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Floods as War Weapons

During the Eighty Years’ War, as the Spanish army fought to recapture territory in what is now northern Belgium and southwestern Netherlands in the late sixteenth century, the Dutch rebels led by William of Orange decided to

Penchant for the Space

For as long as we’ve existed, humans have looked up at the stars — and wondered. What is up there? Who is out there? Now, to that list of questions we can add: And CAN I HAVE

Global Emissions Hit New Record

2013 was another record year for global CO2 emissions, a report has revealed. emissions reached a record high of 35.3 billion tonnes, with the biggest increases seen in Brazil, India, China and Indonesia. Russia and the EU

Mosquitoes Prefer Some People to Others

Have you ever wondered why some people wake up covered in mosquito bites while others are untouched? Doctors studying malaria transmission have revealed that it is all in the genes. The way we protect ourselves against diseases

How to Reduce the Belly Fat?

What is the best way to cut down on belly fat if weight-loss is not necessarily the goal? Belly fat is pernicious. Most of it consists of visceral, or deep, fat, which is physiologically different from subcutaneous

What is the Difference between Rich and Poor?

The poorest people in the UK have up to eight fewer teeth than the richest people by the time they are 70, according to the results of a study released in the Journal of dental Health today.

Railguns as Alternative Weapons

For all the centuries of refinement that separate a modern rifle from a Renaissance arquebus, the basic idea has not changed. That idea is to convert the chemical energy stored in an explosive into kinetic energy stored

The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life

Exercise has had a Goldilocks problem, with experts debating just how much exercise is too little, too much or just the right amount to improve health and longevity. Two new, impressively large-scale studies provide some clarity, suggesting

Agricultural Revolution

YDS sınavlarında çıkabilecek kelimeleri ve konuyu içeren bir makale: Agricultural Revolution