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In the 21st century, misinformation has spread across the internet like a virus, making it harder for people to distinguish fact from fiction. Now, Cambridge University researchers have released an online game that aims to “vaccinate” people against fake news.    “A biological vaccine administers a small dose of the disease to build immunity. Similarly,
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For centuries, the pyramids of Giza have puzzled researchers – not just their mysterious voids and hidden chambers, but exactly how ancient Egyptians built such impressive structures without modern technology.   One of the most confounding issues is how the structures became so perfectly aligned. Although it’s slightly lopsided, overall the square sides of the 138.8 metre
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Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their parents set for them. But some people keep studying – and thinking – the same way all their lives without improving their methods.    Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually
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UK native James Morgan was studying photography in London when he read about a group of seafaring Southeast Asian nomads who had survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami with almost no casualties.   “They understood the ocean so well that they headed for protection before the tsunami hit,” Morgan told Business Insider. An anthropologist by
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A prominent US scientist has claimed researchers in Florida succeeded in breeding a human-chimp hybrid called a ‘humanzee’ in controversial, long-rumoured 1920s research. Evolutionary psychologist Gordon G. Gallup, Jr., who achieved renown for his pioneering mirror self-recognition experiments with animals in the 1970s, says a former university professor told him the hybrid creature was born