Drones that think.

31 July 2009 grant b 0

Endgadgets prepares us for robot dominance of the skies by 2047: In its recently released “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan 2009-2047” report, the US Air […]

Oh. That smell.

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New Scientist reacquaints us with the smell of fear: Lilianne Mujica-Parodi, a cognitive neuroscientist at Stony Brook University in New York and colleagues collected sweat […]

Good doggie. Smart baby.

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Health Day News reports on a new neuroscience project from Brigham Young University demonstrating the emotional wisdoms of infants. They’ve shown that babies, like Dr. […]

Acid therapy.

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Der Spiegel is sounding the call – psychedelics are coming back to the lab… and helping people heal: “I would welcome it if it were […]

Lights out for Ares?

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New Scientist’s “Short Sharp Science” blog is not very hopeful about the rocket that’s supposed to take us to Mars. Apparently, there was an oversight […]

The Crocodillo

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I can’t figure out why something like this wouldn’t have survived pretty much anything. National Geographic reports on the discovery of an armored, omnivorous, desert-dwelling […]

SONG: Like Salamanders Do

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SONG: “Like Salamanders Do” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Regenerated legs no big trick for salamanders”, Reuters, 1 July […]

Bomb the moon.

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Yeah, we’re gonna do it. Stupid moon, all smug and silvery and sneaky, looking down at us all night long. Scientific American’s right. We don’t […]

Big fish! Hungry fish!

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You may have heard of the giant prehistoric shark called megalodon. And maybe other megafauna, like Megalosaurus or even the mighty mechanical Megasaurus. But LiveScience […]