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A whole orchestra at the fingertips.


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I'd drop out of Hogwarts before putting that thing on my head.
Newly discovered spider resembling Sorting Hat gets Harry Potter-inspired name

This new spider looks like the Sorting Hat from Harry Potter. It's name: Eriovixia gryffindori. 

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Sea Hero Quest is a game that lets you have an adventure while you help dementia research. Millions of people have already played, and the anonymous data is used to find differences in spatial memory across age groups. 

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Great new supplement from Nature on neurodegenerative diseases. The current status and leading edge of research on several diseases is discussed.

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New dynamical model predictions, published in Nature Geoscience, now exhibit skill in prediction of the winter North Atlantic Oscillation – which influences European and North American winter weather - more than one year in advance. Read the paper here: http://go.nature.com/2eUuOlN

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Good on ya, postdocs!

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Unbelievable footage of a great white shark’s attack on the camera crew’s boat is living proof of how smart these hunters really are. From Hunt for the Super Predator.
https://youtu.be/t5VALcd6LA0

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Nearly 100 new areas of the cerebral cortex have been distinguished in a new study this week in Nature.

This work was part of the government-funded Human Connectome Project, and these data have the potential to serve as the structural template to just about all future (and past) functional studies on cortical activity.

Check out the video for an easily understandable overview of the work.

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Stunning movie stitched from Juno images during its approach to Jupiter.
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