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Neurons in human skin perform advanced calculations - Umeå University, Sweden

[2014-09-01] Neurons in human skin perform advanced calculations, previously believed that only the brain could perform. This is according to a study …

Retrofuturist Flashback: The Satellite Age

Here we see an 1978 artist's impression of humanity's satellite legacy. The work depicts a wide variety of existing and future satellites, including …

Deep-sea creature shaped like a mushroom may be in a phylum all its own

You've heard of a sea cucumber, but how about a sea mushroom? This week, scientists described a mushroom-shaped sea creature that may be in a phylum all its own.<p>Two species of the newly described animal were found along the bottom of the ocean as deep as 3,200 feet beneath the surface. One is a …

Paleontology

This is the most detailed map yet of our place in the universe

We know that the Earth and the solar system are located in the Milky Way galaxy. But how, exactly, does the Milky Way fit in among the billions of other galaxies in the known universe?<p>In a fascinating 2014 study for <i>Nature</i>, a team of scientists mapped thousands of galaxies in our immediate vicinity, …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

The Science of False Memories

We're the recorded information of all the experiences that came before the present moment. So how do we deal with the knowledge that some of the …

Why do people sing in the shower?

Admit it. You've pulled a Ferris Bueller once or twice in your life while lathered up in the shower and grabbed the showerhead to bust out a tune or …