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Researchers Show Real-Time Dialog With a Dreaming Person Is Possible

Dreams take us to what feels like a different reality. They also happen while we’re fast asleep. So, you might not expect that a person in the midst of a vivid dream would be able to perceive questions and provide answers to them. But a new study reported in the journal Current Biology on February […]

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Puppy born with 6 legs, 2 tails called a ‘miracle’

Every dog owner likely thinks their canine is one of a kind, but a newborn puppy named Skipper is truly unique — she was born with six legs and two tails, according to news reports. Her vets say Skipper may be the first dog to be born alive with her particular set of congenital conditions, […]

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Wearable Bioelectronics: Detecting COVID-19 With a Sticker on Your Skin

University of Missouri engineers are advancing the commercial market for wearable bioelectronics by developing a large-scale manufacturing plan for a customizable device capable of simultaneously tracking multiple vital signs such as blood pressure, heart activity and skin hydration. Credit: University of Missouri A University of Missouri engineer received a grant from the National Science Foundation […]

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I wrote a song with the first Mars sounds recorded by NASA’s Perseverance rover

After NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover landed on the Red Planet last week, Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate, asked the question: “Who’s going to compose the first piece of music with Mars sound?” So I did.  NASA has released a “firehose of data” from Perseverance’s landing, including videos, images and audio […]

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First 3D Sound-Frequency Map for Inner Ear Created With Advanced X-ray Technology

Ear membrane and auditory nerve in the cochlea. The octave bands have been given different colors. Humans can perceive frequencies from 20 Hz (the top of the coil) to 20,000 Hz (the base of the coil). The image also shows the round window, the oval window where sound enters and the facial nerve. Credit: Hao […]

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The Milky Way May Be Swarming With Planets That Have Continents and Oceans Like Earth

“All planets in the Milky Way may be formed by the same building blocks, meaning that planets with the same amount of water and carbon as Earth,” says Professor Anders Johansen. Credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI) According to a new study from the University of Copenhagen, Earth, Venus, and Mars were created from […]

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Weird rodent glows under UV light with disco swirls of pink and orange

In the scientific world right now, it’s mammals’ time to shine — literally.  Researchers are building a growing (and glowing) list of fluorescent mammals, and a new addition, an endearing jumping rodent called the springhare, just leaped into the spotlight, its brown fur lighting up in swirling disco patterns of pink and orange under ultraviolet (UV) […]

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From Russia With Questions: Distinctive Striping Pattern in Siberia Puzzles Researchers

September 15, 2016 Researchers are puzzling over a distinctive striping pattern in the Central Siberian Plateau. Earth science satellites are generally used to observe certain features of the planet—landforms, atmospheric chemistry, ocean patterns. But at the same time, they periodically show us things that few people have seen or even looked for. In February 2020, […]

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Extremists struggle with certain kinds of brain processing, research shows

Scientists have found the psychological signature of people who are likely to hold dogmatic or extremist views.  It makes sense, the researchers said, as people who are dogmatic tend to be impulsive but also slow to process perceptual information. Extremists — regardless of whether they are right-wing or left-wing — also tend to struggle with […]

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