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April 21, 2015

Getting Women Into Science-Filled Rooms

The pattern is systematic enough, however, to belie attribution to the vagaries of chance, even taking into account the fact that men considerably out-number women in senior positions in cognitive science.

Here's Gruesome Proof That Ancient Brits Were Cannibals

Skull Cup
Natural History Museum, London

How Baby Teeth Can Predict Health Problems In Adulthood

Baby Teeth And Health
UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD

WATCH: Chimps Look Both Ways

Chimp Road
New Scientist/Youtube

Astronaut Posts Awesome 'Star Trek' Selfie From Space

Samantha Cristoforetti
Samantha Cristoforetti

Desperately Seeking ET: Fermi's Paradox Turns 65 (Part II)

Biggest Thing In Universe
Babek Tafreshi via Getty Images

Big Benefits Seen For Brain Stimulation

Brain Magic
agsandrew via Getty Images

Construction Of Giant Telescope Delayed Again

Eye Contact Strengthens The Bond Between Dogs And Their Owners

Puppy
Inês Matos/500px

When 'Deshawn' And 'Greg' Act Out, Guess Who Gets Branded A Troublemaker

Dv1644056
Public domain

Detailed Map of Dark Matter Announced

Dark Energy Survey
Dark Energy Survey

Sperm Whale Delights Researchers By Crashing Underwater Video Feed

Sperm Whale
YouTube/EVNautilus

Probiotics May One Day Be Used To Treat Depression

Probiotics Antibiotics Diarrhea
Getty Images

Earth's Eerie Hum Explained

This Is What Happens When You Crack Your Knuckles

Super-Distant Exoplanet Discovered

Exoplanet Milky Way
Christine Pulliam CfA

Bill Nye Burns Neil DeGrasse Tyson On Twitter

Bill Nye Neil Tyson
Jason Kempin via Getty Images

This Is The First Ever Full-Color Image Of Pluto

Pluto Charon
NASA/Johns Hopkins Univ./Southwest Research Inst.

Is Anyone Out There?

Nasa Wise Photo
NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team

Here's The Answer To That Math Problem Everyone's Talking About

Math
Kenneth Kong via Facebook

Doubt Cast On 'Power Pose' Research

Man Drinking Martini
lofilolo via Getty Images

Rocket Landing Attempt Fails Again

Spacex
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Stephen Hawking's Cover Of Monty Python Song Is Relatively Hilarious

Hawking
YouTube/Monty Python

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Doctoral Student Illustrates Her Thesis With A Comic

Uw Wisconsin
AP

Astronauts' GoPro Captures ISS Spacewalk

Gopro Spacewak
YouTube

Eye-Catching Clothing Line Uses Biology-Themed Designs To Attract Girls To Science

Leggings
Courtesy of Lizzie Cochran

Painkiller May Have Odd Effect On Emotions

Extreme Heat Exposes The Icky Inside Of A Jawbreaker

Molten Lava
carsandwater/YouTube

Why Distance Runners Are Super-Sexy, According To Science

Long Distance Runner
CARL DE SOUZA via Getty Images

Space Probe Set For Death Dive

Mercury Messenger
NASA/JHU APL/Carnegie Institution of Washington

How Wasabi Could Pave Way For New Pain Meds

Aliens Way Bigger Than We Imagined?

Extraterrestrial
Cliff Baise/500px

Just What Keeps An Airplane Up In The Air, Anyway?

Wright Brothers
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Pill Could Be Altering The Structure Of Your Brain

Birth Control
Getty Images

Do Intelligent People Worry More?

Charles Darwin
Hulton Archive via Getty Images

New Species Of 'Terror Bird' Discovered

Terror Bird Species
Artwork by H. Santiago Druetta

Stunning Photo Reveals Galaxy 12 Billion Light-Years Away

Alma Ring 2
ALMA/NRAO/ESO/NAOJ, B. Saxton NRAO/AUI/NSF, NASA

How To Speak Cat

Dr Gary Weitzman
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