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'Abracadabra' etymology
Acamprosate
Acrocyanosis
Acupuncture
Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Adipose Eyelid (fish)
Evolution of ageing
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome
Albanian language origins
Alcohol intoxication
Alcohol and ageing
Alcohol use and cancer
Alcohol and the cardiovascular system
Alcohol and body weight
Ales Stenar (stones)
Alexithymia
Allais effect
Alpha effect
Alphabeto (history)
Alzheimer's disease
Amantadine
Amoeboid movement
Ancient Macedonian language
Anemonefish Symbiosis
Angeli–Rimini reaction
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anorexia Nervosa
Anorthsites
Antibiotic Growth Promoters
The Antimatter Problem
Antimatter comets and meteors
Antimatter and gravity
Anti-Neutrinos
'Anting' behaviour in bird species
Apollo Syndrome
Appendicitis etiology
Appetite Regulation
April fools' day
Archaeome
Arm swinging (in human walking)
Arterial sclerosis (a.k.a Atherosclerosis)
Arteritis
Artesunate
Artificial sweeteners
Asparagus odour in urine
Aspidella
Assortative mating
Astatine
Asthma
Autism
Autoantibodies
Automerization
Avian clutch sizes and latitude
Avian flight evolution
Avian K-T survival
Avian vocal mimicry
b-Hadron decay anomaly
Bacterial gliding
Bacterial swarming motility
Ball Lightning
Basque language origins
Beal's conjecture
Bee Colony Collapse Disorder [ CCD ]
Bee smokers
The Beeswax wreck
Behçet's disease
Bellman's 'Lost in a forest' problem
Bell's palsy
Benzene structure
Betaxolol
Benign fasciculation syndrome (BFS)
Bicycle design
Bicycle dynamics
Big Bang theory
Bilobalide
Bimatoprost
Human bipedalism - origins
Bird flocking
Bird Migration
Bird Unipedalism
Human birth defects
'Bloke' etymology
Blushing
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS)
Body Temperature Decline
Bogong moth migration
Chemical bonding
'Boost' etymology
'Borg' DNA
Bose Novae
Bowman's layer
'Boy' etymology
Brief Psychotic Disorder (BPD)
Human brain-size reduction
The 'Brain in a vat' problem
Brainstem gliomas
Brodmann area 10
Bronze age iron
Brotlaibidole tablets
Bruxism
Büchi's problem
Buerger's disease
'Bunting' etymology
Byblos script
Cable Bacteria
Caloric restriction
Calpainopathy
Carbocatalysis
Carbonado
Carboniferous gigantism
Carbyne
Carotid Body Mechanism
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carved stone balls (Scotland)
Cash as a disease vector
Castanets
Castleman disease
Catatonia
Catnip
Cell Differentiation
Cell membrane evolution
Cellular organelles
Cell proliferation
Cell size
Cement
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation
Cetacean strandings
CO2 fertilization effect ( CFE )
Chandler Wobble
Chaos Theory
Charnia
Cherry angioma
Chikungunya
Chills
Chitinozoa
Chondrules
Chromium as a micronutrient
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Cicada lifecycle
Ciclopirox
Compact Intracloud Discharges (CIDs)
Cieplak effect
Circular RNA
Clemmensen reduction
Cloud forcing
Cloud ice formation
Cluster headache
Cosmic Microwave Background excess
Colchicine
Cold fusion
Cold water swimming
Collatz conjecture
Colour perception
Complex fluids
Conformal cyclic cosmology
Connectome formation
Consciousness
Physical constants
Contagious Yawning
Conversation timing
Coral spawning
Core Clock
Coronal heating problem
Coronary vasospasm
Corpus callosum
Cosmic rays
Cosmological Constant Problem
Cosmological Magnetic Fields
Costochondritis
Covid-19
Cramp
Crohn's disease
Cromoglicic acid
Crying
Cryopreservation
Low frequency e/m growth stimulation
Crystallization
Cuckoo decline
Cutaneous horns
Cutis Verticis Gyrata ( CVG )
Cell Wall Deficient Bacteria and Disease
Dark Energy
Dark Matter
DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ)
Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep Carbon life-forms
Deep-diving animals
Default Mode Network (brain area)
Defibrillation
Déjà vu
Dendroclimatology
Dental Gemination
Dentin hypersensitivity
Dentigerous cysts
Major Depressive Disorder
Dermatomyositis
Devonian extinction event(s)
Diabetes (type 1)
Diatom Structure
Dickinsonia
Dissociative identity disorder (DID)
Diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB)
Digit Ratio
Dinosaur eggshell structure
Dinosaur extinction
Dinosaur 'sails'
Diquis spheres
Disgust
DISH
Intrinsically disordered proteins
Dispilio tablet
'Dixie' etymology
Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)
DNA evolution
DNA / RNA
'Dog' etymology
Delayed onset muscle soreness
Donepezil
Down syndrome
Dreadlock formation
Dreaming
Drumlins
Protein Domains of Unknown Function
Dupuytren's contracture
Earth's inner core
Earth’s background free oscillations
Earthquake lights
Earthquake prediction
Earworms
Echolocation (object recognition)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Eczema
EDP (skin abnormality)
Electroencephalography
Eel life history
Avian egg shapes
Ego Depletion
Egyptian Obelisk construction
Exercise-Induced Asthma (EIA)
El Tajín
Electric catfish self-immunity
Electromagnetic sensitivity
Electrostatic pollination
Elephant Floppy Trunk Syndrome
EMDR
Emotions
Empathogenic drugs
Enceladus heating
Encephalitis lethargica
Endogenous Retroviruses
Endometriosis
Endophytes
English shipwrecks
English Sweating Sickness
Quantum entanglement
The Envelope Paradox
Environmental plastic degradation
Enzyme catalysis
Epilepsy
Episalvan
Erdstalls
Ergoloid mesylates
Esophageal spasms
Essential Tremor
Euler-Mascheroni constant
Exercise addiction
Expanding monomers
Extracellular vesicles
Facial blood flow oscillation
The Fascia
Fast radio bursts
Fast Blue Optical Transients
Feather evolution
Febrile seizure
FFT bounds
Fibromyalgia
The Fine Structure Constant
Firefly squid
Firefly light display synchrony
Flagella
Flamenco
Flerovium
Flint formation
Flowering plants evolution
Flower Preference
Influenza
Fluoxetine
Flyby anomalies
Functional Neurologic Disorder (FND)
Immune tolerance in pregnancy
Forgetting
Four Color Theorem
Fractional quantum Hall effect (FQHE)
Free will
'Frock' etymology
Frog tongue adhesion
'Frying Pans' (artefacts)
Fujiwara–Moritani reaction
Fusiform Gyrus
Gabapentin
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Galaxies (definition of)
Galaxy formation
Galaxy Rotation Problem
Gamma-ray bursts
Ganser syndrome
Gecko pad adhesion
Gemfibrozil
General Anaesthetics
Genome size
Geobatteries
Earth’s magnetic field
Gestational diabetes
Giant Viruses
Giraffe neck evolution
Glacier Mice
Glasses
Glioblastomas
Global stilling
Glycogen Body (birds)
Gödel's incompleteness theorems
Göbekli Tepe
Gold Catalysis
Goldbach's conjecture
The origins of Golf
Golgi Apparatus
Good's syndrome
Grave's disease
The Gravitational constant
Gravitational singularities
Gravity sensing in plants
Gravity
The Great Depression (causes)
Green tea
Grief
Growing pains
Guillain-Barré syndrome
Hair follicles
Hair greying (canities)
Hallucinogenic fish
Halofantrine
Handedness
Handshake history
Hangover
Hangover Resistance
High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
Happiness and ageing
Harlequin syndrome
Heat and Human Aggression
Heat pain
Origin of the heavier elements
The Heliopause
Heller's syndrome
HELLP syndrome
Hemorrhoids
Henry's pocket
Hepatitis E in pregnancy
Heritable priming
Heroin overdoses
Hessdalen lights
Heterotopic ossification
Hexazine
Hibernation
High Energy Neutrino Bursts
Hindenburg disaster
Hippocampal sclerosis
Hoarding disorder
Hodgkin lymphoma
'Hogmanay' etymology
Holes
Homer
Homochirality
Honeycomb grouper
Hot Flushes (in menopause)
Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD)
High Temperature Superconductivity
'Huguenot' etymology
The Human Chin
Human Evolution
Human population limits
Human running gait
Humour evolution
Huntington's disease
Hybrid vigour
Hydrogen embrittlement
Hypertension
Hypervalent molecules
Hypnic jerks
Hypnosis
Hypofrontality
Inclusion body myositis (IBM)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Ice deformation models
Chloroquine
Linear Elamite
Immunological tolerance
Indus script
Infant Rocking
Infinity
Cosmological inflation
Influenza seasonality
Inner speech
Insect population decline
Insect flight evolution
Instinct and Inheritance
Intelligence
Intelligence inheritance
Intergalactic stars
Interstellar comets
Interstitial cystitis
Intraoperative Awareness
Iodine - Starch test
Ionised air
Irrational numbers
Isoprene emissions from plants
Isotretinoin
Isthmian script
Jetstream migration
Jiahu symbols
Juggler sequences
Jupiter - atmospheric heating
Jupiter - radio aurora
Kawasaki disease
The Kelvin problem (3-D packing)
Keratoconus
Ketamine (treatment for depression)
Ketogenic diet
Khitan scripts
Kidney stones
Kimura disease
King Arthur
Kissing
Kuiper Cliff
Kwashiorkor
Kyrle disease
Labyrinthitis
Lamotrigine
Language Acquisition
Language evolution
Laughter
Leaf fenestration
Legendre's Conjecture
Lehmer's totient problem
Levetiracetam
Lithium-ion batteries
The Liar Paradox
Lichen sclerosis
Liesegang rings
Defining Life
Life on Earth (timespan)
Lightning
Lignin synthesis
Limb Regeneration
Linear A script
Lip colouration
Lithium (treatment for bipolar disorder)
Liturgical Combs
Liubo (ancient Chinese board game)
LLSVPs (superplumes)
Lodestone
'Log' etymology
Lottery ticket swaps
Lunar Rilles
Lupus
Macrophages
Macular degeneration
'Mafia' etymology
Magnesium sulphate
Magnetic monopoles
Magnetoreception
Mal de debarquement
'Malarkey' etymology
Male Pattern Hair Loss
Mammilary bodies
Mantle plumes
The Map Folding problem
Marcescence
Marine calcium carbonate balance
Mars - methane
Mars Ocean
Mass
Mayan Collapse
Maypoles
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
ME / CFS
Meditation
Meissner corpuscles
Melanin and UV protection
Memory
Age-related memory decline
Ménière’s disease
Meningiomas
Menopause
Menstrual synchrony
Meprobamate
Mercury - formation
Mersenne primes
The Mesentery
Mesoamerican nephropathy
Messinian salinity crisis
Metallic catalysts
Metamizole
Metaxalone
Metformin
Global Atmospheric Methane Cycle
Methane hydrates
Methocarbamol
MEWDS
Micro Black Holes
Microbiome interactions
Microgravity Immune Suppression
Microplastics and health implications
Microvascular angina
Midlife Crisis
Migraine
Millisecond pulsars
Mima mounds
Min Min lights
The Mind / Body problem
Minoxidil
Mirror Syndrome
Mirror Therapy
Misattributed Artworks
Misophonia
Missing baryons problem
MLC conjecture
Modafinil
Moles
Monarch Butterfly migration
Monogamy
The Moon formation
The 'Moon Illusion'
The Moral Superiority Illusion
Morning Sickness
Morphea
Moths and light attraction
Motion sickness
Motor Neurone disease
Mouth ulcers (RAS)
The Moving Sofa problem
Mozart's death
Mpemba effect
Multiple sclerosis
Mucociliary Clearance
Multicellular organisms
Multicopy single-stranded DNA
Muon magnetic moment
Muscle memory
Musical appreciation
Musical pitch perception
Mustatils
Myeloma
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - NAFLD
Naked mole-rat - cancer resistance
Naked singularities
Narcolepsy
Narwhal Tusks
Nasal Polyps
Nazca lines
NBNSUC
Non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS)
Neanderthal behaviour
Neanderthal extinction
Negative Mass
Neolithic population decline
Nettle stings
Neural Networks
Neural regeneration
Neurofibrillary tangles
Neuromelanin
Neuropathic pain
Neuropoiesis
Neutral atomic nuclei
Neutrino mass
