#Science

“This allows rail operators to instead focus on deeper psychological manipulation.”

Nudge theory

Fri, May 25th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

197

“It is full of hallucinations both wonderful and terrifying, a mental goulash of reality and fantasy.”

MIT's System for Dream Control

Wed, April 25th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

171

We Can Clone Monkeys Now

Humans are feasibly next

Mon, January 29th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

536

“You really can achieve what everyone hopes to achieve, which is the image of Princess Leia in that scene in Star Wars.”

Using lasers to create Star-Wars-like holograms

Sat, January 27th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

362

“To create particles with negative mass.”

And lasers with low power requirements

Mon, January 22nd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

465

“They're usually these people that have been fucked by the system who are trying to unfuck themselves.”

The rise of the homegrown biohackers

Thu, October 19th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

633

“Individual faces and other physical traits were predicted using whole genome sequencing data.”

Everything that makes you is in your genome and can be predicted

Fri, September 8th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

790

“Silicon Valley’s newfound urge to postpone aging indefinitely is an attempt by the super wealthy to extend their own lives.”

The plan is to extend life by decades using a cheap pill

Sun, August 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

905

“First confirmed case of the gene editing of human embryos in the US.”

Genetically modified human embryo made

Sat, July 29th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

811

Teleportation Achieved

Photon entanglement from Earth to space

Wed, July 12th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

824

"How will that impact human evolution going forward?"

The end of random mutations

Sat, May 20th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1604

"If we develop these anti-aging technologies, who will have access to them?"

Questions from the war on aging

Fri, May 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

771

"Work that paves the way for the creation and exploitation of entirely new life forms."

Programmable genetically engineered microbes

Thu, January 26th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

720

Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR

Explained so that even you can understand

Thu, November 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

817

"What about becoming disease-resistant, weight gain resistant, and even slowing down the aging process?"

Rewriting the genome from scratch

Sat, October 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

930

"Is it possible that you're pooping all wrong?"

The best position for pooping

Sun, August 7th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

771

"How can you put one person’s head on another’s body?"

China wants to perform full-body transplants

Sat, June 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

989

"Researchers used the thoughts of one human's brain to control the physical actions of another."

Brain-to-brain communication

Thu, June 23rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

963

"Gene editing can now change an entire species forever."

Tue, June 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1054

"If I give you my renewable hydrogen the only thing you’ll do is blow up balloons with it."

Genetically engineered bacteria turns Hydrogen and CO2 into alcohol fuel

Wed, June 1st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

925

"First successful example of telomere lengthening via gene therapy in a human individual."

Getting biologically younger

Mon, April 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

668

"It is literally a programming language for bacteria."

Programming language for DNA sequence

Mon, April 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

856

"Venter says that the cell constitutes a brand new, artificial species."

Synthetic Biology

Sun, March 27th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

807

Childhood Amnesia

Why Can't You Remember Being a Baby?

Thu, March 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

914

In Layman's Terms: Gravitational Waves

In case you were wondering what the big deal was

Sat, February 13th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1046

CRISPR Based Gene Editing Tool for $120

Now everyone can be a kitchen table scientist

Sat, January 16th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1053

Growing Human Organs Inside Pigs and Sheep

Human-animal chimeras

Fri, January 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1131

"Most biologists aren't interested in making designer babies or mutant species."

CRISPR works

Thu, December 31st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1169

December Has the Longest Days of the Year

By about 30 seconds

Wed, December 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

955

Eradicating Mosquitoes Responsible for Malaria with Genetic Editing

Won't cause any ecological impact

Mon, December 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1031

Apparently We Don't Live Inside a Hologram

That's great news, right?

Tue, December 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1248

Hijacking Evolution with Gene Editing

Flouting the laws of inheritance and evolution

Thu, November 19th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1243

Using Sound to Grab Objects and Move Them

Sonic Tractor Beam

Thu, October 29th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1089

"This achievement may someday make it possible to use pig organs for transplantation into humans."

Using Crispr to edit pig's genome to produce organs for humans

Fri, October 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

962

Brain Implant Allows Paralysed Person to Type Six Words per Minute

BrainGate2

Sun, October 11th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

882

"When did modern humans branch off as an independent species?"

Where human evolution is taking us

Sat, October 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1455

Electromagnetic Wormhole Created in a Lab

There are some giant nerds out there, hats off to them

Thu, September 3rd, 2015 21:15 by capnasty NEWS

1045

Fusion Reactor Breakthrough Claim

Sat, August 29th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1236

Brain in a Test Tube

Researchers grow human brain in a lab

Thu, August 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1395

The Workout Pill

Mon, August 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1173

"If things work out, 10 years from now we should see some farms making petrochemical replacements."

Main ingredient of plastic could be made with bacteria and sunlight

Thu, August 6th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1151

Generating Electricity from Human Movement to Power Smart Gadgets

Mon, July 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1470

"Wiring animal brains together so they could collaborate on simple tasks."

Networking monkey brains

Tue, July 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1119

"DNA as a molecule has many things wrong with it."

New DNA letters created in the lab

Sat, July 11th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1222

What Was Lost (or Gained) from Shifting from Paper to Screens

Reading on a screen encourages skimming

Fri, July 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1154

Hacking Photosynthesis

And plants change their colour

Tue, July 7th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1204

Supercomputer Links Cancer to DNA Crosses

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1337

Using an Electron Microscope to Photograph a Needle in an LP Groove

Wed, June 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1253

"Gravity may simply not exist."

Understanding gravity

Tue, June 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1241

"A group of Chinese scientists just reported that they modified the genome of human embryos."

This was never done before

Thu, April 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1770

Solar-Powered Artificial Photosynthesis

Artificial process can convert carbon dioxide into useful chemicals

Tue, April 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1477

Graphene Oxide Absorbs Radioactive Waste in Water

Sat, April 18th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1664

Scientists Seeking to Ban a Particular Genome-Editing Technique

"A technique invented in 2012 makes it possible to edit the genome precisely and with much greater ease."

Tue, April 7th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1597

Gender Swap Using VR Headsets

The Machine to Be Another

Sat, March 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1338

Simulating Voices by 3D-Printing Vocal Tracts and Larynx Through DNA-Based Predictions

Sun, March 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1620

The Only Roadblock to a Head Transplant Is Ethics, Not Science

Otherwise we're good to go

Sat, February 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

2259

"In less time than it takes to make a cup of coffee, a sketch emerges inferred solely from DNA."

DNA-generated portraits

Wed, February 25th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1610

Why Asparagus Makes Your Pee Smell

We've all been secretly wondering that

Tue, February 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1559

Using Super Mario to Understand How the Human Brain Works

Wed, February 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1622

Eggs Can Now Be Unboiled

Tue, January 27th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1624

Experiment, a Crowdfunding Platform for Scientific Research

By scientists, for scientists

Thu, December 11th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1068

World's Simplest Electric Train

Fri, December 5th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1159

Segmented Sleep Lost to Artificial Light

Mon, November 10th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1001

How to Detect Time Dilation

"Behold the COSMOTRON 5000!!!"

Wed, October 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

998

Scientists Sceptical of Lockheed Martin's Promised Fusion Reactor

Fri, October 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1198

Schrödinger's Cat Experiment Explained

It's all about the strange nature of quantum superpositions

Wed, October 15th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1193

The Ability to Regrow Organs Might Be Dormant in Humans

Sun, October 12th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1317

TED-Ed Explains Where Genes Come From

Thu, October 9th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1183

Understanding the Brain With a Massive Electrode Array System

Tue, October 7th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

988

Open Source Platform for Fruit Fly Brain Emulation

Mon, September 29th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1133

Cloaking Using Readily Available Materials

Sun, September 28th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1128

It Takes Longer for Each New Generation to Finish School, Get a Job, Marry, and Have Children

