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The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

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Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

Computer Science

Stunning Northern Lights Glow Over the Rocky Mountains

‘Genetic portraits’ offer view of family resemblances

By splicing together images from siblings, parents and children, one photographer is exploring the way in which we inherit our appearances.<p>“Family faces are magic mirrors looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future,” wrote US journalist and author Gail Lumet Buckley. …

Molecular Biology

Thinking That Crystal Fairy Is About Drugs Is Missing The Point

<i>Crystal Fairy & The Magic Cactus</i> opens with cutesy scribbles of road trip imagery disintegrating — in a trippy and cartoonish way — into crystals. …

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