Neutron CP problem
Neutron decay
Neutron stars
Nicolau Syndrome
Nitrifying bacteria
Novikov conjecture
NS5A inhibitors
The Nuclear Matrix
Nuclear movement in plants
Number of species
Numerical cognition
Nuraghes
Foliar nictinasty
Obesity and cancer
Obsessive-Compulsive disorder
Oceanic CO2 absorption
Octopus camouflage
Odd 'Perfect Numbers'
Odorousness of chemical compounds
Origins of Oil, Gas, and Coal
The Olmec Civilisation
'On Water' reactions
Oncogenes
Oppermann's conjecture
Optic chiasm
Orchid dormancy
Odd Radio Circles
Organogels
Ormeloxifene
Orthostatic hypertension
Osteoarthritis
Osteochondromas
Outfielder problem
The Ouzo Effect
Ovarian aging
Overtraining syndrome
The Oxygen Effect (radiology)
Oxygen Evolving Process (EVP)
Oxyphil cells
Ozone Depletion Events
Ozone depletion anomaly
Autoimmune pancreatitis
Paracetamol
Paraspeckles (cell component)
Parkinson's disease
Parsonage-Turner Syndrome
Paternal age hypothesis
Pearl formation
'Penguin' etymology
Perfect Cuboids
Perforated batons
Periodic Table standardisation
'Pernickety' etymology
Perniosis
Persistent luminescence
Personhood
PES (pseudoexfoliation syndrome)
'Pet' etymology
PFAPA
PFAS pollution
Photic Sneezing
Photodarkening
Photoisomerization
Photomultipler dark rate anomaly
Photonic magnetisation
Photosynthesis
Pi (π) normality
Pica
Pigeon navigation
Pinguecula
Pit Alignments
Placebo effect
Planet formation
Planetary Nebulae structure
Plant communication
Electrical signals in plants
Plasmodesmata
Polymorphous light eruption (PLE)
'Plot' etymology
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
Medically induced coma neuropathy
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic seizure (PNES)
Postoperative cognitive dysfunction - POCD
Pointing (behaviour)
Poliomyelitis
Pollen Tubes
Pollinator constancy
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Polypeptide antibiotics
Positron excess
Post-concussion syndrome
Postpartum depression
Post-polio syndrome
'Prawn' etymology
Pre-eclampsia
Prime Numbers
Primidone
Primordial Soup
Prion replication
Protein Knotting
Protein structuring
Proton Hopping
Proton Mass Calculations
Proton radius puzzle
The Proton Spin Crisis
Psoriasis
Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
Psychedelic drugs
Psychobiotics
Psychogenic pain
Psychosomatic prevalence
Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome - PTLDS
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Pubic Hair
Pumapunku
The Pyramids - construction
Quantum mechanics
Quarks
Queen Mother's birthplace
Radiation hormesis
Radioactive decay
Radioactive decay neutrino anomaly
Radiotrophic Fungi
Raindrop formation
Random numbers
Ranolazine
'Reality' perception
Reboxetine
Redshift quantisation
Referred itch
Relaxors
REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep
Respiratory rhythm
Restless leg syndrome
Reye's syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid nodules
Rhinophyma
Rhythm perception
The Riemann hypothesis
Ringstones
Rogue waves
Rongorongo
Rosacea
RuBisCO anomaly
Rufinamide
'Rule of Thumb' expression etymology
The saccular lung
Salt preferences
Sand dune formation
Spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome
Sarcoidosis
Sarcopenia
The Sardine Run
Saturn's rings
Savant syndrome
Sick Building Syndrome
Schizophrenia
'Schooner' etymology
Schrödinger equation paradox
Scoliosis
Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease
Sea level rises
The 'Sea peoples'
Sea slopes
Sea-slug Kleptoplasty
Sea Star Wasting Disease
Self avoiding walks
Serial position effect
Sexual reproduction
'Shark' etymology
Shingles
Shinrin-yoku (forest therapy)
Schnitzler syndrome
Shoe concealment
The Scholz conjecture
Sichuan papper
Siestas and cardio health
Sighing
Is the Universe a Computer Simulation?