Sun, September 21st, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1085

Evolution All Leads to the Same Place

Fri, September 12th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1302

Solid Light

Transforming light into a crystal

Thu, September 11th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1190

DIY Brain Hackers

Wed, September 10th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1446

Human Skin Neurons Perform as Well as Those in the Brain

Skin can figure out the shape of things it's touching

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1099

You Can't Smell Your Own Home

Fri, August 29th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1140

We Could Be Living in a Two Dimensional Holographic Universe

Thu, August 28th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1124

Telepathy Now Possible

"An international research team transmitted words from one person’s brain to another by mapping electrical currents in the brain and the spine."

Wed, August 27th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1419

How Optical Illusions Trick the Brain in Making Assumptions

Thu, August 14th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1074

"We form a sense of whether a stranger is trustworthy in less than one tenth of a second."

Fri, July 25th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1081

Earth's Magnetic Poles are Getting Ready to Flip

Wed, July 23rd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1094

Modified Measles Virus Used to Kill Cancer

Fri, May 16th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

882

Cancer Killing Nanorobot

Fri, May 9th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1202

Evolution of the Universe Recreated in a Lab

Thu, May 8th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

882

"Blood from young mice reverses ageing in old mice."

Mon, May 5th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1122

Producing Jet Fuel Out of Thin Air

Sat, May 3rd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

981

"And the worst is yet to come." Scientists' Warning on Climate Risk

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

919

How to Make Dry Ice With a Pillow Case and a Fire Extinguisher

Tue, April 1st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

858

Exercise Is Good for Your Eyes

Fri, March 28th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

915

Why Roller Coaster Loops Are Not Perfect Circles

Sat, March 22nd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1000

Lack of Sleep Kills Brain Cells

Thu, March 20th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

840

Evidence Proving Big Bang Theory Found

Tue, March 18th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1204

30,000 Year Old Giant Virus Found Frozen in Siberia, Still Works

Tue, March 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

869

"Extinction is the core of humanity's relation with nature." De-Extinction of Animals is Really Happening

Fri, February 28th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

941

"If cravings are running your life, try playing Tetris."

Wed, February 26th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

883

How to Make Yourself Do What Needs to Be Done When You Really Don't Want To

Mon, February 24th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1075

"Scientists are predicting that we're on track for a sixth mass extinction."

Thu, February 13th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

886

TED Pop-Up Presentation Explains Pangaea

Sun, February 9th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

2085

Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells Out of Regular Skin or Blood Cells

Wed, January 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

757

Brains of the Elderly Are Slower Due to Massive Amount of Information Stored

Sat, January 25th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

948

Why the Solar System is Flat

Tue, January 14th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

809

"Sleep Has to Have a Basic Evolutional Function [or] it would have been eliminated."

Tue, January 14th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

810

Academic Paper Tries to Track Down Time Travellers Using the Internet

Sat, January 4th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

835

Object Levitation Using Sound

Fri, January 3rd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

934

Duplicating Nature's Million-Year Process of Creating Crude Oil Down to Minutes in the Lab

Wed, December 18th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

881

Simulations Seem to Indicate that the Universe is an Hologram

Thu, December 12th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

746

The Milky Way Contains Billions of Potentially Habitable Planets

Wed, November 6th, 2013 12:06 by capnasty NEWS

914

If You Want People to Trust You, Apologize for the Rain

Tue, October 22nd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

770

Lonely Planet Found Not Orbiting a Star

Fri, October 11th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

813

Researchers Pass Crucial Milestone to Reach Self-Sustaining Nuclear Fusion

Mon, October 7th, 2013 21:49 by capnasty NEWS

924

Canadian Researchers Develop Cheap, Spray-On Solar Cells

Mon, October 7th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

870

Visit CERN With Google Street View

Thu, October 3rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

744

Insect With Built-In Mechanical Gears

Wed, September 18th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

974

Six People of Average Strength Actually Required to Tip a Sleeping Cow

Wed, September 11th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

841

Single Injection Reverses Down Syndrome in Newborn Mice

Fri, September 6th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

837

How Consciousness Works

Fri, August 23rd, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

845

Why We Sleep

Tue, August 20th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

924

The Sun's Magnetic Field is About to Flip

Fri, August 9th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

991

Kickstarter Bans Future Projects Featuring Genetically Modified Organisms

Fri, August 9th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

892

Using Computers to Understand the Brain, in Order to Build Better Computers

Wed, August 7th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

801

The Cycle of Poop

Sat, August 3rd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

834

Watching Objects Explode in Slow Motion After Being Dropped From 4 Stories High

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1113

Evolution Has Made the Brain Register Rejection as Actual Physical Pain

Sat, July 27th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

893

Feeling Your Phone Vibrating When It Actually Isn't Is All Part of Healthy Brain Functions

Thu, July 18th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1003

Temporo-Parietal Junction: the Part of the Brain that Decides What Goes Viral on Social Media

Thu, July 11th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

960

Scientists Discover Cockatoos Can Crack Locks

Sat, July 6th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

873

Growing Human Organs for Harvest in Animals As Soon as Next Year

Tue, June 25th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

896

U.S. Court Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented, Artificial DNA Can

Sun, June 16th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

901

Small Electroshocks to the Brain Improve Arithmetic Skills

Mon, May 27th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

876

Scientists Recreate Conditions of Life on Earth 3 Billion Years Ago Proving RNA's Role to Life

Wed, May 22nd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

826

We're One Step Closer to Cloning Humans

Mon, May 20th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

940

Region of the Brain That Controls Ageing Discovered

Sun, May 5th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

884

Parasite That Makes Mice Fearless of Cats

Thu, May 2nd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

827

Decoding Fish DNA to Determine When Fins Turned into Feet

Sun, April 21st, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

889

Playing Tetris May Help Treat PTSD and Flashbacks

Fri, April 19th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

830

"If an astronaut cries in space, do their tears fall?"

Thu, April 18th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

949

Watching Evolution in Action Using Virtual Creatures

Tue, April 16th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

838

Brain-Training Games Make You Better at Playing Games “but not at anything anyone might care about in real life.”

Thu, April 11th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

785

“Many of the most successful scientists in the world today are mathematically no more than semiliterate.”

Tue, April 9th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

885

Global Warming: 1,600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years

Sun, April 7th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

840

Study: You Should Not Stretch Before a Workout

Thu, April 4th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

848

Moshpits Simulator

Mon, April 1st, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1016

Mixing Water and Sounds

Fri, March 15th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

896

Short Animation Explains DNA

Thu, March 14th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

825

How To Lose the Most Amount of Weight With the Least Amount of Work

Tue, March 12th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

851

African Berry With Most Intense Colour in the World Has No Actual Colour Pigmentation

Thu, March 7th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

969

"Scientists now have the knowledge and the tools to bring extinct species back to life."

Bring out your dead

Wed, March 6th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

913

The Cubli: Cubes That Can Jump Up and Balance

Fri, March 1st, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1003

The Centrifuge Brain Project

Wed, February 6th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1348

"The mental exhaustion of urban living."

Tue, February 5th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

930

Science Uses Puppets and Babies to Prove Humans Are Generally Good

Thu, January 24th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

884

The World's Largest Scale Model of the Solar System? It's In Sweden and it's as Big as the Country Itself

Fri, January 11th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1037

We Almost All Died on Tuesday

Wed, December 12th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

877

The Human Brain Can Read and Do Math Unconsciously

Tue, November 20th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

961

Belly Button Biodiversity

Fri, November 16th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1082

Fingerprints Remain the Same for Life

Tue, November 6th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

923

Tolkien Estate Bans Scientists From Calling Tiny Prehistoric Hominids 'Hobbit'

Thu, November 1st, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

944

Why is the Sky Dark at Night?

