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[sahy-uhns] (from Latin scientia, meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe.

How long different animals live, in a vintage infographic by ISOTYPE pioneer Otto Neurath.

Marie Clara Eimmart (1676-1707) Four examples of the set of 12 depictions of heavenly phenomena. They show the main discoveries made by Galileo and by astronomers of later generations.

Scientists grow hair on a bald mouse using Implanted Stem Cells

Convention on Biological Diversity 1992, is an international legally binding treaty. The Convention has three main goals: 1. conservation of biological diversity 2. sustainable use of its components; and 3. fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from genetic resources

World lightest material can perch atop dandelion fluff

A plague doctor was a special medical physician who saw those who had the plague. They were specifically hired by towns that had many plague victims in times of plague epidemics.

Plague doctor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Handbook of Biological Statistics. This is my favourite reference for Biostats.

In-vitro Meat by Skip Sterling

Galileo's finger

Galileo’s 2 missing fingers and a tooth found

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The Voynich Manuscript is considered by scholars to be most interesting and mysterious document ever found. Written in the 15th or 16th century CE, it consists of approximately 240 vellum pages. Its content is mostly illustrations and its script, language and author remain unknown to this day. This image from the manuscript is thought to represent a cosmological design. The Voynich Manuscript is named after Wilfrid M. Voynich, a Polish-American antique bookseller who acquired it in 1912.

In 1995, with their forthcoming 15th anniversary issue in mind, The Face magazine approached Stephen Hawking and asked him for a time travel formula. They soon received the following response by fax.