, with the face you can trust - don't hire him. He will most probably lost your case.

Good food deserves good music

October 15, 2010
There's virtually nobody who will tell you that airline food is good but don't blame airline's chef: the problem is in you. It's simple: when you are eating surrounded with loud noise you can't sense the flavour.

How to invent everything

October 8, 2010
What do you do when you don't have material, don't have blueprints, there's nobody to help you and you must build a device that will fly to space? Well, you roll up your sleeves and invent - everything.

The Bacterial Opera and crazy prizes

October 1, 2010
BP, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, bearded scientist, bacteria and people who wear socks on the outside of their shoes - they are stars of this year's Ig Nobel prize, a hilarious event that reminds us that science can be fun. And a bit weird.

Lost beasts of Laramidia

September 24, 2010
Some animals are quite happy with one horn but their ancient relatives obviously weren't: new dinosaur, the inhabitant of the lost continent of Laramidia, had 15 horns. But that's is just one of the remarkable findings from Utah.

I've got you under my artificial skin

September 17, 2010
Who jumps for joy when a small annoying fly lands on his face? Well, scientist. Stanford researchers, to be more precise, who developed artificial skin that can feel the slightest pressure.

How our brain defines us as individual beings

September 10, 2010
When you are just sitting and doing nothing, what is your brain doing? What happens when you are wandering around, looking at nature and "resting your brain?" Well, it turned out that your brain is very busy defining yourself as an individual being.

Solar system like ours

September 3, 2010
Looking at that solar systems and not just at individual planet in the deep space, astronomers found the system very similar to ours. The evidence that we are not alone are stronger with every new discovery.

Water polo in the jungle

August 27, 2010
Imagine a pool in your backyard, as large as a football field and covered with the state of the art ceramic. A true sign of wealth, isn't it? Well, Mayan people, far from wealthy population, have had it in the middle of the jungle some 1,500 years ago.

O ye, of little faith! It's influenza!

August 20, 2010
How to get your paper published in a serious scientific magazine? It's easy: you just need to use a lot of words from scientific jargon. That's it. It will be published. You may even write that Jesus was an expert for influenza.

Print me some food

July 30, 2010
While all replicators are still in the Alpha Quadrant, two MIT students decided they won't wait for Captain Janeway: they made a food printer here on Earth.