Wed, October 3rd, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1109

MIT: Tinfoil Hats Not That Good at Stopping Mind Control Rays

Wed, October 3rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

937

Acoustic Levitation: Using Soundwaves to Levitate Liquids

Wed, September 19th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1069

Water Bears: Microscopic Organism Capable of Surviving in the Vacuum of Space

Wed, September 19th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1783

Lava Pour No. 5: Pouring Lava Over Ice

Mon, September 3rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1269

NASA's Curiosity Successfully Lands on Mars

Mon, August 6th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

926

Climate Scientists, Who Are Generally Reluctant to Point Fingers, Link U.S. Drought to Climate Change

Fri, August 3rd, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1395

The Nocebo Effect: Telling a Patient an Harmless Substance is Harmful Can Be Powerful Enough to Kill

Sat, July 28th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

927

"We took a rat apart and rebuilt it as a jellyfish."

Wed, July 25th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

919

OMG Space: the Solar System Done to Scale, In One Big, Scrollable Website

Wed, July 18th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1182

Physicists: Batman's Cape Not Safe For Gliding

Fri, July 13th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

873

Relativistic Baseball: What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?

Wed, July 11th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

878

Stephen Hawking Loses $100 Bet Over Whether the Higgs-Boson Actually Existed

Tue, July 10th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

915

Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror

Wed, June 27th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1222

Time is Running Out: Spanish Scientists Predict How Time Will Stop Completely

Fri, June 22nd, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1028

Apple Sets the Screen of Each Laptop in its Stores At Exactly the Same Angle

Thu, June 21st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

849

How We Are All Related

Fri, June 15th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

800

Brian Greene: "Our universe is not the only universe."

Wed, May 30th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

921

"Creating an HIV vaccine is like trying to fire a gun at millions of shielded, moving targets that can eat your bullets." Why We Have No Cure for AIDS

Fri, May 11th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

817

Dinosaurs' Farts: Silent but Deadly

Tue, May 8th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

821

The Science Behind Memorable Quotes

Fri, April 6th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

925

We're Running Out of Helium Thanks to Party Balloons

Tue, March 27th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

945

Ability to Learn is Affected by How Soon We Go to Sleep

Mon, March 26th, 2012 09:00 by capnasty NEWS

878

Adam Savage: How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries

Tue, March 20th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

933

Point by Point Rebuttal on Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong

Sat, March 3rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

824

Wearing a Lab Coat Does Make You Smarter

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

904

Star Trek Analytic: "When Kirk 'makes contact' with an alien woman, the survival rate of red-shirts increases by 84%"

Wed, February 15th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

2088

The Scale of the Universe: Cary Huang's Interactive Site Puts Big and Small Into Perspective

Mon, February 13th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1436

A History of the Sky: a Year-Long Time-Lapse Study of the Sky

Thu, December 1st, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

767

The Odds of You Existing are Close to Zero

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

2343

Mind Controlled Slot Car Racing

Tue, November 22nd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

831

Constraints Improve Creativity

Thu, November 17th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

844

Your Subconscious Knows a Lot More Than You Do

Thu, November 10th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

961

Not Quite Mind Reading, But We're Getting There

Fri, November 4th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

760

LabRats: You May Now Begin the Experiment

Wed, October 19th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

2657

The Strange Powers of the Placebo Effect

Mon, October 10th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

969

Neutrinos: Stubbornly Disproving Einstein?

Wed, October 5th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

996

Schrödinger's Cat Explained in Just Under Two Minutes

Thu, September 29th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

846

Three Men Named Jesus Christ Are Sitting in a Room

Thu, September 29th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

900

Reprogramming White Blood Cells to Kill Cancer

Wed, September 14th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1080

Time is Real, Immortality is Next and We All Live 80 Milliseconds in the Past

Tue, September 6th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

858

False Modesty and Why Smart People Don't Brag as Much

Thu, September 1st, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

884

Myth: Humans Celebrate Diversity and Respect the Point of View of Others

Fri, August 26th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

947

High Speed Video of Pistols Firing Underwater

Tue, August 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1047

Study: People View Criticisms of Their Favourite Brand as a Threat to Their Self Image

Fri, August 19th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

876

How To Make a Pet Dinosaur

Tue, August 16th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1002

The Batman Equation

Thu, August 4th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1742

Swedish Man Arrested For Trying to Split Atoms in His Kitchen

Wed, August 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

835

Why 60 Seconds, 60 Minutes But 24 Hours?

