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Theoretical physics: The origins of space and time

Theoretical physics: The origins of space and time | Interesting Science Articles | Scoop.it
Many researchers believe that physics will not be complete until it can explain not just the behaviour of space and time, but where these entities come from.
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The first 3D-printed human stem cells | ExtremeTech

The first 3D-printed human stem cells | ExtremeTech | Interesting Science Articles | Scoop.it
Will replacement organs 20 years out be printed, grown, or built? 3D printing of organs has just been given a huge boost with the demonstration of the ability to print human stem cells.
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America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

America's Real Criminal Element: Lead | Interesting Science Articles | Scoop.it
New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing.
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Rhesus monkeys chose to starve themselves rather than administer a shock to another rhesus monkey.

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Astronauts could some day use 3D printers to create tools from moon rocks

Astronauts could some day use 3D printers to create tools from moon rocks | Interesting Science Articles | Scoop.it
Future astronauts could one day find a lot of use in 3D printing.
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NASA surprised to spot ice on Mercury - Christian Science Monitor

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Christian Science MonitorNASA surprised to spot ice on MercuryChristian Science MonitorDespite searing daytime temperatures, Mercury, the planet closest to the sun, has ice and frozen organic materials inside permanently shadowed craters in its...
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Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World

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Joe Henrich, Steven Heine and Ara Norenzayan are shaking up psychology and economics with their view of how culture shapes human thought and behavior.
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Many psychological factors believed to be universal among humans have, after testing, turned out to be shaped primarily by culture.

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Leprosy bug turns adult cells into stem cells

Leprosy bug turns adult cells into stem cells | Interesting Science Articles | Scoop.it
Bacteria's mysterious skill could be model for treating other conditions.
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Injuries and deaths due to firearms in the home. [J Trauma. 1998] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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A new model of empathy: the rat

A new model of empathy: the rat | Interesting Science Articles | Scoop.it
In a simple experiment, researchers sought to find out whether a rat would release a fellow rat from an unpleasantly restrictive cage if it could. The answer was yes.
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The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

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Stories stimulate the brain. Metaphors like “He had leathery hands” rouse the sensory cortex.
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Study affirms loss estimates for ice in Greenland, Antarctica

The giant polar ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are losing three times as much ice as 20 years ago, adding to the rising sea level that threatens low-lying coastal areas, according to a new study hailed by scientists as the most accurate...
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