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The polygraph, though used in hiring, marital disputes, and possibly even anti-terror investigations, is flawed. Now scientists are looking deep within the brain to devise ways to detect deception at its source.
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The first reactor-on-a-barge will bring power to Russiaâ€™s electricity-starved Arctic
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It's the ultimate nightmare: a nuclear attack in the U.S. masterminded by terrorists. Here's how that could happen-- and how we can prevent it
The lake has been isolated and buried for 14 million years
The bacterium found last week was an undiscovered lifeform. No, it was a contaminant. No! Yes!
Reflections on the passing of one era, and the dawning of another
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The bottom of the world could get down to -145 degrees this month.
Russian model recycles urine into drinking water
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Mark Zuckerberg and fellow tech leaders fund annual prizes worth $22 million
On its 150th anniversary, a chemist looks back at the various tables we almost ended up with.