Wed, July 27th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

995

How Far Away is the Moon? (The Scale of the Universe)

Thu, June 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

885

We Are All Inattentive Superheroes

Fri, May 27th, 2011 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

876

The Most Information, The Fewest Words

Tue, May 17th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1002

The Illusion of Being Observed Can Make Us a Better Person

Mon, May 16th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

882

Browse Your Body With Google

Wed, May 11th, 2011 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

1904

The Top 10 Psychology Studies of 2010

Wed, April 13th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

996

The Economist's Modest Proposal: Talking to Our Alien Neighbours Using a Neutrino Based Communication Network

Wed, April 13th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

866

Watching a Star Fall Into a Black Hole

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999

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938

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Sun, April 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1080

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Study: People Make Better Long Term Decisions When They Really, REALLY Have to Pee

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936

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Wed, February 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1846

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Wed, January 26th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1412

Italian Scientists Claim to Have Demonstrated Cold Fusion

Mon, January 24th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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890

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903

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Wed, January 5th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1319

Memory is a Feature of Neurons Rather Than a Function of Brain Systems

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858

The Human Mind is a Wandering Mind, and a Wandering Mind is an Unhappy Mind

Tue, November 16th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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879

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Wed, August 25th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

937

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925

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925

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Mon, August 9th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

861

Nasa Says Large Coronal Mass Ejection on Sun headed for Earth

Tue, August 3rd, 2010 13:01 by capnasty NEWS

841

If the Earth Stood Still

Tue, August 3rd, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

860

The Willpower Paradox

Sun, August 1st, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

890

Kepler Scientist Unexpectedly Reveals the Discovery of 140 New Exoplanets that are Like Earth (via @Maxiebunny)

Tue, July 27th, 2010 14:37 by capnasty NEWS

857

Go Below the Surface of the Gulf Oil Disaster

Tue, July 27th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

864

Climate Concerns May Soon be a Thing of the Past

Mon, July 26th, 2010 09:28 by capnasty NEWS

806

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1406

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810

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Wed, July 21st, 2010 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

850

Science Answers The Question: Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

Wed, July 21st, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

948

The Milky Way's Chromoscope

Mon, July 19th, 2010 20:02 by capnasty NEWS

880

Scientists Warn Gulf Of Mexico Sea Floor Fractured Beyond Repair #OilSpill

Mon, July 5th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

999

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Fri, July 2nd, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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856

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Fri, June 25th, 2010 19:57 by capnasty NEWS

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Sat, June 12th, 2010 12:05 by capnasty NEWS

882

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Tue, June 8th, 2010 16:00 by capnasty NEWS

925

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Fri, May 21st, 2010 09:33 by capnasty NEWS

925

Perceiving Einstein

Sat, May 8th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Deflect an Asteroid

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1058

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Wed, April 21st, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

959

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Sun, April 18th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

805

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Sat, April 10th, 2010 11:48 by capnasty NEWS

814

Hacking Planet Earth

Wed, March 31st, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

885

The Universe is a Quantum Computer

Mon, March 22nd, 2010 12:42 by capnasty NEWS

876

Scientists Demonstrate Mammalian Regeneration

Thu, March 18th, 2010 12:11 by capnasty NEWS

816

Schrödinger's Cat is Alive and Well, Thanks for Asking

Wed, March 17th, 2010 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

731

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Tue, March 16th, 2010 14:29 by capnasty NEWS

775

Let There Be Aliens

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Tue, March 16th, 2010 00:00 by Leo N. ARTICLE

