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By implanting transparent skulls into mice, scientists think they may be able to glean new insights into how the brain works as a whole – research that could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other brain disorders. “This new device allows us to look at the brain activity at the smallest level zooming in on specific neurons while
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Sure, you might think your average acorn-chomping grey squirrel is sort of cute. But seriously, it’s never going to be giant rainbow squirrel from India level of cute.  It’s not just our opinion either. When amateur photographer Kaushik Vijayan posted some pics of Malabar giant squirrels (Ratufa indica) on Instagram, they quickly wowed the internet.  Vijayan took
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When it comes to the weather systems controlling rain and shine across the planet, nothing happens in isolation – everything plays into everything else. Now, for the first time, scientists have explained how volcanic eruptions can influence the formation of hurricanes. Investigating this mechanism has been tricky until now, because in the age of sophisticated
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Nobody likes a know-it-all, but new research shows that people who are able to admit that their own knowledge and views might not be correct, are actually more knowledgeable. The new study, led by first author and psychologist Elizabeth J. Krumrei-Mancuso from Pepperdine University, examines the concept of intellectual humility, which can be characterised as