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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. 
Before they traipsed through the sacred Indian grove or studied the hat-shaped spider, before they realized it was a new species or assigned it a peculiar name, scientific researchers Javed Ahmed and Rajashree Khalap discovered Harry Potter.
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Can a neural network learn to recognize doodles? See how well it does with your drawings and help teach it, just by playing.
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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
The Met Office has shown it can predict the weather one year in advance with its new £
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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.
"Celestial harmonic motion" was captured for the first time by NASA's Juno mission. It snapped imagery of Callisto, Ganymede, Europa and Io orbiting Jupiter on its approach to the gas giant. NASA, Juno Team Exult in Successful Jupiter Arrival By Jove! NASA Probe Arrives at Jupiter After 5-Year Trek
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Got GAS (Guitar acquisition syndrome)? 
 
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+intheblues Well, I have you to blame for at least one purchase. After you did the show from Jerry's in Florida, I had to have a Suhr Tele. Don't regret the decision at all.
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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. 
2 minutes playing equals 5 hours of data for dementia research. Visit: seaheroquest.com to join me in the fight against dementia. Let’s game for good.
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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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Good on ya, postdocs!
 
Happy Postdoc Appreciation Week - Read all the postdoc comics here: http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1744 
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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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I've wondered this for years. The best food in DC is in the cafeteria of the National Museum of the American Indian.
 
Why Hasn’t Native American Food Caught On as a ‘Hip' Cuisine? http://trib.al/RgpWhAY
American-Indian cooking has all the makings of a culinary trend, but it’s been limited by many diners’ unfamiliarity with its dishes and its loaded history.
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Neanderthals were the likely architects of a mysterious 176,000-year-old cave structure http://bit.ly/1U8zME1
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Scientist, teacher, husband, father, cyclist, musician.  Not necessarily in that order.
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  • Florida State University
    Psychology, Music, 1987 - 1993
  • University of Chicago
    Neurobiology, 1998 - 2004
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Molecular and Cellular Neurobiologist
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Attack The Block
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Moonrise Kingdom
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Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread through Africa – Ebola Outbreak - FRO...
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From Patient Zero to today, here is a look back at how the West Africa Ebola outbreak grew to become the worst on record.

Ancient life forms fed through fractal arms - life - 11 August 2014 - Ne...
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For 40 million years, fern-like organisms called rangeomorphs ruled the world, because their branching bodies made them perfect diffusion fe

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10000000
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10000000 is a Dungeon Crawling RPG Matching Game. Run the dungeon and match to handle the things you encounter *WINNER* Best Mobile Exclusiv

Premier Guitar
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The relentless pursuit of tone.

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Try these tools for translating text, plotting addresses, signing documents, and more.

Google Search
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Google Search app for Android: The fastest, easiest way to find what you need on the web and on your device.* Quickly search the web and you

Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life
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Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life is a free online class taught by of The University of Chicago

E-Whiskers Have Arrived to Fulfill All Your Robot Cat Dreams
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Sensitive electronic whiskers pave the way for increased interaction between robots and their external environments.

Highly sensitive electronic whiskers based on patterned carbon nanotube ...
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Significance. Whiskers are hairlike tactile sensors used by certain mammals and insects to monitor wind and navigate around local obstacles.

Older brains slow due to greater experience, rather than cognitive decli...
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What happens to our cognitive abilities as we age? Traditionally it is thought that age leads to a steady deterioration of brain function, b

The Atlantic
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A magazine of literature, politics, culture, and current affairs

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Some of the best jazz artists in the world play here. The sound is great and it's very comfortable with good service. One of my favorite places.
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