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Astronomers have finally settled a dispute over just how far the Pleiades star cluster is from Earth. 
The Pleiades are a cluster of hot young stars that have been crucial to understanding how stars form. [Image: NASA] Astronomers have finally settled a dispute over just how far the Pleiades star cluster – one of the most familiar sights in the night sky – are from Earth. Until the 1990s the consensus was 430 light years, but then the European satellite Hipparcos, which was launched in 1989 to precisely measure the positions and di...
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The Quantum Cheshire Cat appears: In the weird world of quantum mechanics, scientists have managed to separate a particle from its properties - http://bit.ly/1t7BWMa
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The ethics of treating Ebola, a word that embodies our modern terror of plague. http://bit.ly/1w3erFY
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This Antarctic midge has two entries in the Guinness Book of Records. See its impressive qualities here: http://bit.ly/Ys3lLJ
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Can botox stop cancer growth? http://bit.ly/1mfy2cB #science #cancer
Professor Timothy Wang (left) from Columbia University and Professor Duan Chen from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology discovered the link between neurotransmitters and tumor growth. [Image: supplied] Botox suppresses the growth of stomach cancer by blocking nerve signals, a new study has found.  Scientists from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Columbia University and MIT, along with researc...
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Can we now unlock the potential of nanotubes?
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NASA marks the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2's fly-past of Neptune and counts down to next year's Pluto encounter - http://bit.ly/1qdhm9t 
Neptune as seen on the fly-past by Voyager 2 25 years ago. [Image: NASA] NASA has marked the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2's fly-past of Neptune in 1989 as the space agency prepares to get up close and personal with Pluto. This picture of Neptune, above, was taken on 20 August 1989, at a range of 4.4 million miles from the planet. Voyager 2's closest approach to Neptune came four days later on 25 August. The picture shows the Great...
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Do we really know how much of the glacial melt is due to human-produced greenhouse gases? We do now.
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Clean drinking water was voted the greatest medical advance of the modern age. Now scientists have that an additive used to clean drinking water is causing sewers to crumble.
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"Did you know you can buy a test kit that can tell you the amount of Neanderthal DNA you possess?"
Our cover story explores how DNA is writing the missing pages of Neanderthal history as well as our own - http://bit.ly/1oVQ2s9
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Why is it so?
Ever wondered why your headphones frequently become a tangled mess?
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90% of our brain cells, disparagingly referred to as “glia” (glue cells), have long been credited with a mere supporting role. New research suggests otherwise - http://bit.ly/1pLO5CA
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Introduction
Cosmos is a leading literary science magazine, published in Australia but with a global reach. It makes the world of science accessible to everyone.

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To seek out new life and new civilisations. To boldly go where no science magazine has before. And stuff.

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With beautiful pictures, clear explanations of the latest discoveries and breakthroughs and great writing. Winner of 47 awards for high-quality journalism & design, COSMOS is a print magazine, iPad app, daily news site, weekly newsletter & educational resources.