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Neuropsychology: Power Naps Produce A Significant Improvement In Memory Performance

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Psychologists have shown that a short nap lasting about an hour can significantly improve memory performance.

Possible Fatty Acid Detected On Mars

Posted in Science on 20th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A fatty acid might be among the molecules discovered on Mars by Curiosity. However, it's not possible yet to determine if the compound has a biological or non-biological origin.

Researchers May Have Solved Origin-of-life Conundrum

Posted in Featured, Science on 19th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The crash of meteors on early Earth likely generated hydrogen cyanide, which could have kick-started the production of molecules needed to make the first cells.

Lava Tubes Could Be Safe Enough For A Moon Base

Posted in Science on 19th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Natural tunnels known as lava tubes could safely house permanent bases on the Moon, scientists have said.

'Northern Lights' Auroras Observed On Mars

Posted in Science on 19th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A NASA spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet has detected a mysterious aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere.