It did no such thing—but the result has become conventional wisdom nevertheless
New understandings in neurobiology are emerging from experiments on Drosophila, raising hopes the tiny insect will aid insights into human cognition and dementia
The idea that our universe is just part of a much vaster cosmos has a long history—and it’s still very much with us
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Courage versus Fear: Keeping Health Risks in Perspective When the Dramatic and Rare Goes Culturally Viral
It was a singular act of courage for Angelina Jolie to so openly reveal her fears and preventive double mastectomy. She just amazes, again and again.
Tet Zoo readers with supernatural memories will doubtless recall the January 2012 article ‘Rigid swimmer’ and the Cretaceous Ichthyosaur Revolution (part I) [link below]...
Connoisseurs of our Guest Blog are likely familiar with the name Kyle Hill, as he has written more than twenty posts there, several of which were big hits.
ScienceSeeker Awards have been announced earlier today. If you are not sure what this is, ScienceSeeker is the main portal for collecting, connecting and filtering science writing online, especially on science blogs (Note: it is a project of ScienceOnline of which I am one of the co-founders and co-chairmen)...
Ed. note: this post appeared previously at Sleights of Mind. Think that your eyes are bigger than your stomach? Well, actually, yes... they are.The Portion Size Illusion is a new variant of an old classic illusion called the Ebbinghaus illusion, in which a circle surrounded by smaller circles looks bigger than the same circle surrounded by bigger circles...
Why are we drawn to tragic heroes much more then to conventional ones? Perhaps because tragic heroes, because of the flaws and ambiguity inherent in their nature, continue to intrigue us long after we have finished admiring the essentially simple and good character of conventional heroes...
Today, Angelina Jolie published an Op-Ed in the New York Times about her decision to get a double mastectomy (removal of breast tissue in both breasts) to reduce her risk of breast cancer...
Future networks must push past current wireless bandwidth limitations
It took longer to get,set up but I am finally trapping. That means I’m collecting data. Woo, hoo! Here is a peek into all of the fun I’ve had working hard in Tanzania!
“The planets have a beat,” said Dr. Oded Aharonson, snapping his fingers. Skyped in from Israel into a Manhattan boardroom on May 10, Aharonson is a scientist who has operated the rover on Mars...
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