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CERN proposes larger, $26 billion Hadron Collider

Geneva-based particle physics research center CERN has proposed a successor to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)  — a 27-kilometer long ring-shaped particle accelerator — which will be almost four times longer and 10 times as powerful. Named the Future Circular Collider (FCC), …Continue reading

Two new fungi species found in Canadian Arctic

Scientists have discovered two new species of fungi in the Canadian Arctic, just West of Greenland. The discovery was made by a team of researchers from Japan’s National Institute of Polar Research, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies in Tokyo, Japan, and …Continue reading

Severe air pollution makes workers less productive, study finds

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have completed an extensive study which has revealed that exposure to air pollution over several weeks can reduce employee productivity. Associate Professor Alberto Salvo from the Department of Economics at the NUS Faculty of …Continue reading

Chinese probe successfully lands on far side of the moon

Chinese state media has announced that the unmanned Chang’e-4 probe has successfully landed on the far side of the moon. This is the first ever attempt at such a landing and is being considered a major milestone in space exploration, especially for …Continue reading