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A butterfly effect in the brain

Next time your brain plays tricks on you, you have an excuse: according to new research by UCL scientists published today in the journal Nature, the brain is intrinsically unreliable.

dateJun 30, 2010 in Neuroscience
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New theory for magnetic stripes on Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- A controversial new theory has been proposed to explain a series of stripes of permanently magnetized minerals containing iron in the Martian crust. The magnetized stripes, which have alternating orientations, ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Space Exploration report
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Do pressures to publish increase scientists' bias?

The quality of scientific research may be suffering because academics are being increasingly pressured to produce 'publishable' results, a new study suggests. A large analysis of papers in all disciplines shows that researchers ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Other
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