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February 27th
Over the past 24 hours, Internet users have been locked in an intense, friendship-ending debate… over a dress. A horribly blown out image shows a formal dress that is bright blue with black lace, yet thousands swear that they see the dress as …
February 25th
Part education tool, part neuroscience party trick, the Glassbrain app was first used publicly in 2012 on Mickey Hart, former drummer for the Grateful Dead, to show his brain…
February 25th
In brief, indeed. A scientific journal launched this month publishes "papers" that are 200 words or less. (Most of the papers are more like hypotheses or study proposals…
February 25th
Eyelashes? More like why-lashes. A team of scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology wanted to understand the function eyelashes serve in mammalian species. So…
February 24th
Throw me a line here! Or how about a nanotube? In a new study, biologists discovered that hungry E. coli bacteria are able to request food from their neighbors by sending a…
February 24th
Ever wonder why you always made a mess of your work clothes while carrying a cup of coffee, while your latte-drinking friends generally manage to keep it together? As it…
February 20th
Are you strung out? You're not alone. 37: Percentage of U.S. adults who feel overwhelmed by stress 24: Percentage of U.S. women who report extreme stress, compared to 17…
February 19th
Of course, that's a rough estimate. Depending on the lighting conditions, surface texture, and background color, people may be able to distinguish a few more or a few less…