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Male and female brains: the REAL differences

The recent study which “confirms” the differences between male and female brains has been roundly criticised by neuroscientists. However, there are some genuine differences that cannot be denied<p>Unless you’ve been trapped in a lead-lined sensory-deprivation chamber this week, you’ve probably heard …

Top 10 science and tech books for December: Brains, refrains and immortal souls

Now you can tell how your mind works, how music affects it and what will happen to it after you die<p>Top Brain, Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights into How You Think<p><b>Stephen Kosslyn and G Wayne Miller</b><p>Shedding light on the "left brain vs. right brain" theory, and how our brains work.<p><b>Beyond the God</b> …

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Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

Newly discovered mechanism could help researchers understand ageing process and lead to ways of slowing it down<p>A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same …

APOD: Three Galaxies and a Comet (2013 Oct 20) Image Credit & Copyright: Miloslav Druckmuller (Brno University of Technology) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap131020.html Explanation: Diffuse starlight and dark nebulae along the southern Milky Way arc over the horizon and sprawl diagonally through this gorgeous nightscape. The breath-taking mosaic spans a wide 100 degrees, with the rugged terrain of the Patagonia, Argentina region in the foreground. Along with the insider's view of our own galaxy, the image features our outside perspective on two irregular satellite galaxies - the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. The scene also captures the broad tail and bright coma of Comet McNaught, the Great Comet of 2007. Currently, many sky enthusiasts are following the development of Comet ISON, a comet which might become the Great Comet of 2013. http://www.zam.fme.vutbr.cz/~druck/ http://www.vutbr.cz/en/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=131020 #APOD