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A study pinpointed human neural compass

A pattern of brain activity that helps prevent us from getting lost has been identified in a new study.

A carbon-lite atmosphere could be a sign of habitable planet

The James Webb Space Telescope can detect.

Self-awareness in babies at four months – research findings

4-month-olds' sensory processing affected by approaching visual objects.

DNA time machine: Insights into a century of loss

The approach could help regulators to protect the planet’s existing biodiversity levels.

Massive space explosion observed creating rare chemical elements

The second-brightest gamma-ray burst ever seen.

We could be breathing in toxic substances from cooking and cleaning for longer

Surfactants can cause toxic chemicals in aerosols to last longer in the air.

The discovery of unusual exoplanets could offer a better understanding of planet formation

An unusual Jupiter-sized planet orbiting a low-mass star located in the Corvus constellation.

Astronomers identified a new Tatooine-like multi-planetary system

The second-ever discovery of a multiplanetary circumbinary system.

A thin cellulose film can inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus within minutes

It also inhibits the growth of bacteria.

Mental fatigue can have a negative impact on physical performance

People subjected to mentally demanding tasks find it harder to go on to perform physical exercise.

Two new temperate rocky worlds discovered

They are located about 100 light-years from Earth.

The mystery of the Hall effect in a Weyl antiferromagnet unveiled

An advance in the use of antiferromagnetic materials in memory storage devices.

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