Jason Tetro
at 08:21 AM Nov 26 2014

Mental health continues to be one of society's greatest concerns. Its enigmatic nature leaves both the public and the health professional in a quandary to understand not only the cause but also the means to cure. Though research has been conducted for centuries, at times it feels we are up against intractable odds.

Kate Gammon
at 08:21 AM Nov 26 2014
Science // 

Remember that uncle who convinced you that your nose was actually in his hand? Or your conviction that you definitely heard reindeer hooves on the rooftop? Kids are gullible – at least that's the conventional wisdom. But new research pinpoints the time that a child's sense of truth and fiction becomes acute: around age 5.

Rafi Letzter
at 08:21 AM Nov 26 2014
Nature // 

Earlier this month, scientists observed the black seadevil species of anglerfish alive in its natural habitat for the first time.

dmoren
at 08:20 AM Nov 26 2014
Science // 

Think you know your GIFs from your Gophers? Your IMAP from your bitmap? Your hashtags from your hash browns? In September, the Pew Research Center polled 1,066 American adults on their knowledge of technology and the Internet, with some surprising results.

alissa.zhu
at 20:27 PM Nov 25 2014
Nature // 

A decade ago, we set out to unravel deep ocean crime scenes we weren't even sure existed. The crime? Endangered Steller sea lions were rapidly disappearing in parts of Alaska. Their numbers dropped by 80 percent in three decades, yet only rarely did anyone see or sample dead sea lions. Live sea lions studied in the summer when they haul out to breed seemed healthy and had healthy pups.

Paul Adams
at 09:49 AM Nov 25 2014
Science // 

"Unless you have direct exposure to groups like Deepmind, you have no idea how fast -- it is growing at a pace close to exponential. The risk of something seriously dangerous happening is in the five-year timeframe. Ten years at most. This is not a case of crying wolf about something I don't understand."

fcdiep
at 09:49 AM Nov 25 2014
Science // 

On the one hand, you can fit OK Go's latest album in the coin pocket of your jeans. On the other hand, it takes hundreds of dollars' worth of equipment—and a science degree's worth of skill—to listen to it. Decisions, decisions.

 
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