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This Month, Step Inside the Dog's Nose

Even from a block away, I could tell the dog was having a Best Day Ever moment. The dog walked with the bounce of newly melted snow, birds chirp-chirping, and a warm breeze pouring new smells from the street’s nooks and crannies...

March 8, 2015 — Julie Hecht

The Physics of Diving Gannets, Bird Navigation, and Speedy Tiger Beetles

Jen-Luc Piquant was at the APS March Meeting in San Antonio, Texas this week, a longtime favorite conference, and often touted as the largest physics conference of the year, covering a diverse range of topics: biophysics, fluid mechanics, materials (exotic or otherwise), complex systems, quantum mechanics — it’s a treasure trove of cool cutting-edge physics...

March 6, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2015

What innovations are leaping out of the labs to shape the world in powerful ways? Identifying those compelling innovations is the charge of the Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies, one of the World Economic Forum’s network of expert communities that form the Global Agenda Councils, which today released its Top 10 List of Emerging Technologies for [...]..

STAFFMarch 4, 2015 — Mariette DiChristina

What is Déjà Vu?

Déjà vu describes the strange experience of a situation feeling much more familiar than it should. Young people experience déjà vu the most.

March 3, 2015 — Julia C. Teale and Akira R. O'Connor

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