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Biased Algorithms

AI robots can develop prejudices independent of human error.

Math Is Not a Language

Recent research suggests that math is not a language.

How Fireflies Survive

New research shows how fireflies use their flashing bodies to avoid bats.

Literature and the Brain

A recent study indicates that reading fiction helps improve the brain's capacity for creativity.

Meet The Goblin

The Goblin, 2015 TG387, is a dwarf planet at the edge of our solar system.

Lassen Volcanic National Park May Hold Answers To Evolution

The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.

All The Other Hominins Are Extinct

Modern human beings, Homo sapiens, and our closest relatives are called hominins.

Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

Brain Aging And The Brain's Lymphatic Vessels

In 2018, a team of American and Italian scientists published an important new discovery about the function of the lymphatic vessels around the brain.

How Rainbow Weevils Get Their Rainbow Spots

Meet the rainbow weevil.

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