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August 23, 2017

 

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Goodnight, Sleep

As early as their 20s, people can experience a decline in the efficiency of their sleep receptors.

August 22, 2017

 

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Interruptions And Work-Place Errors

In some occupations, the more highly skilled employees are more likely to make mistakes after being interrupted.

August 21, 2017

 

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Developing Better Artificial Intelligence

The memristor is a machine that mimics the functions of a human brain's synapses.

August 18, 2017

 

A diorama of sea creatures

Picture The Hyolith

Until recently, the hyolith resisted classification on the evolutionary tree of life.

August 17, 2017

 

A child wearing eclipse glasses

Proper Eye Protection For A Solar Eclipse

Make sure to have the proper eyewear for the August 21st solar eclipse.

August 16, 2017

 

A baby chimpanzee facing the camera.

Do Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead?

Chimpanzees may care for the bodies of their deceased relatives.

August 15, 2017

 

a bumble bee on a cluster of flowers

Bumblebee Footprints

Bumblebees know which flowers are the most promising food sources.

August 14, 2017

 

an illustration of a young woman being approached by a crow

Hansel And Gretel And Scientific Methods

Researchers who specialize in fairy tales are borrowing methods from biologists.

August 11, 2017

 

a gold ouroboros engraved on stone

Autocannibalism

Autocannibalism is when animals eat parts of their own bodies.

August 10, 2017

 

A fish in a fish tank.

Evolving Fish Vision

Ancient fish that had evolved better eyesight may have hunted like crocodiles.

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