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Mushrooms Can Heal The Environment

Back in 2012, students from the University of Yale discovered a rare mushroom in the Amazonian rainforest that could eat plastic. The mushroom called Pestalotiopsis microspora is capable of surviving on plastic alone and can live without oxygen. Scientist at the Kunming Institute of Botany in the province of Yunnan, China, also discovered a strain…

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Moving Images: The Science Behind Optical Illusions

One of the most interesting phenomena produced by colors and shapes is that of the optical illusion. With just a little bit of color contrast and shape positioning interacting with each other, we get this fascinating moving image. An optical illusions is a static image that appears to move as if it were a gif…

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Brain Waves: A Look Into The Mind
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Brain Waves: The 5 States of the Human Mind

Humans have 5 types of Brain Wave States A human experience. At the core of all human thought, emotion and experience is 5 different types of brain waves. These brain waves are produced by the communication of electrical pulses between neurons within the brain. They embody a range of frequencies, each serving a purpose in…

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