Singlet fission (photo-voltaics)
Health risks of sitting
Sjögren syndrome
Skyquakes
Sleep
Sleepwalking
Supplementary Motor Area
Sense of smell - Olfaction
Snake evolution
Snake venom evolution
Snapping hip syndrome (SHS)
Sneeze center
Snowball Earth
Snowflake formation
'Soda' and 'Sodium' etymology
Sodium aurothiomalate
Solar Cycle
Solar 'dynamo'
Solar flares
Solar spicules
Sonoluminescence
Sopite syndrome
Sorites paradox
Spacetime atoms
Sparrow decline
Spasmodic dysphonia
Definition of species
Species Extinction (mammalian)
Speech perception
Sperm count controversy
Spider web decoration
Sporadic E propagation
Squeaky Sand
St. John's wort
Staebler–Wronski effect
Star formation
Static electricity
The 'stopped clock illusion'
'Strange' matter
Strawberry marks
Stretching
Stromules
Stuttering
Suggestibility
Sulfasalazine
Sunflower sets
Supersymmetry (SUSY)
Synesthesia
Szilassi polyhedron
T Helper Cells
Tail Weaponisation
Taillight shark
Takotsubo syndrome
Tropical Ataxic Neuropathy (TAN)
Tarantism
Taste
TBI Dementia
Tectonic subduction
Telescoping effect
Terrestrial gamma-ray flashes
Sandbox test page
Testosterone and aggression
Tetrahedrane
Transient global amnesia (TGA)
Thalidomide
Thermoception
Thermogenic plants
Thermoregulation
Thermotropism
Third-hand smoke
Thought
Sums of three cubes
Thylacine
Tickling
Time Awareness
Time travel
Arrow of Time
Tinnitus
Tip of the tongue
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
'Toad' etymology
Tolmetin
Tonic Immobility
Tornados
Touch
Tourette syndrome
Toxoplasmosis
Transient synovitis (of the hip)
Travelling salesman problem
Triboluminescent tape
Trigger finger
Triptans
The Trojan Wars
Tropical colourfulness
Trypophobia
TSEs (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies)
Tully Monster
Turbulence
Marine Turtle Migration
Twinning rate and maternal age in humans
Uddanam nephropathy
Ulam's packing conjecture
Ulcerative colitis
Ultraluminous X-ray bursts
Ultratrace elements
Expansion of the universe
Universe shape and size
Unruh effect
Vacuum energy
'Vague' etymology
Valproate
Vascular dementia
Venous Thrombosis
Venus Flytrap mechanism
The origins of viruses
Visual Accommodation
Visual Snow syndrome
Vitamin C deficits
Vitiligo
Vitrified forts
The Voynich Manuscript
Wacker process
Water - its origin
Water molecule chemical bonding
Water clusters
Medicinal drug pollution in waterways
Gastrointestinal weight-loss surgery
Whale 'sailing'
Whale Song
Whale-song pitch decline
Whale spermaceti organ
Invention of the wheel
Whiting events
Wolf domestication > dogs
'Wonky' etymology
Wookey Hole Cave System
Cosmological wormholes
Wrinkly Fingers
Writer's Cramp
Wurtz Fittig reaction
Xerophthalmia
Yardangs
Yawning
Yips
Zebra stripes
Ziegler-Natta catalysts

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