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24-Year-Old Woman Found To Have No Cerebellum In Her Brain

Part of the brain that accounts for balance, posture, speech and motor learning is the Cerebellum. It has one-half of the total neurons found in a person’s brain. It is not uncommon for people to lack some functions of the brain because of an accident... 

Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge With Liquid Nitrogen

Talk about revolutionizing the means and methods of the ALS ice bucket challenge. Muhammad Qureshi is a chemist from Canada who dumped a bucket full of liquid nitrogen over himself. As dangerous as it may sound, Qureshi was able to survive the possible... 

These Beautiful Beaches Glow Like Millions of Stars at Night

The Beaches in Maldives have been getting a lot of attention for the fascinating phenomenon observed on their shores at night. Bioluminescent Phytoplankton render the shores aglow in a feat of incredible beauty. It looks like something out of a fantasy... 

What Would Happen To Your Body In Space Without A Spacesuit?

I don’t know about you but I have always thought to myself what would happen to a human body present in space with no spacesuit on. Some of the movies I have watched suggest that it would shred to pieces but is that really true? The protective atmosphere... 

Here is What Snake Venom Does to Blood

It might shock you to know that even though snakes are portrayed in the media as violent, vicious, vindictive, venomous and vile, they are in fact mostly harmless. 85% of all snakes are categorized as non-venomous and out of about 2700 recorded species... 

10 Uses For Toothpaste You Didn’t Know Before

Somebody mentions toothpaste and you immediately picture a person brushing teeth. Truth is your toothpaste is not just a means of whitening teeth. It is time for you to put yours to better use with our list of benefits that your toothpaste provides. Mobile... 

Handwriting Boosts the Brain, Neuroscientists Say

You might be one of those people whose folks emphasize on writing what you wish to learn. It is, what they believe, a method to learn better and quicker. It wouldn’t be surprising if you took that advice with a pinch of salt since it doesn’t usually... 

Here’s a Scientific Reason Your iPhone Headphones Are Always Tangled

Anyone who has ever owned a pair of head phones has experienced this problem. They always magically get tangled even when they’re neatly tucked in to your pocket. It’s one of the great mysteries of the universe but no more. Jim Edwards from... 

Cambridge Says There’s No Connection Between Heart Disease and Fat

Cambridge has finally finished a series of eighty studies involving half a million people and the conclusion they’ve reached is that saturated fats have little or no connection to heart disease. The study also says that “good” fats (vegetable... 

Scientists Create New Super-heavy Element 117

German Scientists at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research have created super-heavy atoms of yet-to-be-named element 117 which is ready to be part of the standard periodic table. The existence of the element was confirmed 4 years ago when...