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Legacy of the Stone-Age Mind

Legacy of the Stone-Age Mind

Research suggests we remember better when we’re in survival mode

By | Posted January 29, 2010

How to Build a Living Machine

How to Build a Living Machine

A molecular biologist gives a common organism a remarkable skill using man-made genes

By | Posted January 27, 2010

How Well Do Carbon Footprint Calculators Estimate Your Impact?

How Well Do Carbon Footprint Calculators Estimate Your Impact?

Comparing nine online surveys reveals some discrepancies

By | Posted January 26, 2010

Is Nutria the New Black?

Is Nutria the New Black?

Wearing this rodent on the runway could save Louisiana’s wetlands

By | Posted January 25, 2010

Ever Wondered How Astronomers Search for Habitable Alien Worlds?

Ever Wondered How Astronomers Search for Habitable Alien Worlds?

If other planets like Earth exist, they are light-years away, but that doesn’t stop scientists from looking

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Bionic Bugs

Bionic Bugs

The Defense Department’s attempts to merge insects and electronics are benefiting science more than the military

By | Posted January 22, 2010

Getting Scientific With Psychotherapy

Getting Scientific With Psychotherapy

Science-based accrediting system emerges in clinical psychology

By | Posted January 20, 2010

How can high altitude climbers survive with so little oxygen?

How can high altitude climbers survive with so little oxygen?

In their quest for world’s tallest peaks, many climbers use a drug to manipulate the acid-base chemistry in their bodies

By | Posted January 15, 2010

Skiing Faster Than Ever

Skiing Faster Than Ever

Just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics, researchers are experimenting with different ski coatings and waxes to determine the perfect combination for faster skiing.

By | Posted January 11, 2010

The Shocking Truth: Trees are Electric

The Shocking Truth: Trees are Electric

New circuits tap into electric currents generated by bigleaf maple trees

By | Posted January 8, 2010

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