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Avoid reading this article at all costs

Has it ever confused you how you can convince people to pursue a specific behavior by telling them to do the opposite of what you wanted? If so, it is...

Pugwash wonders whether internet use is a human right

At last week’s meeting, Pugwash joined Students for Science and Technology Policy to discuss whether the internet is a human right. The question of what...

Novel smart drug delivery techniques may lead to less harmful cancer cure

Developing a cure for cancer is one of the most difficult and most necessary initiatives in modern medicine. As of now, there are numerous treatments...

Researchers determine how brain learns scientific concepts

Research coming out of Carnegie Mellon’s Scientific Imaging and Brain Research Center (SIBR) shows that to learn and understand new physics concepts,...

Algorithm learns to identify anomalous activity online with high degree of accuracy

At the IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security in New York City this month, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...

LSD destabilizes the brain’s “sense of self” neural network

This is your brain on drugs! But more importantly this is also your brain not on drugs. In a series of brightly colored collages of “lit-up” brains, neuroscientists...

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