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Alcohol really is no excuse for bad behaviour – research reveals you’re still the same person after a drink

Alcohol really is no excuse for bad behaviour – research reveals you’re still the same person after a drink Dean Drobot/Shutterstock Many of us know that feeling of waking up, headache in tow, struggling to remember what we said and did after that extra drink the night before. And then suddenly, the memories vividly resurface. Alcohol disinhibits us, making us say and do things that we’d otherwise keep under wraps.…

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Ghost particles: how galaxies helped us weigh the lightest neutrino – and why it matters

Ghost particles: how galaxies helped us weigh the lightest neutrino – and why it matters The Crab Nebula is a remnant of a supernova, a source of neutrinos. NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University) Even when you close your eyes at night, 100 billion neutrinos produced in the sun will pass through them – travelling close to the speed of light, but never hitting anything. Neutrinos…

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