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We’ve Been Transforming Earth For At Least 10,000 Years
Thousands of years before humans began burning fossil fuels, human activity had indelibly altered the natural world through foraging, herding animals, and farming, according to a new study. The study synthesizes data from 255 archaeologists to provid
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‘Traffic Light’ Stops Quantum Waves In Their Tracks
A “traffic light” that can bring quantum waves to a halt could be key to harnessing the potential of the atomic world, researchers report. Their findings could eventually lead to breakthroughs in computing, medicine, cryptography, materials science,
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Knocking Out 1 Protein May Cure The Common Cold
Temporarily disabling a single protein inside our cells might be able to protect us from the common cold and other viral diseases, according to a new study. “Our grandmas have always been asking us, ‘If you’re so smart, why haven’t you come up with a