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Before the scientific method came along, science dabbled in some pretty far-out ideas in its youth. Remember miasmas? And spontaneous generation? And the four elements?
A friend may joke that he remembers going through a long, dark tunnel into a blinding white light – and being hit on the bottom by a doctor. But in general, most people don't remember being born or learning to walk. Why is that?
Where do they get the particles for accelerators?
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Why can't we remember being babies?
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The serpentine qualities of snakes are the inspiration for a new type of robotic, interplanetary probe. Find out how snakebots will explore other worlds.
If girls just want to have fun, does that mean boys are serious stoics? There's no real way to measure joy, but studies have turned up some interesting facts about men's and women's happiness.