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File photo of a grizzly bear cub.  (credit: S.J. Krasemann/Getty Images)

Washington Scientists Studying Sick Grizzly

Scientists at Washington State University used an MRI to discover brain lesions in a 3-year-old female grizzly bear that has been suffering seizures.

01/17/2014

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Study: Babies Have Conscious Experience Of The World As Early As 5 Months

A new study found that babies’ brains are capable of consciously experiencing the world as young as 5 months old.

04/23/2013

An actual human brain displayed inside a glass box, as part of an interactive exhbition (Photo Credit: MAURICIO LIMA / AFP / Getty Images)

Scientists Successfully ‘Hack’ Brain To Obtain Private Data

It sounds like something out of the movie “Johnny Mnemonic,” but scientists have successfully been able to ‘hack’ a brain with a device that’s easily available on the open market.

08/25/2012

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Gates Foundation’s Competition May Have Handle on Reinvented Toilet

These aren’t your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses it for flushing. And still another turns excrement into charcoal. They are part of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation competition to reinvent the toilet for the 2.6 billion people around the world who don’t have access to modern sanitation.

08/14/2012

Justin Bieber, the end product of a rich tapestry of popular American music (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Scientists: Modern Pop Music All Sounds The Same

It’s not just you, modern pop music all does sound the same, and science could prove it.

07/31/2012

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Dead Whale Spotted Off Camano Island

Scientists are working to determine what caused the death of a gray whale found floating off of Camano Island over the weekend.

04/23/2012

File photo of a polar bear. (credit: GUY CLAVEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Puzzled To Why Alaska Polar Bears Are Losing Their Fur

Alaska polar bears are losing their fur and U.S. Geological Survey scientists don’t know why.

04/07/2012