The First Sighting of a Black Hole

One of the best views of the galactic center combines images from the Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra space telescopes. An artist’s concept depicts the likely black hole within. (NASA/ESA/SSC/CXC/STSCL) Click for a full size image   The First Sighting of ...

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Using Your Heartbeat as a Password

While the peaks and valleys on people’s ECGs may look identical to the untrained eye, they’re actually anything but. (Korawig/iStock) Click for a full size image   Using Your Heartbeat as a Password Researchers have developed a way of turning ...

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A nation in the grip of anxiety

“We are a society at risk of becoming more fragmented, individualistic, materialistic, competitive and less compassionate.” – Hugh Mackay. Photo: Shutterstock Click for a full size image   A nation in the grip of anxiety Australia is in the grip ...

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What causes bloating?

Some 10-30% of people experience bloating. from www.shutterstock.com.au Click for a full size image   What causes bloating? “Bloating”, the feeling of a full and swollen belly, is one of the most common complaints we hear about in medical practice ...

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