Category: Science

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To Predict the Future, the Brain Uses Two Clocks

That moment when you step on the gas pedal a split second before the light changes, or when you tap ...

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Gigantic Mammal ‘Cousin’ Discovered

During the Triassic period (252-201 million years ago) mammal-like reptiles called therapsids co-existed with ancestors to dinosaurs, crocodiles, mammals, pterosaurs, ...

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4,000-year-old termite mounds found in Brazil are visible from space

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on November 19 have found that a vast array of regularly spaced, still-inhabited termite mounds ...

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Huge Crater Discovered in Greenland

An international team lead by researchers from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of ...

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Planet found circling neighboring star

Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun. Nearby planets like this are likely ...

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Oldest cave painting found to be at least 40,000 years old

A faint drawing of an animal in a Borneo cave has been determined as the world’s oldest example of figurative ...

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Matter Falls Into Black Hole: 30% Speed of Light

A UK team of astronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the ...

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Uniqueness of Human Neurons Discovered

Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play ...

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Prized fossil found in Rio museum debris

Most of the skull from a prized 12,000-year-old fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire ...

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Saturn: Weird Magnetic Field Makes Things Weirder

Political humorist Mark Russell once joked, “The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed ...