Biology

01.29.16
Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time
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Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time

Researchers at the University of Washington tracked perception at the speed of thought.

By J. Conditt,   01.29.16
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01.19.16
Scientists reanimate tiny frozen animals after 30 years
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Scientists reanimate tiny frozen animals after 30 years

The thawed "moss piglets" bred and produced healthy offspring.

By S. Dent,   01.19.16
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01.18.16
Science: No, you can't be Spider-Man
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Science: No, you can't be Spider-Man

Research shows that humans are just too big to climb walls.

By J. Fingas,   01.18.16
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12.28.15
Tiny cameras spy on crows making tools
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Tiny cameras spy on crows making tools

Scientists have the first footage of tropical crows fashioning tools in the wild.

By J. Fingas,   12.28.15
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12.20.15
Tiny microscope lets you see the smallest-ever inkjet prints
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Tiny microscope lets you see the smallest-ever inkjet prints

Scrona's phone-controlled uPeek can zoom into just about anything, including a record-setting inkjet print.

By J. Fingas,   12.20.15
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12.18.15
Humans are smart because we sleep weird
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Humans are smart because we sleep weird

Duke University research believes that it's not the duration, but the quality.

By D. Cooper,   12.18.15
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11.17.15
Researchers discover the source of animals' natural compasses
11.17.15

Researchers discover the source of animals' natural compasses

They don't use the North Star.

By A. Tarantola,   11.17.15
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11.10.15
Stanford scientists get a little closer to a medical tricorder
11.10.15

Stanford scientists get a little closer to a medical tricorder

Doctors will be able to tell what's wrong with you from across the room by 2030.

By D. Cooper,   11.10.15
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10.27.15
Researchers use video games to test chameleons' vision
10.27.15

Researchers use video games to test chameleons' vision

Thanks to simple video games, scientists know that chameleons really can track separate objects with each eye.

By J. Fingas,   10.27.15
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