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Can You Learn in Your Sleep?
Sleep

Can You Learn in Your Sleep?

Sleep learning used to be a pipe dream. Now neuroscientists say they have found ways to enhance your memory with your eyes closed.
What Happens When the Sea Swallows a Country?
Science

What Happens When the Sea Swallows a Country?

If sea levels rise as feared, some of the world's island nations may disappear this century. Does that mean they no longer exist as countries?
Rachel Nuwer
Scientists Freeze Molecule to Almost Absolute Zero
Far Out Tech

Scientists Freeze Molecule to Almost Absolute Zero

This could result in the creation of a huge variety of different states of matter, scientists say.
Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next 5 Years
Genetics

Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next 5 Years

Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.
Geoff Weiss
10 Profitable Reasons to Major in Math or Science
College students

10 Profitable Reasons to Major in Math or Science

These skills add up to more job opportunities. a new survey says.
The Surprising Downsides of Being Clever
Psychology

The Surprising Downsides of Being Clever

Can a high IQ be a burden rather than a boon?
Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases
Far Out Tech

Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases

The goal is to find new strains of pathogens before they begin wreaking havoc.
Scientists Work Out How to Wire Up Your Brain
Far Out Tech

Scientists Work Out How to Wire Up Your Brain

Imagine a future where neurological disorders are cured with a single injection into the top of your skull. It might not be too far off.
How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health
Science

How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health

We are more than just a pretty face. The shape, size and even color of our looks can relay hidden secrets about our personalities, health and sexuality.
Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud
Science

Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud

Both companies are seeking bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018.
This MIT Grad Is Changing Medicine With a Needle-Covered Pill
Medicine

This MIT Grad Is Changing Medicine With a Needle-Covered Pill

Once he explains how it works, the idea is easy to swallow.
Carly Okyle
You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)
Coffee

You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)

Wake up and don't smell (or sip) the coffee. At least not right away. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Video Games Can Make You More Sociable. Or, You Know, They Could Ruin Your Brain.
Video Games

Video Games Can Make You More Sociable. Or, You Know, They Could Ruin Your Brain.

While gaming may make you more attentive visually, that might be outweighed by the negative effects on your brain.
Steve Dent