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Why Pluto Is No Longer a Planet

By | August 21st, 2017|Science|

In 1930, an astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto. The discovery was so significant that the planet was named after the mythological guardian of the underworld. It will interest you to know that an eleven-year-old English girl was the person who gave this planet its name. Equally as interesting is that Pluto was unique for [...]

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How Important Are the Bacteria Living in Your Bowels?

By | February 1st, 2017|Health, Science|

It is estimated that there are ten times as many bacteria in the human body as there are in human cells.  This shows that there is a huge number of bacteria in your body. A majority of these bacteria are found in your digestive passageway. We were made to believe that bacteria are harmful to [...]

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Why We Should Explore Our Solar System?

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

Our beautiful world is filled with people dying of starvation, diseases, lack of shelter, and a host of other problems. Yet, every year, billions of dollars is used to search and explore the solar system. Could this be a case of misplaced priority or just plain foolishness? Opponents of space exploration do not see the [...]

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6 Things You Should Know About Dark energy

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

If you are a fan of cosmology, you probably would have read one thing or the other about the universe expanding. However, the big question is this: is the world expanding? For many years, theorists have continued to search further in their quest to understand the cosmos. As early as 1929, American astronomer Edwin Hubble [...]

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Is the Ozone Layer Really Depleting?

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

The ozone layer is a layer located in the lower part of the stratosphere that protects the earth from the ultra violet rays of the sun. It acts as a shield and absorber of harmful substances that emits from the sun which are dangerous to mankind. If the ozone layer depletes, it means that the [...]

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How Plants Can Help Clean Contaminated Soil

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

Alex kept digging at the soil. She just couldn't believe the sight before her.  Just weeks ago, Alex had planted some flowers expecting them to be fully mature by now. Imagine her irritation and wonder when she noticed they were still the same height as the first day. She was quite baffled at what the [...]

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What Are the Risks of Developing Nanotechnology in Medicine?

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

Nanotechnology is a combination of two words: nano and technology. And it can be defined as the branch of technology that uses atoms and molecules to build microscopic and more complex devices. This innovation has gained immense recognition across several fields, including engineering, physics, chemistry, and medicine. In medicine, nanotechnology has found application in drug [...]

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Is Stem Cell Research Ethical?

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

Are you aware that stem cell research is one of the greatest discoveries of the 21st century? Nevertheless, studies on this innovation have shown that it is just as controversial as a topic on abortion. This is because many individuals argue whether it is ethical or unethical to advise a patient to opt for a [...]

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Do Cell Phones and Microwaves Cause Cancer?

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

Currently, we live in a world where we depend on technology a lot. Our generation has seen the invention of many technological equipment for daily use. Cell phones and microwaves fall into this category. Can you imagine how life was without a cell phone? Close your eyes for just a few seconds and try to [...]

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Is It Realistic That People Can Live on Another Planet?

By | January 31st, 2017|Science|

There are nine planets in the solar system. Why should only one of them be able to support life? This is one question that a lot of people have failed to get answer to. There has been a lot of research to determine if life can be supported on other planets but none have concrete [...]

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