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What if superconductors could work at room temperature?

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Know why women are better at reading mind

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One trillion species on Earth and we know nothing

New York-- There are nearly one trillion species on the Earth while 99.999 percent of species still remain undiscovered, the largest-ever analysis of microbial...

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