2255

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833

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Fri, February 5th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

960

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Mon, February 1st, 2010 10:14 by capnasty NEWS

753

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Mon, January 25th, 2010 12:47 by capnasty NEWS

937

Astronomers hopeful of detecting extra-terrestrial life

Mon, January 25th, 2010 11:03 by capnasty NEWS

969

Science Fiction as a tool for human survival

Sun, January 24th, 2010 20:59 by capnasty NEWS

834

A Cannon for Shooting Supplies into Space

Tue, January 19th, 2010 10:22 by capnasty NEWS

833

Student Grades Not Affected by Social Networking

Sat, January 9th, 2010 14:54 by capnasty NEWS

862

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Tue, December 15th, 2009 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

833

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Fri, December 11th, 2009 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

942

Zombie Pigs First, Then Hibernating Soldiers

Thu, December 10th, 2009 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

845

Giant iceberg spotted south of Australia

Wed, December 9th, 2009 10:10 by capnasty NEWS

846

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Wed, December 2nd, 2009 20:40 by capnasty NEWS

942

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Fri, November 27th, 2009 14:50 by capnasty NEWS

854

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Thu, November 19th, 2009 09:04 by capnasty NEWS

999

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Fri, November 13th, 2009 11:54 by capnasty NEWS

901

Nasa: the world will not end in 2012

Thu, November 12th, 2009 14:30 by capnasty NEWS

882

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Thu, November 12th, 2009 14:18 by capnasty NEWS

893

Space elevator wins $900,000 NASA prize

Thu, November 12th, 2009 12:30 by capnasty NEWS

786

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Tue, November 10th, 2009 23:59 by capnasty NEWS

946

Unknown Asteroid Buzzed Earth

Tue, November 10th, 2009 10:50 by capnasty NEWS

856

Japan eyes solar station in space as new energy source

Mon, November 9th, 2009 15:15 by capnasty NEWS

861

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Mon, November 9th, 2009 11:02 by capnasty NEWS

970

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Fri, November 6th, 2009 11:06 by capnasty NEWS

924

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914

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Sun, October 18th, 2009 00:52 by capnasty NEWS

934

If We Live in a Multiverse, How Many Are There?

Fri, October 16th, 2009 13:11 by capnasty NEWS

802

Scientists Explain How DNA Manages to Stay Untangled

Fri, October 16th, 2009 10:19 by capnasty NEWS

948

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Thu, October 15th, 2009 16:57 by capnasty NEWS

815

Front row seats to NASA's lunar impact

Thu, October 8th, 2009 12:38 by capnasty NEWS

1026

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Fri, October 2nd, 2009 07:05 by capnasty NEWS

824

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Thu, October 1st, 2009 12:51 by capnasty NEWS

813

Cement's Basic Molecular Structure Finally Decoded

Tue, September 22nd, 2009 07:09 by capnasty NEWS

871

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Mon, September 21st, 2009 07:24 by capnasty NEWS

867

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Sun, September 20th, 2009 16:12 by capnasty NEWS

786

New 'Drake equation' for alien habitats

Thu, September 17th, 2009 09:35 by capnasty NEWS

907

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Thu, September 17th, 2009 07:54 by capnasty NEWS

776

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Wed, September 16th, 2009 07:41 by capnasty NEWS

933

Surgical Robots Operate With Precision

Sat, September 12th, 2009 08:58 by capnasty NEWS

951

Scientists scale new heights underwater

Fri, September 11th, 2009 16:17 by capnasty NEWS

802

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Fri, September 11th, 2009 11:08 by capnasty NEWS

831

New stunning Hubble images

Wed, September 9th, 2009 15:15 by capnasty NEWS

814

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Wed, September 9th, 2009 15:11 by capnasty NEWS

823

Research Reveals Major Insight into Evolution of Life on Earth

Wed, September 9th, 2009 11:59 by capnasty NEWS

813

Coldest, Driest, Calmest Place on Earth Found

Sun, September 6th, 2009 07:31 by capnasty NEWS

871

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Sun, August 30th, 2009 14:23 by capnasty NEWS

