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Scientists Manipulate and Erase Memories

Drugs and other therapies may soon be able to alter or even delete recollections selectively. For decades scientists believed that long-term memories were immutable—unstable for a few hours and then....

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The Effects of Magic Mushrooms on the Brain

Psychopharmacologists Robin Carhart-Harris and David Nutt of Imperial College London have recently published the results of their study, which used fMRI technology to record the effects of psilocybin on the brain. The scans indicated that....

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Folding Electric Microcar Is Headed for Production

The Hiriko has four-wheel drive, seats two and has a range of more than 60 miles. The wheelbase collapses, allowing the....

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Using Technology to Predict the Future

Backed by the Office of Naval Research, the researchers are currently developing a technology that would take Internet scanning to another level. The program is called E-Meme, short for....

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Quick Fixes for Our Atmosphere

A group of scientists have recently published a paper that outlines 14 ways to clean our air quickly. Want to know the best part? They claim the methods would pay for themselves in the long run by reducing....

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Ayur-Biology: Blending Tradition with Science

A new facility in Bangalore, India aims to join chemists and Ayurvedic practitioners together in order to give scientific backing to the ancient practice. The Institute of....

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Signs of Ageing Halted in the Lab

The onset of wrinkles, muscle wasting and cataracts has been delayed and even eliminated in mice, say researchers in the US....

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Science & Art Gallery Goes Global

The Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is devoted to merging art and science in order to get young people interested in both disciplines. Open since 2008, the....

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Sony's Bio Battery Turns Waste Paper Into Electricity

The technology generates electricity by turning shredded paper into sugar which in turn is....

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Link Between Earthquakes and Tropical Cyclones: New Study May Help Scientists Identify Regions at High Risk for Earthquakes

A groundbreaking study led by University of Miami (UM) scientist Shimon Wdowinski shows that earthquakes, including the recent 2010 temblors in....

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