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Learning juicy details about someone can change the way you see them — literally, according to a new study.
Learning negative information about people can change the way you see them — literally, according to a new study. It's an unconscious response orchestrated by your brain's visual processing system, and it may have helped early humans exploit gossip to get ahead.
May 19, 2011 The red-crested tree rat hadn't been seen by scientists for more than a century — until this May. The guinea pig-sized creature, with a fiery-red patch of fur on its head and a long black and white tail, was spotted by two conservationist volunteers working in Columbia.
May 16, 2011 Astronomers at the SETI Institute say California's budget crisis has forced the shutdown of the Allen Telescope Array, a powerful tool in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.