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Generating Light Out of the Vacuum

A team of physicists from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg claim they were able to produce sparks of light from....

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'Super Sand' for Better Purification of Drinking Water

'Super Sand' for Better Purification of Drinking Water

Scientists have developed a way to transform ordinary sand -- a mainstay filter material....

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Evolution to the Rescue

Evolution is usually thought to be a very slow process, something that happens over many generations, thanks to adaptive mutations. But environmental change due to....

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City Life Could Change Your Brain for the Worse

A study of German college students suggests that urbanite brains are more susceptible to stress, particularly social stress, than those of....

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Brain Scans Predict Music Sales

In 2007, Gregory Berns, a neuroeconomist at Emory University in Atlanta, studied the neural mechanisms of peer pressure by looking at how teenager’s perceptions....

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The Triumph of New-Age Medicine

The Triumph of New-Age Medicine

Medicine has long decried acupuncture, homeopathy, and the like as dangerous nonsense that preys on the gullible. Again and again, carefully controlled studies

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Honeybees Might Have Emotions

Honeybees Might Have Emotions

Honeybees have become the first invertebrates to exhibit pessimism, a benchmark cognitive trait supposedly limited to “higher” animals.

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SC Announcement

New SuperConsciousness Announcement

Four years ago I began the editorial project called SuperConsciousness. The desire to be part of a change in consciousness in our times, heralded by many throughout the centuries, was the inspiration that gave life to SuperConsciousness Magazine.

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Stress shortens Children’s Telomeres

Stress Shortens Children’s Telomeres

Molecular Psychiatry recently published a long-term study that found Romanian children growing up in orphanages had shorter telomeres than those that were placed in foster care. Telomeres are regions of....

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Ecosystems Behave like Human Bodies

Ecosystems Behave Like Human Bodies

Scientists at the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M) have developed a mathematical model that recreates the behavior of an ecosystem. The model allows....

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