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Day and Night

by ConroyA day/night map of the worldJust a few days ago, September 23rd to be precise, was the September equinox. The date when the sun passes the Equator on its southward... Read more

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Computers SEE What Humans Are Thinking? Well, Maybe...

Scientists, for the first time ever, used brain imaging to determined what moving images a person is seeing. What enabled this breakthrough was a brain imaging technique called... Read more

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    Planet with Suns Discovered; Researchers Nickname “Tatooine”

    Scientists have announced the discovery of a new planet, Kepler 16-b, which has two suns. Is this a new Tatooine, Luke Skywalker's home planet in Star Wars? Or... Read more

    The 16 September 2011 by   Periscope
    ASTRONOMY, SOCIETY, CURRENT
  • Day and Night

    Night

    by ConroyA day/night map of the worldJust a few days ago, September 23rd to be precise, was the September equinox. The date when the sun passes the Equator on... Read more

    The 28 September 2011 by   Conroy
    ASTRONOMY
  • The Biology of Stimulants, Or Why You Can’t Stay High Forever

    Biology Stimulants, Can’t Stay High Forever

    An essay on the losing battle for perpetual reward. The amphetamine high, like the cocaine high, is a marvel of biochemical efficiency. Stimulants work... Read more

    The 28 September 2011 by   Dirkh
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  • What Do We Mean When We Talk About Craving?

    What Mean When Talk About Craving?

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    The 15 September 2011 by   Dirkh
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    The 01 September 2011 by   Dirkh
    HEALTH, PSYCHOLOGY
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    UARS Satellite Re-Enters Atmosphere

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    The 23 September 2011 by   Periscope
    SOCIETY, CURRENT
  • The Purpose Of Bird-Egg Coloration

    Purpose Bird-Egg Coloration

    image credit Want to see an enduring source of scientific dispute and perplexity? Go to your refrigerator, open a carton of eggs, and look at their speckles.... Read more

    The 23 September 2011 by   Gerard
  • Is Google Changing The Way We Think?

    Google Changing Think?

    Is Google making us stupid or is it in fact an extension of our knowledge. ‘Google and Memory’ is an infographic by onlinecolleges.net that compiles data... Read more

    The 23 September 2011 by   Utpalpande
    TECH
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    Electron Microscope Food Pictures

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    The 16 September 2011 by   Gerard
  • Can Things Travel Faster Than Light? Possibly.

    Things Travel Faster Than Light? Possibly.

    The entire world could be shaken to its foundations, as physicists claim to have observed certain particles travelling faster than the speed of light. So was ol... Read more

    The 23 September 2011 by   Periscope
    PHYSICS, SOCIETY, CURRENT