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In Experiments, Caffeine Accelerates the Brain’s Verbal Processing

In Experiments, Caffeine Accelerates the Brain’s Verbal Processing | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A new study shows that the equivalent of a few cups of coffee can help us process words more quickly and accurately...
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University of Miami Presents Robocane

Robocanes is a five member team of robots that can learn from experience, make split-second decisions and communicate with one another.

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Bioinspired robot meets fish: Robotic fish research swims into new ethorobotics waters

Bioinspired robot meets fish: Robotic fish research swims into new ethorobotics waters | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
New research is illuminating the emerging field of ethorobotics -- the study of bioinspired robots interacting with animal counterparts. They studied how real-time feedback attracted or repelled live zebrafish.
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Leonardo fossil sketch may depict early nests

Leonardo fossil sketch may depict early nests | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A network of burrows formed half a billion years ago may may push back parenting by 200 million years.
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Brain Waves Make Waves - Science News - redOrbit

Brain Waves Make Waves - Science News - redOrbit | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Listening abilities depend on rhythms in the brain...
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Tech: Man Controls Robotic Hand with Mind : Video : Discovery News

Tech: Man Controls Robotic Hand with Mind : Video : Discovery News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
For a month, Pierpaolo Petruzziello's amputated arm was connected to a robotic limb, allowing him to feel sensations and control the arm with his thoughts.
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Bluebrain | Year Three

Scientific American article and Q&A with Director Noah Hutton about Bluebrain Year 3: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bluebrain-documentary-premiere.…...
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Human Brain Is Wired for Harmony | Wired Science | Wired.com

Human Brain Is Wired for Harmony | Wired Science | Wired.com | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Since the days of the ancient Greeks, scientists have wondered why the ear prefers harmony.
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Are Humans Becoming Less Intelligent?

Are Humans Becoming Less Intelligent? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/12/2012 12:34 PM EST on LiveScience Humans may be gradually losing intelligence, according to a new study. The study, published today (Nov.
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UH-OH: WIll Clouds Thwart Eclipse-Watchers?

UH-OH: WIll Clouds Thwart Eclipse-Watchers? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
SYDNEY -- Tens of thousands of tourists, scientists and amateur astronomers who traveled from around the world to see a total solar eclipse in northern Australia may be getting shortchanged by the weather.
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THROUGH THE WORMHOLE: Is The Universe Alive ? | S03E03 [3/3]

As scientists peer across the galaxy, a new revelation emerges: The universe is shockingly organic. Are the secrets to the life and death of the universe hid...
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Solar eclipse at sunrise. Jan 4 2011 (time-lapse)

Solar eclipse (less than 80 per cent) partially cloudy. Shot in Lilleby, Gothenburg, Sweden 2011-01-04 between 9.34 and 9:50 hrs. Canon EOS550d/T2i. Nikkor 1...
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Amazing Leonid Meteor Shower Photos Captured By Stargazers

Amazing Leonid Meteor Shower Photos Captured By Stargazers | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The Leonid meteor shower of 2012 peaked early Saturday, Nov. 17, delighting stargazers.
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Nanotech device mimics dog's nose to detect explosives

Nanotech device mimics dog's nose to detect explosives | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Engineers have designed a detector that uses microfluidic nanotechnology to mimic the biological mechanism behind canine scent receptors.
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Science of the autumn 'spectacular'

Science of the autumn 'spectacular' | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Raef Johnson from the National Arboretum in Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, explains how different species of tree put on their seasonal autumn show...
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Snapshots explore Einstein’s unusual brain

Snapshots explore Einstein’s unusual brain | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Photos reveal unique features of genius’s cerebral cortex.
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The Unconscious Brain Can Do Math: Scientific American

The Unconscious Brain Can Do Math: Scientific American | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Humans might be able to unconsciously perform complex tasks like reading and learning...
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Remixed brain waves reveal soundtrack of the human brain

Remixed brain waves reveal soundtrack of the human brain | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists have combined and translated two kinds of brain wave recordings into music, transforming one recording (EEG) to create the pitch and duration of a note, and the other (fMRI) to control the intensity of the music.
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Gallery: Strange Nebula Shapes, What Do You See?

Gallery: Strange Nebula Shapes, What Do You See? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Wispy nebulas come in all shapes across the universe. What do you see?
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Total Solar Eclipse of 2012: November's Sun Spectacle Explained (Gallery)

Total Solar Eclipse of 2012: November's Sun Spectacle Explained (Gallery) | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
These maps and charts will help you view the total solar eclipse of Nov. 13-14, 2012.
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Scientists Create 'Perfect' Invisibility Cloak

Scientists Create 'Perfect' Invisibility Cloak | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The days when invisibility cloaks were confined to the world of "Harry Potter" may soon be over. Physicists at Duke University announced Monday that they had successfully cloaked an object with "perfect" invisibility.
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NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth

Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone? Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling CGI, "Fi...
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Model-Dependent Realism - Intro4All

http://www.science4all.org/le-nguyen-hoang/model-dependent-realism/ Model-Dependent Realism was introduced by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow in 2010 in...
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