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How to Make a Consciousness Meter

1 hour 29 min ago
Zapping the brain with magnetic pulses while measuring its electrical activity is proving to be a reliable way to detect consciousness

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Peering Within: An Introduction to the November Issue

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Forget Pills and Surgery for Back Pain

1 hour 44 min ago
Many physicians are advocating a simpler approach to treating lower back pain: exercise

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Neutron Star Collisions Create Gold

1 hour 44 min ago
Astrophysicists searching for gravitational waves have finally learned what happens when you crash two neutron stars together--and it's very, very shiny.

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Why People Refuse to Believe Scientists

2 hours 14 min ago
It has nothing to do with science itself

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Our Federal Science Agencies Are in Mortal Danger

3 hours 14 min ago
Whether by strategy or ineptitude or both, the Trump administration is starving them the expertise they need to fulfill their essential functions

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New VR Tech Aims to Take Surround-Sound to New Levels

3 hours 29 min ago
Spatial audio promises immersive virtual experiences that engage more of the senses

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Saving the Endangered Cuban Crocodile

3 hours 59 min ago
Hybridization poses an increasing threat to the nation’s beloved reptile

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Octopus-Inspired Robots: Silicone Skin Can Change Texture for "3-D Camouflage"

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:00pm
Researchers have created a synthetic form of octopus skin that can transform from a flat, 2D surface to a three-dimensional one with bumps and pits

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Gravitational Waves: A Love Song

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:15am
Science songwriter Adam Sakellarides strikes again  

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The Fight over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Is Back

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00am
Congress may soon allow drilling in the wildlife refuge to offset Republicans' planned tax cuts

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Gravitational Wave Astronomers Hit Mother Lode

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:00am
Spacetime ripples from a stellar cataclysm in a distant galaxy help explain the cosmic origins of gold, and chart the course for a new age of “multimessenger” astronomy

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Our Love of Exotic Pets Is Driving Wildlife Decline

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:00am
The wild pet trade may surpass habitat loss as a factor in the growing silence of the natural world

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Women Code Breakers, a World of Endangered Species and Other New Science Books

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:30am
Book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American 

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The Interplanetary Political Football of Space Exploration

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:00am
The National Space Council has been revived, but whether that's good for astronomy, planetary science and space exploration remains to be seen

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Could AI Be the Future of Fake News and Product Reviews?

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:45am
An experiment using a computer algorithm to create deceptive Yelp reviews was disturbingly successful, and could point to bigger problems as artificial intelligence matures

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Gamers Wanted To Attack Food Toxin

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:00am
By playing the online game Foldit, players might help design an enzyme that can stop aflatoxins from making millions sick.

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Bizarre Brain-Implant Experiment Sought to "Cure" Homosexuality

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm
In 1970 a psychiatrist at Tulane University electrically stimulated the brain of a gay man while he had sex with a female prostitute.

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The Fall and Rise of <i>Protoichthyosaurus</i>

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm
Are the rumors true? Is an obscure British ichthyosaur, named in 1979 and all but forgotten, really back from the trash bin of synonymy? Well, let’s find out...

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