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CNN POST EEG images show an increase of information sharing across the brain, as evidenced by the yellow and orange colors, following vagus nerve stimulation. Story highlights Vagus nerve stimulation is a technique used for epilepsy and depression After a month of stimulation, the man’s attention, movements and brain activity …

Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published on Wednesday they had collected data proving that Exxon Mobil Corp made “explicit factual misrepresentations” in newspaper ads it purchased to convey its views on the oil industry and climate science. In an article in the …

A lunar eclipse and a meteor shower join a highly anticipated solar eclipse in a month packed with amazing sky shows. A total solar eclipse, like this one seen over France, will cross the continental U.S. from coast to coast on August. PHOTOGRAPH BY CARSTEN PETER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PUBLISHED AUGUST 1, …

NASA has been a household name for Americans since the ’60s when it achieved the seemingly impossible, landing humans on the Moon. Since then, NASA has explored other alien surfaces like, Mars and Saturn’s moon Titan, as well as flown by every planet in our solar system. It has achieved …

The earliest asteroids were probably made of mud, not rock. Radioactive heat in the early solar system could have melted globs of dust and ice before they had a chance to turn to rock, a new simulation published July 14 in Science Advances shows. The results could solve several puzzles about the composition …

As NASA’s Juno probe flew over Jupiter on July 10th, it snapped photographs of the planet’s most iconic feature, the Great Red Spot. Following is a transcript of the video. This is our closest look at Jupiter’s iconic “Great Red Spot.” These photographs were taken by NASA’s Juno probe. It flew …

Anyone who has played a competitive game knows their own actions are affected by their opponent’s moves. A baseball pitcher, for instance, might start throwing curveballs if he thinks the batter is ready for a fastball. Now, researchers in Switzerland have identified the part of the brain that’s involved in those calculations …

Alaska Dispatch News An enormous iceberg, over 2,000 square miles in area – or nearly the size of Delaware – is poised to detach from one of the largest floating ice shelves in Antarctica and float off in the Weddell Sea, south of the tip of South America. Scientists have …

The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China. China Merchants New Energy/Panda Green Energy Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong, China, however, decided to have a little fun with its design. China Merchants New Energy Group, one of the …

Source: Science News When we brought our first baby home from the hospital, our pediatrician advised us to have her sleep in our room. We put our tiny new roommate in a crib near our bed (though other containers that were flat, firm and free of blankets, pillows or stuffed animals …