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Can life exist on moons?

In the vastness of space, there are huge galactic clusters, super-sized galaxies, massive black holes, and gigantic planets. Perhaps living on a relatively small planet impacts our take on moons. These natural satellites serve pretty important purposes, but we rarely think of them as important research destinations. Perhaps that will change when we start asking questions like - can life exist on moons?

Can We Be Allergic to WiFi Signals?

As we progress and change the world around us, our bodies have to adjust to these changes as well. For example, before the advent of certain cosmetics, no one had allergic reactions to them. Once they were invented, some people started to notice that they don't do well when those chemicals interact with their skin. Currently, most of our advancement is in the digital and technical world. One of the biggest breakthroughs in recent times is the advent of WiFi technology.

How Many Photos Have Been Taken?

Birthday parties, graduations, engagements, and most other milestones in our life get captured by photographs. The camera has revolutionized how we as a species document things, ranging from scientific research to a simple selfie with a friend at lunch. These days most people have access to a camera and the amount of photos we take is getting larger daily. So, how many photos have ever been taken?

How Fast Can Cities Grow?

One of the defining traits of humanity is our social nature. Living and working together has been a large factor in our survival. For thousands of years we've been living together in cities. As technology increases so does the size, scope, and capacity of our cities. So, how fast can cities grow? And how do we study this? 

How Can We Cure Cataracts?

Our eyes are our mind's window to the world. Over time the way our eyes function naturally changes and sometimes it's due to genetics. Among the various conditions that involve the eye, cataracts is one that has received a lot of attention over the years. How can we cure cataracts?


Can We Control Other People's Brains?

Magic show hypnotists and neurologists have at least one thing in common. Both spend a lot of time trying to learn more on how control the brain. For hypnotists, this difficult task involves medallions and soft spoken commands, but neurologists require some pretty mind-blowing technology. A recent study demonstrated how cutting edge technology has been used to begin to answer that age old question, can we control other people's brains? 


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