Ryan Bentz

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Squids And Other Invertebrates Can Probably Feel Pain

The ghost of calamari past...<p>Do animals without backbones, such as squids, crabs, and lobsters, feel pain? New research suggests they do.<p>Evolutionary neurobiologist Robyn Crook and colleagues at the University of Texas Health Science Center have recently shown that cephalopods (a group including …

Zoology

Firefly.org | Firefly & Lightning Bug Facts, Pictures, Information About Firefly Insect Disappearance

Glowing, Glowing, Gone.<p><b>Remember watching fireflies light up your yard on hot summer nights? Fireflies are beautiful, mysterious, and magical—and for</b> …

Nature

Nano DOF Fight

Biosphere 2: An American Space Odyssey | Retro Report | The New York Times

Did NSA's PRISM Foil 2009 NY Subway Attack? Signs Point to No.

As noted a couple of days ago at Reason 24/7 - our great newsfeed (follow it on Twitter) - government supporters of the recently revealed NSA "PRISM" …

New, simple theory may explain mysterious dark matter

This proposal, which endows dark matter particles with a rare form of electromagnetism, has been strengthened by a detailed analysis performed by a …

Old Opportunity Mars rover makes rock discovery

<b>Nasa's ageing Opportunity rover on Mars has just made what may be one of its most significant discoveries to date.</b><p>The nine-year-old robot has identified rock laden with what scientists believe to be clay minerals.<p>Their presence is an indication that the rock, dubbed Esperance, has been altered at …

Washington University

USA TODAY Mobile Apps

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

The dirty dozen: 12 products you should avoid

Greener living is all about making changes each day. Sometimes, it's about setting aside unhealthy or resource-hogging products. Here are 12 to avoid.<p>…

Researchers Turn Cement Into Metal Using Lasers

You might be getting a gadget made out of cement soon.<p>A team of<p>alchemistsscientists say they've just figured out a process that turns cement into a metal semi-conductor using lasers.<p><i>Metal sidewalks! Metal buildings! Metal everything!</i><p>Well, no. But it could have make its way into one of your …