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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN RANKS TOP STORIES OF 2015


















It’s near impossible to predict which stories will draw the most eyes, and this year was no different. 


The top 10 stories published in 2015—ranked by the number of overall page views—both confirmed our intuitions and surprised us, too.




For thousands of years humans have used embalming methods to preserve dead bodies. But nothing compares with Russia's 90-year experiment to preserve the body of Vladimir Lenin, communist revolutionary and founder of the Soviet Union




Three recent studies suggest we have no idea how unequal our society has become




From autonomous drones to emergent AI to digital genomes, this year’s list from the World Economic Forum offers its latest glimpse of our fast-approaching technological future



Parents' traumatic experience may hamper their offspring's ability tobounce back from trauma



China, Russia and the U.S. are developing and testing controversial new capabilities to wage war in space despite their denial of such work



For 37 years Dean Ornish has been touting the benefits of low-fat, high-carbohydrate, vegetarian diets for preventing and reversing heart disease. But the research he cites to back up his claims is tenuous at best




From helpless damsel to powerful heroine, women are still hypersexualized



New research shows that although we perceive character traits like trustworthiness based on a person’s facial expressions, our perceptions of abilities like strength are influenced by facial structure




A “vibrational” chemical bond predicted in the 1980s is demonstrated experimentally
HINT: Don't tell your kids they’re smart. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on “process”—not on intelligence or ability—is key to success in school and in life


http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scientific-american-s-most-read-stories-of-2015/?WT.mc_id=SA_ENGYSUS_20151224






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Alphonso (mango)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia







Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. 


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• On December 11, 2016 • 



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