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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,...

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.

One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic Seizures : Shots

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Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.

The brainstorm that changes teenagers into adults

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Adolescence can be a hard time, both for teenagers and the people unfortunate enough to live with them. New research is shedding light on this difficult period, and busting the myth of the hormone-controlled youth, writes Lynne Malcolm.

How to create a successful science blog

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Setting up your own science blog is a great way to publicise a field that is close to your heart, hone your writing skills and make a name for yourself

Finding a roadmap to achieve large neuromorphic hardware systems

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Neuromorphic systems are gaining increasing importance in an era where CMOS digital computing techniques are meeting hard physical limits. These silicon systems mimic extremely energy efficient neu...

Is It Time For Us To Take Astrology Seriously?

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In an April marked by angry eclipses portending unexpected change, the ancient, long-debunked practice of astrology and its preeminent ambassador might be weirdly suited for the 21st century.

Cannabis Chemistry

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In our latest Reactions video, we explain the chemistry behind marijuana's high, and investigate what scientists are doing to ensure that newly-legalized wee...

Hunger Gains: A New Idea of Why Eating Less Increases Life Span

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Researchers propose a new evolutionary reason for why many underfed lab animals live longer

From 'goof' to maths genius thanks to a blow to the head

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Jason Padgett is one of the world's few 'sudden savants' – able to drawelaborate geometric fractals following a brain injury which changed hislife.

Narrowing of neck artery without warning may signal memory and thinking decline

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For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that narrowing of the carotid artery in the neck without any symptoms may be linked to problems in learning, memory,thinking and decision-making, compared to people with similar risk factors but no narrowing in the neck artery, according to a study released ...

How to avoid common mistakes in science writing

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Akshat Rathi: As the deadline looms for entries to the Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, these tips will help you avoid eight common pitfalls

Brainiac Says We'll All Be Part of the 'Brain-Net' Someday

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Physicist Michio Kaku isn't afraid of scientific frontiers, whether it's the super-subatomic world of string theory or the mind-bogglingly big world of the a...

Future of Technology

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Americans are largely optimistic about the long-term future of scientific progress, but concerned about some changes that might occur in the near future.

Video: Josie Cunningham plans abortion so she can star on BIG BROTHER

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The wannabe celeb says her career is worth more than the life of the unborn child she made with a Premier League footballer or client while working as an escort

How Americans Die

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

Freud’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic

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"You have to listen carefully. The unconscious mind is crafty."While Freud may have engineered his own myth and many of his theories may

Ditch the 10,000 hour rule! Why Malcolm Gladwell’s famous advice falls short

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Contrary to what the bestselling author would tell you, obsessive practice isn't the key to success. Here's why

1950's LSD Experiment

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This footage accompanied the 'In Case of Emergency Break Glass' gallery presentation. SOURCE:...