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Alcohol Boosts Recall (and, Usually, Regret)

Alcohol boosts recall of earlier learning ...

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Within a Watery Moon: New Analysis of Lunar Interior

Scientists spy new evidence of water in the moon's interior ...

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Summer Superfood Alert: Red Algae

What makes red algae so different and why should we care? ...

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Bigger than Huge: Saraswati redefines ‘Massive’

Indian astrophysicists identify megastructure of galaxies 4 billion light-years away...

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Would You Trust a Car to Make an Ethical Decision?

Self-driving cars may soon be able to make moral and ethical decisions as humans do ...

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Resisting Cosy Nostalgia at the Science Museum (Radiophonic Workshop, live)

Traversing a temporal and cultural fault-line between then and now...

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Can We Really Do Spatial Audio? (Seeing With Your Ears)

Novel acoustics project aims to improve virtual reality and explore ear shape effects on 3-D sound...

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Hard, hard, hard… chewy: Glassy Carbon

New form of carbon that's hard as a rock, yet elastic, like rubber ...

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A Handful of Dust (Whitechapel Gallery)

All we are is dust in the wind. Whitechapel Gallery retread the inestimable wisdom of Kansas (and T.S. Eliot)...

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Eat Yourself Sozzled: Tracking the Alcohol in Red Wine Sauce

Can you get intoxicated by pouring beer or wine into your sauce or stew? New research provides the answer...

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Softer Handshakes? How to Avoid Mass Environmental Destruction

New report paints a picture of the value of biodiversity, the threats it faces and the window of opportunity we have to save species before it's too late...

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Could Artificial Photosynthesis = Global Cooling? Ask a Boffin

Scientist invents way to trigger artificial photosynthesis to clean air ...

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Asteroids: If the impact doesn’t get you, what will?

In an asteroid impact, violent winds, shock waves from impacts pose greatest threat to humans...

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Sci-Fi London: Film, Music, Literature and Canine Cosplay #SFL17

Ten days of sci-fi film, live music, immersive experiences and more...

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Scary Moment? Set Brain to ‘BRAVE’ for Fear Management

Weakening communication between two parts of the brain in mice reduced their fear levels...

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The Slippy Search for Longer Lasting Sunscreen

A beach lover's dream: A step toward long-lasting sunscreen ...

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Visceral Viewing: Screenwriting for the Human Brain(s)

Effective screenwriters not only aim for psychological effect - they seek to create 'visceral viewing'....

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Unseasonable Weather? Blame Liberals!

Democrats and Republicans draw different conclusions when seasons are too hot or too cold ...

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Turn Those Northern Lights OFF! They’re Messing With My GPS.

New research on northern lights will improve satellite navigation accuracy ...

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Stop Playing God! The Downside to Resurrecting Extinct Species

Resurrecting extinct species might come at a terrible cost ...

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Arcuate Striations: The Clue to Life on Mars

Researchers pinpoint watery past on Mars ...

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Bite Me, Reptiles! Mammals Had Venom First

A kiss of death -- mammals were the first animals to produce venom ...

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Neurocinematic Testing – The Applications

We know that certain stimuli can provoke certain reactions. How can we use that knowledge though? ...

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That’s Siiiick! Michigan State’s Bacteria Detector

Faster way of detecting bacteria could save your life ...

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One We Haven’t Ruined Yet: Geologists Find Lost Continent

Researchers confirm the existence of a 'lost continent' under Mauritius ...

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Failing Upwards: The Perpetual Motion of Elected Fraud

Trump's repeated 'failing upwards' is only one sort of perpetual motion. ...

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Staggering Scenes: The Fine Art of Neurocinematic Studies

On the treadmill, no-one can hide. New techniques of pre-testing audience response...

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Neurocinematic Testing: Will It Make You Scream?

t is always hard to predict the response of a massed audience, and almost impossible to objectively assess creative works. In the present information boom and flourishing ‘attention...

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Alternative Facts and Science Skepticism

Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism ...

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Donald Trump Moth Discovered… On the Mexican Border

New species of moth named in honor of Donald Trump ahead of his swearing-in as president ...

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