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Climate models underestimate rapid ice melt events on Greenland

Severe ice melt events on Greenland go almost undetected by climate models, which could mean that ice melt projections for the future are too low, warn scientists.

Burning a match - does it get rid of nasty bathroom odors?

Two chemists attempt to answer this age-old question.

Scientists move closer to developing a quantum computer

A new nanowire of superconducting semiconductor material is the ideal building block for a quantum computer, shows new research.

Evolution will make our wisdom teeth disappear

A simple mathematical formula explains why our teeth look the way they do and suggest that our wisdom teeth will eventually disappear.

Earth had oxygen 800 million years earlier than thought

The atmosphere contained oxygen 3.8 billion years ago, raising new questions about the history of life on Earth.

Sports drinks from fish heads

In a couple of years you might drink some fish parts after exercising at a gym.

Get your telescopes ready: Three planets visible in March

Keep your eyes on the night sky this month and you might just spot Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter.

Do you have composer genes?

Musical creativity is at least partly inheritable according to a new study.

Watch ESA’s new satellite being launched into space

The European Space Agency’s newest satellite soared into orbit with a beautiful backdrop of the northern lights.

VIDEO: What exactly is epigenetics?

Nature or nurture - that's only part of the question.

New evidence that environmental change can outpace genetic adaptation

DNA analyses of a now extinct population of butterflies shows they could not adapt fast enough to habitat loss during the 20th century.

Why you should consider buying those expensive frozen peas

According to one researcher, most uf us are eating poor quality peas.

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