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Half of the Facts You Know Are Probably Wrong - Reason.com

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Category: Science

From reason.com

Since scientific knowledge is still growing by a factor of ten every 50 years, it should not be surprising that lots of facts people learned in school and universities have been overturned and are now out of date.

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"Humans May be One of the Early Intelligent Species in the Universe" (Weekend Feature)

Monday, October 8, 2012
Category: Science

From www.dailygalaxy.com

Stable environments in galaxies that were enriched enough to have planets only became available some nine billion years ago and rocky Earth-like planets and larger super-Earths, only some 7 to 8 billion years ago.

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Painkilling chemicals with no side effects found in black mamba venom Not Exactly Rocket Science Discover Magazine

Friday, October 5, 2012
Category: Science

From blogs.discovermagazine.com

The black mamba has a fearful reputation, and it’s easy to see why. It can move at around 12.5 miles (20 kilometres) per hour, making it one of the world’s fastest snakes, if not the fastest. Its body can reach 4.

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Monster Machines: The Supercomputer That Houses An Entire Universe Gizmodo Australia

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Category: Science

From www.gizmodo.com.au

Over a span of two weeks in October, the Mira supercomputer will crank away nonstop, processing quadrillions of operations every second — something that few other machines are currently capable of doing.

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When Networks Network - Science News

Friday, September 14, 2012
Category: Science

From www.sciencenews.org

During the deepest throes of sleep, the body’s support systems run on their own timetables. Nerve cells hum along in your brain, their chitchat generating slow waves that signal sleep’s nether stages.

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The Weatherman Is Not a Moron - NYTimes.com

Monday, September 10, 2012
Category: Science

From www.nytimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/09/magazine/the-weatherman-is-not-a-moron.html?_r=1&ref=magazine

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Does Self-Awareness Require a Complex Brain?

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Category: Science

From blogs.scientificamerican.com

Scientists differ on the difference between consciousness and self-awareness, but here is one common explanation: Consciousness is awareness of one’s body and one’s environment; self-awareness is recognition of that consciousness—not only understanding that one exists, but further understanding that one is aware of one’s existence.

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Autistic individuals are neanderthal hybrids? « EvoAnth

Monday, August 27, 2012
Category: Science

From evoanth.wordpress.com

In short, the NAT is an embodiment of the phrase “a little bit of knowledge is a bad thing.” They’ve gone looking for similarities between autism and neanderthal and stopped when they found them, not bothering to delve deeper and work out whether these traits actually existed in our extinct cousins.

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Scientists Confirm that Memories of Music Are Stored in Different Part of Brain than Other Memories : Science/Tech : Medical Dai

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Category: Science

From www.medicaldaily.com

Scientists have long believed that the ability to learn and appreciate music was stored in a different part of the brain than other types of memories. Now, researchers in Berlin think that they have concluded that theory.

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