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Crows’ reasoning ability rivals that of seven-year-old humans
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New Caledonian crows are as good at reasoning as a human seven-year-old, claim researchers. The scientists subjected six wild crows to a battery of tests designed to challenge their understanding of causal relationships. The "water displacement" tasks wer ...[Read more]
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Double Dip: Doctors Paid To Advise, Promote Drug Companies That Fund Their Research
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Research has been seen as less objectionable than other forms of interactions with drug companies, but 10 percent of researchers have multiple ties among the nine companies analyzed. That raises questions about doctors' impartiality. ...[Read more]
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Breakthrough: Physicists calculate mass of heaviest elementary particle
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Scientists participating in four different particle collider experiments joined forces, combined their data, and did together what would've been much harder to do alone: Calculate the mass of the top quark, the heaviest elementary particle. ...[Read more]
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Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the
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Gravitational waves that rippled through the first moments of the Big Bang point to the birth of multiple universes, not just ours. In streetspeak : There are multiple universes in the existence alongside ours ! ...[Read more]
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Sun almost destroyed Earth in 2012
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Citizens of Earth had no idea how close the planet was to getting slammed with a devastating solar flare back in July 2012, but scientists claim we only missed the damaging event by nine days. As noted by Reuters, scientists found that a series of coronal ...[Read more]
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Earth is surrounded by a bubble of bacteria at 33,000 Feet
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Earth's upper atmosphere—below freezing, nearly without oxygen, flooded by UV radiation—is no place to live. But last winter, scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology discovered that billions of bacteria actually thrive up there. Expecting ...[Read more]
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A New Era in Physics has started
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Scientists have heralded a "whole new era" in physics with the detection of "primordial gravitational waves" – the first tremors of the big bang. The minuscule ripples in space-time are the last prediction of Albert Einstein's 1916 general theory of rel ...[Read more]
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Science Deniers Are Freaking Out About “Cosmos”
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If you think the first episode of the new Fox Cosmos series was controversial (with its relatively minor mentions of climate change, evolution, and the Big Bang), Sunday night's show threw down the gauntlet. Pretty much the entire episode was devoted to t ...[Read more]
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There may be a second massive ocean deep beneath the surface
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There may be a second and massive ocean made up of molten minerals under the surface, recent discoveries show. Deep within the Earth, staggering pressures mix with high temperatures to compact regular materials into exotic minerals. Under these extreme co ...[Read more]
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Doctor: ADHD Does Not Exist
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Over the course of my career, I have found more than 20 conditions that can lead to symptoms of ADHD, each of which requires its own approach to treatment. Raising a generation of children and now adults €”who can't live without stimulants is no solutio ...[Read more]
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Handmaidens to Barbarity
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On this day in 1945 the United States demonstrated that it was as morally bankrupt as the Nazi machine it had recently vanquished and the Soviet regime with which it was allied. Over Hiroshima, and three days later over Nagasaki, it exploded an atomic dev ...[Read more]
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