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This is how tiny changes in words you hear impacts your thinking

This is how tiny changes in words you hear impacts your thinking

In a fascinating look at language, a Professor George Lakoff lays out how political parties can sway supporters with tiny tweaks in word choice. READ MORE >>

Unless we spot changes, most life experiences are fabricated from memories | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

Unless we spot changes, most life experiences are fabricated from memories | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

We may not be able to change recent events in our lives, but how well we remember them plays a key role in how our brains model what’s happening in the present and predict what’s likely to occur in the future, finds new research in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. READ MORE >>

Sequenced fox genome hints at genetic basis of behavior

Sequenced fox genome hints at genetic basis of behavior

For nearly 60 years, the red fox has been teaching scientists about animal behavior. In a long-term experiment, foxes at the Russian Institute of Cytology and Genetics have been selected for tameness or aggression, recreating the process of domestication from wolves to modern dogs in real time. Toda… READ MORE >>

Facebook has detected a coordinated effort to influence US politics ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Facebook has detected a coordinated effort to influence US politics ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Facebook isn’t sure who is behind the campaign. READ MORE >>

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars

Researchers believe they have found the first existing body of liquid water on the Red Planet. READ MORE >>

Mueller Finally Solves Mysteries About Russia’s ‘Fancy Bear’ Hackers

Mueller Finally Solves Mysteries About Russia’s ‘Fancy Bear’ Hackers

They may be part of the Kremlin’s best-known hacker crew. But many of their most important players were unknowns—until the Special Counsel stepped in. READ MORE >>

The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops

The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops

The Defense Department’s research arm is working on a project that connects human operators’ brains to the systems they’re controlling—and vice versa. READ MORE >>

A paranormal researcher claims he found a time warp outside Las Vegas

A paranormal researcher claims he found a time warp outside Las Vegas

He claims time slowed 20 microseconds outside the city, potential evidence of alien activity. READ MORE >>

More clues that Earth-like exoplanets are indeed Earth-like

More clues that Earth-like exoplanets are indeed Earth-like

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology provides new clues indicating that an exoplanet 500 light-years away is much like Earth. READ MORE >>

NASA Releases Stunning Photograph of the ‘Chaotic Clouds of Jupiter’

NASA Releases Stunning Photograph of the ‘Chaotic Clouds of Jupiter’

NASA’s latest image of Jupiter is the most mesmerizing picture of our solar system’s gas giant yet. READ MORE >>

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