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Octopuses are being given ecstasy in the name of science

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine think that octopuses are just like us! Well, at least in the way they react to ecstasy. The research, which, yes, means giving octopuses ecstasy, can definitely be seen by some as a
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Scientists learn bacteria in your gut can produce electricity

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, say that certain bacteria found in our bodies can produce an electric current. They figured this out after noticing that a bacteria that makes us sick also had similar properties. The
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How a lightweight, prefabricated concrete roof is just a taste of the coming revolution in architecture

Researchers at the technical school ETH Zurich have constructed a unique lightweight concrete ceiling by mixing computational design, 3D printing, and prefabrication.  The design makes it cheaper and more efficient so that structures only use
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Facebook has locked down its platform. Why that's bad news for researchers.

File this under "lose-lose" for Facebook. A group of high-profile researchers and journalists sent a formal request to social media giant to amend its Terms of Service in order to enable studies of Facebook that promote the public good. But either
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Research: To Be a Good Leader, Start By Being a Good Follower

A study of Royal Marines suggests “stand out from your peers” isn’t always good advice.
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Researchers in Japan are developing a brain-controlled robotic arm

It's all about multi-tasking, as participants were asked to utilize their own two hands while also using their brain to control a third robotic limb.  The research team at Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute in Japan says the
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Twitter asks researchers to help make site less toxic

Twitter just began the hardest part of its cleanup effort. The company announced Monday that it had selected academic partners who will help study "healthy conversation" as part of its ongoing effort to make Twitter less toxic.  SEE ALSO: The