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Up to 25% of autism cases may be attributable to maternal antibodies that bind proteins involved in fetus brain development, and a test for those antibodies is now in development.
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This is awesome. Watch the video to see the water thing. 
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Wow. I want to decorate my office with these. 
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Those are pretty great. You'd have to get the high quality versions though. ;)
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Pretty fun
The Gregory Brothers present a musical mash-up video of the vice presidential debate.
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My latest for Technology Review: Cyborg Tissue!
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Ever felt like you made yourself sick just by thinking about it? You might have been right. Meet the dastardly nocebo phenomenon. My latest at The Scientist:
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Great article!
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"Physicists say they may have evidence that the universe is a computer simulation. How? They made a computer simulation of the universe. And it looks sort of like us." Thanks to +Jenna Maser for pointing this out.
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The logic is infallible...
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If you didn't see the written science debate between the candidates yet, check out my summary of it:
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100-year-old package to be opened. One child predicts, "Imagine if it is a pea!" ha ha ha
 
Tomorrow, a roughly 7-pound, secret parcel will finally be opened after 100 years of quiet existence.
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Worried Sick
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Expectations can make you ill. Fear can make you fragile. Understanding the nocebo effect may help prevent this painful phenomenon.

WHO | Dr. Carlo Urbani of the World Health Organization dies of SARS
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Dr. Carlo Urbani of the World Health Organization dies of SARS. 29 March 2003. Dr. Carlo Urbani, an expert on communicable diseases, died to

Deputy Directors - The NIH Almanac - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Deputy Directors - The NIH Almanac - National Institutes of Health (NIH)