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Sunday, December 15, 2019

How so few neurons handle infinite options

Choosing what shirt to buy, what to order for lunch, or whether to go with the hearty red wine or the lighter white all involve assigning values to the options. A small brain structure...

Girls prefer computer science without the geek chic

Three times as many high school girls said they wanted to take a computer science class when shown a less “geeky”  classroom. The study of 270 students reveals a practical way for teachers to help narrow...

A witness to a wet early Mars

Vast volumes of water once flooded through this deep chasm on Mars that connects the ‘Grand Canyon’ of the Solar System – Valles Marineris – to the planet’s northern lowlands. The image, taken by ESA’s...
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