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Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which we live our ordinary …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

RNA's Secret Life Outside the Cell

For decades, researchers have been finding DNA and its sister, RNA, circulating in the body, outside the safe interior of cells where these molecules …

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

During Sandy, Flickr Uploads Mirrored Atmospheric Pressure

The photo-sharing service could be a way to track whether people are paying attention to a storm.<p>During Hurricane Sandy, people took to the streets (or at least peeked out the window), documenting the storm on social media, uploading images and updates of the destruction. On Flickr, a new paper in</i> …