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The Fossil That Revolutionized the Search for Human Origins: A Q&A With Lucy Discoverer Donald Johanson
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, history, environment, discovery, archaeology, human origins, Lucy, Donald Johanson, Donald Johanson, paleoanthropologist, Ethiopia, Afar, 3.2-million-year-old skeleton )

Darren
- 2 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Forty years ago today, a young American paleoanthropologist named Donald Johanson made the discovery of a lifetime in the arid badlands of Ethiopia's remote Afar region: a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton of a small-brained creature
Spacetime Is Not Necessarily Continuous
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, spacetime, perception, loop quantum gravity, safety )

Darren
- 5 days ago - scientificamerican.com
We perceive space and time to be continuous, but if the amazing theory of loop quantum gravity is correct, they actually come in discrete pieces
Hydrogen May Prove Fuel of the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, society, scientists, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, energy, discovery, design, hydrogen, fuel, molecule, universe, pollution free, cars, vehicles )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Will the most common molecule in the universe make for pollution-free cars?
Watch the Milky Way Eat Its Neighbors [Video]
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, milky way, galaxies )

Darren
- 5 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The Milky Way has a history of devouring its neighbors, the smaller satellite galaxies that orbit it. Over time our galaxy's gravity will tug on the near sides of these satellites more strongly than their far sides, slowly stretching them out. . .
Does Uber Make Cities More Energy Efficient?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, science, performance, news, interesting, humans, environment, energy, design, Uber, Energy Efficiency, mobility service, Avis, Hertz, Sony, economy )

Darren
- 5 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
It seems you can't read an article about new mobility or the sharing economy without stumbling across Uber; the mobility service that sprung up in 2009 to only five years later become valued at more than Avis, Hertz, or Sony. Yes, Sony.
Illuminating the Interactome
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, computers, Interactome, map, binary human protein interactions )

Darren
- 5 days ago - the-scientist.com
A massive screen yields the most comprehensive map of binary human protein interactions to date.
Why Some Physicists Want to Get Rid of Time
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, physicists, time, static, universe, concept of time )

Darren
- 7 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The concepts of time and change may emerge from a universe that, at root, is utterly static
Brain Structure Rediscovered
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, medicine, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, brain structure, vertical occipital fasciculus, visual processing )

Darren
- 5 days ago - the-scientist.com
First described in the late 19th century, then lost from the literature for more than 100 years, the vertical occipital fasciculus appears to be important in visual processing.
Meditation Covers Scientific American November 2014 Issue
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, interesting, science, ancient, health )

Mike
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Scientific American's cover story -- written by French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard and neuroscientists Antoine Lutz and Richard Davidson -- dives into the latest neuroscience research to look at the ways mindfulness creates changes in the brain.
Blow On Money to Tell If It Is Counterfeit
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, discovery, money, finance, economy, counterfeit, crystal ink, fraud, intricate patterns, blow, breathe )

Darren
- 19 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
New crystal ink, hard for fraudsters to make, shows intricate patterns when you breathe on it
Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, computers, astronomy, cosmology, Leonid Meteor Shower )

Darren
- 5 days ago - scientificamerican.com
This year, the Leonid meteor shower should treat skywatchers to beween 10 and 15 meteors per hour, a NASA meteor expert says
Feature: Neuroprosthetics
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, NewTechnology, nervous system, computers, Neuroprosthetics, artificial limbs, restoration, sensory function )

Darren
- 5 days ago - the-scientist.com
Linking the human nervous system to computers is providing unprecedented control of artificial limbs and restoring lost sensory function.
String Theory Predicts a Time Before the Big Bang
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, string theory, Big Bang, origin, universe, outcome, preexisting, state )

Darren
- 19 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
String theory suggests that the big bang was not the origin of the universe but simply the outcome of a preexisting state
Peer Review Manipulation?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, society, scientists, science, safety, research, performance, news, investigation, humans, Peer Review, manipulation, BioMed Central, foul play )

Darren
- 21 hours ago - the-scientist.com
BioMed Central says about 50 manuscripts in its systems may have been erroneously considered or accepted as a result of foul play.
Mysterious Roman God Baffles Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, design, discovery, history, humans, interesting, research, science, society, study, world )

Caree
- 7 hours ago - msn.com
A sculpture of a mysterious, never-before-seen Roman deity has been unearthed in an ancient temple in Turkey. The 1st century B.C. relief, of an enigmatic bearded god rising up out of a flower or plant, was discovered at the site of a Roman temple near...
 

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