1031

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Tue, August 25th, 2009 12:15 by capnasty NEWS

904

Life’s Building Block Found in Comet

Mon, August 24th, 2009 07:50 by capnasty NEWS

880

Science ponders 'zombie attack'

Sat, August 22nd, 2009 11:16 by capnasty NEWS

909

NASA can't track dangerous asteroids

Mon, August 17th, 2009 14:01 by capnasty NEWS

761

The Earth's period of habitability is nearly over

Sun, August 16th, 2009 12:17 by capnasty NEWS

890

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Tue, August 11th, 2009 12:16 by capnasty NEWS

963

Swearing Increases Pain Tolerance

Sun, July 26th, 2009 00:18 by capnasty NEWS

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Rad-Away a reality

Sat, July 18th, 2009 07:38 by capnasty NEWS

931

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Wed, July 15th, 2009 09:36 by capnasty NEWS

783

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818

Mystery of the Missing Sunspots, Solved?

Wed, July 15th, 2009 07:34 by capnasty NEWS

907

Ant mega-colony takes over world

Sun, July 12th, 2009 08:22 by capnasty NEWS

961

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Fri, July 10th, 2009 07:21 by capnasty NEWS

878

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Tue, July 7th, 2009 07:07 by capnasty NEWS

866

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Tue, June 30th, 2009 07:39 by capnasty NEWS

884

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Mon, June 29th, 2009 08:45 by capnasty NEWS

830

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Fri, June 26th, 2009 08:58 by capnasty NEWS

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Sat, June 20th, 2009 07:55 by capnasty NEWS

830

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Sat, June 13th, 2009 09:40 by capnasty NEWS

826

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Thu, May 28th, 2009 09:10 by capnasty NEWS

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Wed, May 27th, 2009 09:10 by capnasty NEWS

887

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Sun, May 10th, 2009 12:23 by capnasty NEWS

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Fri, May 8th, 2009 14:35 by capnasty NEWS

832

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Tue, May 5th, 2009 09:49 by capnasty NEWS

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Sun, May 3rd, 2009 07:31 by capnasty NEWS

885

Hubble celebrates 19th anniversary with fountain of youth

Sat, May 2nd, 2009 09:30 by capnasty NEWS

869

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Mon, April 27th, 2009 07:02 by capnasty NEWS

897

Black Fungus Found in Chernobyl Eats Harmful Radiation

Sun, April 26th, 2009 23:18 by capnasty NEWS

875

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Sun, April 26th, 2009 09:12 by capnasty NEWS

937

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958

MIT Backs Free Access to Scientific Papers

Tue, April 21st, 2009 07:02 by capnasty NEWS

910

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Thu, April 2nd, 2009 08:12 by capnasty NEWS

797

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Wed, March 18th, 2009 08:43 by capnasty NEWS

1027

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Sun, March 15th, 2009 09:19 by capnasty NEWS

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Fri, February 27th, 2009 08:36 by capnasty NEWS

992

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Wed, February 25th, 2009 12:47 by capnasty NEWS

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Fri, January 23rd, 2009 09:20 by capnasty NEWS

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Wed, January 21st, 2009 05:15 by capnasty NEWS

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Thu, November 20th, 2008 09:23 by capnasty NEWS

849

Aaah! Real Monsters: The Science Behind the Legends

Mon, November 3rd, 2008 11:35 by capnasty NEWS

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Sun, May 7th, 2006 15:03 by capnasty NEWS

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Sun, March 26th, 2006 15:49 by capnasty NEWS

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Mon, February 27th, 2006 11:18 by capnasty NEWS

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"Hobbit" Discovered: Tiny Human Ancestor Found in Asia

Fri, October 29th, 2004 00:01 by capnasty NEWS

820

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Mon, October 25th, 2004 01:13 by capnasty NEWS

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