Jonah Barnes Moore

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Baby talk: newborns recall words heard in the womb, research shows

Don't save the baby talk until you've got a newborn to coo at: new research offers provocative evidence that an unborn fetus can not only hear sounds from the outside world, but is actually capable of recalling specific words in the days following birth.<p>In a study out of the University of Helsinki …

The View From Aurland Lookout Is Seriously Vertigo-Inducing

Sometimes nature and architecture can combine to create a unique image and experience.<p>At the Aurland Lookout in the Sogn og Fjordane region of Norway, this is certainly the case.<p>Originally designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen as part of a program on tourist routes commissioned by the …

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want<p>I'd like to comment on topics that I think should regularly be on the front pages but are not -- and in many crucial cases are scarcely mentioned at all or are presented in ways that seem …

Is Voyager 1 really out of the solar system?

It's 36 years since Voyager 1 was dispatched in 1977 on a mission to send back images of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere and volcanic eruptions on one of its moons, Io. Then it was due to travel on to Saturn to examine that planet's intricate system of rings and moons. But after travelling more than …

In regenerative medicine breakthrough, lab-grown human heart tissue beats on its own

Progress in regenerative medicine has been coming fast and furious in recent months: scientists are now using far-out tissue engineering techniques to restore liver function in mice, regrow human muscle, and even implant bioengineered blood vessels into ailing patients. Now, a team at the …

7 Bills That Could Actually Pass

The pro­nounce­ments that this Con­gress is one of the least pro­duct­ive in his­tory have reached a cres­cendo. Of the 25 bills that have been …

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Use of ADHD drugs 'increases by 50% in six years'

<b>There has been a 50% rise in England in the use of drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in six years.</b><p>NHS prescriptions for methylphenidate drugs, including Ritalin, rose from 420,000 in 2007 to 657,000 last year, the Care Quality Commission said.<p>The watchdog warned health workers to …

IRS still hasn't fixed Tea Party problems, GOP says

In the wake of the Tea Party targeting scandal, the IRS is still struggling to manage tax-exempt applications from political organizations, according to witness testimony.<p>WASHINGTON -- Front-line screeners at the Internal Revenue Service don't have any guidance on how to handle tax-exempt …

Today in Music: Michelle Obama Is Releasing a Let's Move! Rap Album

Yes, you read that correctly! Michelle Obama is releasing her debut album next month and it is not just any album; it is a <i>rap</i> album. The First Lady recently enlisted a team of musicians to record * Songs for a Healthier America* as part of her Let's Move! initiative to fight childhood obesity, …

Elon Musk reveals plans for high-speed Hyperloop

In a blog post today, Elon Musk revealed plans for an alpha version of his much-anticipated Hyperloop, an innovative transportation system that would move passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. According to the plans (PDF), the Hyperloop would transport passengers in …

Company linked to outbreak stops shipping to U.S.

Texas has had the most illnesses in the outbreak, 215 so far.<p>The company that distributes a salad mix linked to as many as 535 cases of a diarrheal disease has stopped making and shipping salad mixes from Mexico, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday.<p>The salad mix linked to the outbreak was …

Electric car charging company Ecotality could file for bankruptcy

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Building a market for new technology is never easy, and the one for electric cars has given us ample examples. The latest is …

Bond fallout from Detroit bankruptcy limited so far

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