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If you mean a prediction of the location, time and violence of an earthquake that’s precise enough to allow decisions about evacuations, then the answer is ‘no’. Over the years,...

Wi-Fi is based on radio waves whose frequency is similar to that of microwaves. And given what microwave ovens can do to, say, chicken nuggets, it’s perhaps not surprising that there’s...

The powder is actually tiny scales made from modified hairs. Moths, like butterflies, belong to the order Lepidoptera, which means 'scale wing'. The scales are pigmented but they also contribute...

There’s quite a lot of research (sponsored by breakfast cereal companies) to show that your mental performance in the morning is worse if you skip breakfast. Evidence of actual harm to your...

With around 10 per cent of the population suffering from irrational aversions, phobias are among the most common of all mental disorders. Several hundred phobias have been identified and their...

Salt melts ice and snow by lowering its freezing point. Salt is best put on the roads before they freeze or before snow arrives. Then, as snow falls, the salt mixes with it, lowering its freezing...

Yes, men and women both have cellulite, but it tends to be in different places. Usually it collects on men around the neck and abdomen.

Most reports of the discovery of the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva in 2012 focused on its role in explaining the origin of mass. But for physicists, the real excitement lay in...

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