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Scientists discover the animal kingdom’s first ‘female penis’

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Scientists have discovered four species of Brazilian insects in which the females possess a penis and the males possess a vagina. This announcement, made today in the journal Current Biology,...

CRISPR Genome Editing Technology Patent

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The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute trumpets its claims to an important genome editing technology.

Meet the doctor who'll grow you a new nose (Wired UK)

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In a hospital in North-West London, noses, ears and windpipes lie disembodied in racks and on table tops

How Americans Die

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Americans die in smaller portions each year, but what kills us is changing.

New-Age Bullshit Generator

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We are in the midst of a cosmic flowering of synchronicity that will remove the barriers to the dreamscape itself.

Lab-grown cartilage used to reconstruct nostrils (Wired UK)

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The biomedicine team at the University of Basel has reported the first ever successful nose reconstruction surgery using cartilage grown in the laboratory

Unique Features of the Human Brainstem and Cerebellum

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The cerebral cortex is greatly expanded in the human brain. There is a parallel expansion of the cerebellum, which is interconnected with the cerebral cortex. We have asked if there are accompanyin...

Sperm RNA carries marks of trauma

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Stress alters the expression of small RNAs in male mice and leads to depressive behaviours in later generations.

Devil in the Room

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This 8-minute documentary enters a world between dream and reality to explore the science – and horror – of sleep paralysis.

No, Weed Won’t Rot Your Brain

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Can casual marijuana use damage the brains of young adults? A new study says yes—but its participants suggest otherwise.

EDAB Inaugurates Neuroscience Outreach Program Awards

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The European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB), in collaboration with the Federation for European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), established two prizes to reward public outreach projects and speci...

'Phantom' quints pregnancy devastates dad-to-be

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A man who believed for months that he was going to be the father of quintuplets instead found out in hospital his girlfriend was never pregnant.

Kids With Rare Disease May Hold Secret to Stopping Viruses

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A brother and sister with an extremely rare genetic condition have a stunning ability to fight off viruses — an ability that could lead to a new family of an...

Stanford engineers design video game controller that can sense players' emotions

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Stanford engineers have developed what could be the next big thing in interactive gaming: handheld game controllers that measure the player's physiology and alter the gameplay to make it more engaging.

Valeria Lukyanova, the Human Barbie Doll

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Michael Idov travels to meet with the Eastern Bloc Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, and discovers that her world is far more bizarre and twisted than anything in the photos

Aldous Huxley, Psychedelics Enthusiast, Lectures About "the Visionary Experience" at MIT (1962)

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Today, those who get 'turned on' to Aldous Huxley (as they might have said back in the 1960s) get it through his books: the dystopian novel Brave New World, usually, or perhaps the mescaline memoir The Doors of Perception.