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Doesn't matter where or when they come from, Sgt. Keegan does not like roaches!
Rapid thawing of the permafrost needs to be incorporated into climate change models
Two possible new strategies for SETI
Tiny brain region, big impact
Music's effect on animals is species-specific, and seems to require sounds similar to those an animal has encountered in their environment.
Could the Casimir Effect be responsible for the universe's accelerating expansion?
Are we facing an "Andromeda Straini" scenario?
Humans are unique. So is every species
Climate research in spaaaaaace!
Wish music really did soothe the savage beast: we could erect giant speakers in Washington DC and solve all of our issues with the proper playlist
There must be "Hulks" all over the universe
we think that hearing a voice from so long ago will be an unforgettable experience
Scientist duplicates Puppeteer feat
from an era before the dinosaurs
In his new book, The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Our Conscious Brains, neuroscientist Joseph Ledoux assigns himself the simple tasks of explaining how consciousness developed
Zero G seems to have interesting effects on cancer cells
There is no dark matter, there is only information.
Of course having sex reduces anxiety and depression: you're no longer anxious and depressed about not having sex.
Andromeda Strain, anyone?
it could very well be the case that exposure to dogs had some benefit for the children's developing immune systems.
If you're a fan of cats who exist as a probability cloud, this stuff is for you
While some women experience pregnancy and childbirth as joyful, natural and fulfilling, others find themselves recoiling in horror at the physical demands
A nanoparticle influenza vaccine developed at Georgia State University proved effective in mice
Research of site specimens suggests that the forebearers to modern plants evolved much earlier than expected.
Provided it gets through the launch, the orbital manuevers, maintains communications, doesn't suffer from glitches and makes a successful landing, we're in for some really cool discoveries
Astronauts are very excited to be playing with fire in space
Medical Professionals and our representatives should honor science instead of lobbying and marketing efforts by pharmaceutical companies
Consciousness, a phenomenon responsible for your ability to read and understand these words, often feels like a given
There are lots of animals from this period of time that were bizarre and interesting but we don't know much about them at all.
The discovery of past life on Mars would be revolutionary