When small earthquakes shake the ground there is often a fear the rumbles are signs that a big earthquake is coming. However, new research shows that most of these earthquakes are aftershocks of big earthquakes that occurred 200 or even 400 years ago.
The search for a new planet suitable for Homo sapiens shows a very good progress. First the team of scientist found 32 new exoplanets and then researchers have detected the basic chemistry for life in the hot gas planet.
Human brain is a wonder of nature and scientist wonder for centuries how it works. But another question is equally important: human brain is made up of 100 billion neurons and trillions of interconnections - what maintains all that in balance?
The Roman Empire had excellent engineers 2,000 years ago and a building material which survived until today - cement. Although it is use in the whole world, cement's basic molecular structure was not known until recent MIT research.