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This old study aid for math turns out to have a scientific basis | Ars Technica

Study shows simply tracing over what you're learning about makes it easier to remember.<p>Since the early 20th century, teachers at Montessori schools …

Mathematics

Where Everything Is in the Solar System, Right Now

Among the many wonderful things that NASA does, it maintains open-access scientific data on the positions and motions of known natural objects in the …

Astronomy

Graphene shown to safely interact with neurons in the brain

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how it is possible to interface graphene - a two-dimensional form of carbon - with neurons, or nerve …

InterAct

11 timeless lessons from a book that changed billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes' life

Holmes has always been intense and pragmatic, and one book that she read in her formative years helped harden her resolve.<p>When she left Houston for Stanford University in 2002 to study chemical engineering as an undergraduate, her parents sent her with a copy of Marcus Aurelius' "Meditations," …

Peer-Reviewed

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

Evolution

A Battery Pack That’s Powered by Your Bike

If you bike often, then it might be a good idea to take all that extra energy you’re creating and put it to good use. Perhaps with the Siva Cycle …

Clean Energy

New Cross-Stitched Microbes and Germs by Alicia Watkins | Colossal

<p>It’s been a year since we last stumbled onto these embroidered germs and microbes by Alicia Watkins (previously). Her comprehensive menagerie of …

Microbiology