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Bats and Ebola
Ebola is one of the most contagious and dangerous diseases, spreading rapidly and killing those it infects. There are long gaps between outbreaks though, so the disease must be "hiding" somewhere. Some suspect bats, but is this really true?
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Extraterrestrial life
The search for alien life catches many people's imagination and has always been a very public branch of science. So with all this investigation, why has our search revealed nothing? Are we truly alone in the Universe?
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Whales
Whales; the majestic, mysterious mammals of the ocean.
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Learning
From the moment we are born, we begin to learn about the world around us, and this continues for the rest of our lives. But exactly how does this happen in the brain?
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Vision
Vision is arguably a human's primary sense- we use it to spot danger and navigate our environment. Despite this, there is still plenty we don't know about how this sense works.
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