A man has started a fundraiser to replicate the 9/11 Twin Tower attacks, and it will almost certainly fail. Here's why.
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Slime mold, a unicellular organism at the bottom of the food chain, can learn, a finding that has important implications for understanding the evolution of learning, as well as how many creatures can be 'smart' and successful without a brain.
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Ben Franklin may have thought the only thing that was certain was death and taxes; speaking as a scientist, he was right. Continue reading →
The idea that producing lettuce leads to more greenhouse gases emitted than bacon receives a harsh rebuke. Continue reading →
In an exclusive interview with Joseph Kittinger, he says 'confidence in your team, confidence in your equipment and confidence in yourself' were the key elements to surviving his death-defying 1959 jump from the edge of space.
After living for 18 months in a Mars-like environment outside the International Space Station, some Antarctic fungi were still living and dividing when examined by researchers back on Earth.
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