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Cage Match

How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting<p>Greg Jackson, the single most successful trainer in the multi-billion-dollar sport of professional mixed martial arts fighting, works out of a musty old gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, not far from the base of the Sandia Mountains. On a recent …

Mount Everest, amphetamines, and the ethics of experiment

John Hunt, the leader of the 1953 British Mount Everest expedition, was an exceptional strategist and logician. When the Swiss attempts to climb …

A Cannabinoid That Looks Like THC Could Be Key To Diagnosing PTSD

Researchers have pinpointed a set of biological markers that could help diagnose PTSD--and, eventually, treat it.<p>A molecular imaging study has pinpointed a set of biological markers that could help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder more accurately, and might even lead to a pharmacological …

The otter: return of the elusive movie star

Naturalist<p>While we were screaming at Beatles, the swinging sixties were dark days for our otters.<p>At the depths of their decline in the 1970s, healthy populations could only be found in Scottish strongholds beyond the reach of harmful pesticides.<p>Even before their dramatic population problem, the …

Element of the week: francium | video

This week's element is francium, which has the symbol <b>Fr</b> and the atomic number <b>87</b>.<p>Francium is a highly radioactive alkali metal that is vanishingly …

Music, Inside Out

What would it be like to be a string that made music? Not anything simple, like a guitar string or a cello string, but a magical string, a sine curve that's taut then loose, that doubles then doubles again, that sheds then dissolves into showers of notes — a flaming, sighing, looping, dissolving …

How brain lets eyes track 95 mph fastball - Futurity

UC BERKELEY (US) — Our brain “pushes” forward moving objects to look closer than they …