The debate arising from the 2003 paleoanthropologists' discovery of a human ancestor who stood at 1m asks wheather this is a new species or still a Homo sapiens.

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From the popularity of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ to our crazy weather, the Canadian government is finally paying attention and putting money where their mouth is, but where exactly is this money going...

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Instead of reproducing like bacteria and viruses, prions (cause of the Mad-Cow Disease) are like trendsetters—they tell others to look and behave like them, and those proteins that conform, influence others to imitate them as well.

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Research reveals interesting facts about forming and retrieving memories.

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It is the drive to find the mystery Higgs Boson which has led to the development of the world's largest nuclear accelerator: the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

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We have all heard of global warming, but have you heard about the "snowball earth"?

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The bacterial strain which cause XDR Tuberculosis is harder to treat since it is resistant to most of the drugs we have to treat it with.

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Most people wouldn’t guess that rocket scientists sometimes fail to catch silly mistakes, especially because it matters. But they do, and have lost machines that cost more than your average Hollywood blockbuster.

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Smog (smoke+fog) is caused by the emissions we release through our various everyday activities — the largest contributor being the burning of fossil fuels in our cars and electricity plants.

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Within the past decade, the notion of space tourism has gone from fantasy to reality, at least in a limited way.

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