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Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet
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There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet (New Scientist)
Grapes in a microwave generate a fiery plasma and now we know why
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For years people have been uploading videos of the blazing eruption caused by microwaving sliced grapes – but the explanations were all wrong (New Scientist)
This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds
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Showing this optical illusion to monkeys reveals it works by tricking the neurons that perceive global motion into overriding those that track local motions (New Scientist)
PTSD may one day be treated with a common blood pressure drug
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Preliminary experiments suggest that a type of blood pressure drug can make it easier to un-learn fear memories, hinting at a possible treatment for PTSD (New Scientist)
Stone Age Europe may have been home to no more than 1500 people
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Our species arrived in Europe about 43,000 years ago – and for the following 10,000 years the population remained astonishingly low (New Scientist)
Your phone and shoes are home to completely unknown life forms
17. februar 2019 (09:00)
Samples taken from people’s shoes and phones have been found to contain DNA from nine mysterious and unstudied branches of the bacteria family tree (New Scientist)
AI autotune makes your terrible karaoke singing more tolerable
16. februar 2019 (08:00)
Autotune can often sound robotic because it shifts off notes into perfect pitch, a new version listens to the notes you've already sung and uses them to help fill in the gaps (New Scientist)
Fears of OpenAI’s super-trolling artificial intelligence are overblown
15. februar 2019 (15:55)
Elon Musk-backed firm OpenAI has built a text-generating AI that it says is too dangerous to release because of potential misuse (New Scientist)
A dialect quiz shows we still cling to our regional identities
15. februar 2019 (15:52)
The New York Times' online quiz can pinpoint where in the UK or Ireland you grew up by the words you use and how you say them. We asked a linguist to explain why dialects persist (New Scientist)
The children striking over climate change speak to New Scientist
15. februar 2019 (14:30)
New Scientist went to meet the UK schoolchildren who have left their classrooms to join a global protest that calls for the government to declare a climate emergency (New Scientist)