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Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dec 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An airline recently changed the flight number of plane that a psychic claimed was doomed -- here's why.
Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a 'mother's intuition' helped rescue a Utah girl from an abductor, but a closer look raises questions. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2014 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Every month people choose to suddenly disappear and walk away from their lives. Here's a look at some reasons why. Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Fish don't scream, so what's a scared fish to do? Researchers found that some fish warn others and express their distress by grinding their teeth. Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many popular books are claimed to have been written by the dead through psychics. Continue reading →
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