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Do we Unconsciously Pursue Goals? - Free Will?

Do we Unconsciously Pursue Goals?

Goal pursuit has traditionally been considered a conscious act. Recent discoveries, however, have caused a reevaluation of the causal relationship between deciding to act and the actions themselves. In a review of the unconscious will, researchers Ruud Custers and Henk Aarts state...

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Physical sensations and how we see the world - Physical to mental link

Physical Sensations and How We See the World

In 2008, researchers found that holding a cup of warm coffee influences the holder to see others as emotionally warmer. This year, Joshua Ackerman, a psychologist...

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Think Plant Think! - Plants can think.

Think Plant Think!

According to the findings of a recent experiment by Professor Stanislaw Karpinski from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland, plants can think...

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Michelangelo’s Secret Drawing - Sacred Knowledge in the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo’s Secret Drawing

Michelangelo was known for being an enthusiastic student of human anatomy, and although few of his anatomical drawings have survived, two professors from Johns Hopkins now believe they have found a rare...

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Perpetual Solar Flight - Aicraft Powerd by solar energy over night.

Perpetual Solar Flight

On April 7, 2010 the Solar Impulse HB-SIA, a completely carbon fiber aircraft with a 208- foot wingspan and weighing 3,520 pounds, completed its first successful flight...

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Quantum Machines Have Arrived

Quantum Machines Have Arrived

A team of scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne led by Tobias Kippenberg is close to creating gizmos that move according to the rules of quantum mechanics...

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Nap to Increase Cognition

Nap to Increase Cognition

The results of a recent sleep study at the University of California at Berkeley show that volunteers who took a ninety-minute nap during the day performed better on a cognitive test than those who remained awake...

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Quantum Mechanics and Algae

Quantum Mechanics and Algae

It is now believed that the microscopic organisms in algae use an important property of quantum mechanics to boost the efficiency of the photosynthesis process. Researchers performed a series of experiments on cryptophytes...

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Beam me up Scotty!

Beam me up Scotty!

Five years after successfully teleporting information, Masahiro Hotta of Tohoku University, Japan has developed a theory that proves energy can be teleported the same way...

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To Shod or Not to Shod

To Shod or Not to Shod

Researchers have recently discovered that sneakers and other sports shoes alter our natural gait. This raises concerns that sports shoes may promote injuries, instead of prevent them...

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