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46 /hr. Mystery of 'ocean quacks' solved

The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report. - 2 hours, 25 minutes

131 /hr. Scientists Unravel Mystery of Flying Squid

By Valarie Chapman We have only studied a small portion of the world’s oceans – leaving us plenty of room for surprises.  In one great recent surprise, researchers at Hokkaido University have prove... - 2 hours, 50 minutes

43 /hr. Amazingly Vivid Dino Illustrations Reveal a Brutal Prehistoric World | Science | WIRED

Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture at Wired.com. - 7 hours, 35 minutes

25 /hr. How This Renoir Used to Look

When conservators at the Art Institute of Chicago wanted to find the missing pigment in a portrait by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, they used laser light to reveal the original hues. - 8 hours, 25 minutes

25 /hr. Photographer Documents the Oldest Living Things on Earth in Fascinating Photo Book

Rachel Sussman's quest to document some of the oldest living things on Earth before they become the newly extinct has been going on for nigh on a decade. B - 8 hours, 45 minutes

120 /hr. Lytro changed photography. Now can it get anyone to care?

"Okay, can I take it out of the box now?" Lytro product director Colvin Pitts wants to show me the camera he’s been working on since 2007. He cautions that it’s just an early model,... - 9 hours, 15 minutes

23 /hr. Promising drug for Duchenne back on track at FDA

Updated FDA guidance follows months of internal deliberations, public campaigns by patient groups. - 9 hours, 25 minutes

914 /hr. Dogs (and Cats) Can Love

Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances. - 9 hours, 55 minutes

43 /hr. Asteroid impact risks 'underplayed'

A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation. - 10 hours, 4 minutes

66 /hr. US Leading the Path to Mars: NASA Chief Charles Bolden (Op-Ed)

NASA has long held the lead in the exploration of Mars, and that trend will continue, says NASA administrator Charles Bolden. - 12 hours, 55 minutes

25 /hr. Nanometer-Scale Magnet Makes Tiny, Powerful MRI - IEEE Spectrum

Harvard researchers produced miniscule MRI capable of generating 3-D images composed of individual electron spins - 13 hours, 5 minutes

144 /hr. Want To Become A Billionaire? Just Solve One Of These 10 Problems

Warning: These are some tough problems. - 14 hours, 4 minutes

138 /hr. Brain Control in a Flash of Light

Karl Deisseroth is among a group of scientists who have been working on a way to turn brain cells on and off using genetic engineering and light. - 14 hours, 25 minutes

231 /hr. Physicists Say Consciousness Might Be a State of Matter — NOVA Next | PBS

Theoretical physicist Max Tegmark says that consciousness might be a state of matter, which he calls perceptronium. - 15 hours, 29 minutes

146 /hr. Scientists have found a potential cure for Ebola (Science Alert)

Working in a top secret quarantined lab, scientists in the US have discovered a small molecule that saves monkeys and rodents from one of the world' - 15 hours, 30 minutes

44 /hr. The Regeneration of Organs Can Soon Be Commonplace | Think Tank | Big Think

Science can give patients regenerated organs in the next five years or so. Matthew Putman, Founder and CEO of Nanotronics Imaging, on the political will needed to make this a reality. - 16 hours, 5 minutes

53 /hr. Scientists explore possibilities of mind reading

At Yale University, researchers recently used a brain scanner to identify which face someone was looking about – just from their brain activity. - 16 hours, 20 minutes

30 /hr. Fat metabolism in animals altered to prevent most common type of heart disease

Working with mice and rabbits, scientists have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol production, transport and breakdown, successfully preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes and the number-one cause of death among humans. The condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over time and renders them stiff, narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle and the brain. - 16 hours, 50 minutes

85 /hr. Most Americans Doubt Big Bang Theory: AP Poll

Most adults in the United States are not convinced that the universe began with the Big Bang, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. - 17 hours, 5 minutes

34 /hr. Happy Earth Day. We Just Reached Another Scary Climate Change Milestone

In May 2013, it was big news when, for the first time, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 400 parts per million. Now, researchers say that number has been consistently above 400 for the last month. "This is higher than ... - 17 hours, 20 minutes

879 /hr. Babies cry at night to prevent siblings, scientist suggests | Science News

Babies who demand to be breastfed in the night might be delaying the birth of a sibling, scientist proposes. - 17 hours, 35 minutes

157 /hr. Simple But Mindblowing Helium Balloon Experiment | I Fucking Love Science

Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest will stay at rest, while an object in motion will stay in motion, unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. An easy way to demonstrate this is in the car. When the car accelerates, you (and all other objects in the car) appear to be pushed backwards because the car is moving faster than you were as a resting object. - 17 hours, 45 minutes

27 /hr. Science AMA Series: Hi, I’m Peggy Mason, I Study Empathy in Rats, AMA. : science

Hi Reddit! My name is Peggy Mason and I am a Professor of Neurobiology at the University of Chicago. I am eager to talk with you about three topics. ... - 18 hours, 14 minutes

35 /hr. Does Researching Casual Marijuana Use Cause Brain Abnormalities?

Last week, a study was published that claimed to establish a link between casual marijuana use and abnormalities in the brains of recreational users. Intrigued by a claim made by one of the paper's authors in the wave of ensuing press coverage, UC Berkeley computational biologist Lior Pachter decided to take a closer look. - 18 hours, 19 minutes

120 /hr. ScienceShot: New Stem Cells a Genetic Match for Adults

Technique could be used in new treatments for Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis - 18 hours, 20 minutes

82 /hr. Study of Pot Smokers' Brains Shows That MRIs Cause Bad Science Reporting

This week a study of cannabis consumers published by The Journal of Neuroscience provided powerful evidence that MRI scans cause shoddy science - 18 hours, 39 minutes

44 /hr. Nice work if you can get out

FOR most of human history rich people had the most leisure. In “Downton Abbey”, a drama about the British upper classes of the early 20th century, one aloof... - 18 hours, 40 minutes

47 /hr. Diamond Teleporters Herald New Era of Quantum Routing | MIT Technology Review

The ability to teleport quantum information between diamond crystals that can also store it is a small but important step toward a quantum Internet. - 18 hours, 54 minutes

33 /hr. Artists brains are 'structurally different' claims new study

It’s a truism to say that artists see the world differently from the rest of us, but new research suggests that their brains are structurally different as well. - 18 hours, 55 minutes

34 /hr. Humans May Have Dispersed Out of Africa Earlier Than Thought

Modern humans first arose between 100,000 to 200,000 years ago in Africa. When and how the modern human lineage then dispersed out of Africa has long been controversial. Now researchers say there were multiple dispersals earlier than long thought. - 19 hours, 15 minutes