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An Astrophysicist Says We Might Not Be Able to Distinguish Aliens From The Laws of Physics

What if dark matter is really just aliens?<p>An astrophysicist has put forward an interesting thought experiment this week: what if a civilisation of …

A Harvard Neuroscience Scheme To Change Decisions In Your Brain

A researcher wants to reverse your choices before you even know you've made them.<p>This week at the British Neuroscience Association, Harvard scientist Gabriel Kreiman described a rather diabolical-sounding experiment: He wants to reverse someone's decision to push a button before the person is even …

Terahertz scanner reveals hidden fresco at Louvre

The famed fresco on the surface was a known fake by the collector or one of his proteges<p><b>A technique based on the same kind of technology used in airport scanners has revealed images beneath a fresco held at the Louvre museum in Paris.</b><p>Trois Hommes Armes de Lances was known to be a fresco forged by …

New music 'rewarding for the brain'

<b>Listening to new music is rewarding for the brain, a study suggests.</b><p>Using MRI scans, a Canadian team of scientists found that areas in the reward centre of the brain became active when people heard a song for the first time.<p>The more the listener enjoyed what they were hearing, the stronger the …