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Why we remember more by reading – especially print – than...

Naomi S. Baron, American University During the pandemic, many college professors abandoned assignments from printed textbooks and turned instead...

Astrocyte cells in the fruit fly brain are an on-off switch...

Sarah DeGenova Ackerman, University of Oregon The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

Why AI can’t ever reach its full potential without a physical...

Mark Lee, Aberystwyth University Artificial intelligence seems to be making enormous advances. It has become the key technology behind self-driving cars, automatic translation systems, speech...

Brain scientists haven’t been able to find major differences between women’s...

Ari Berkowitz, University of Oklahoma People have searched for sex differences in human brains since at least the 19th century, when scientist Samuel George Morton...

Why do teachers make us read old stories?

Elisabeth Gruner, University of Richmond ...

Complex birdsongs help biologists piece together the evolution of lifelong learning

Cristina Robinson, Vanderbilt University; Kate Snyder, Vanderbilt University, and Nicole Creanza, Vanderbilt University Bonjour! Ni hao! Merhaba! If you move to a new country as...

5 ways to develop children’s talents

Kenneth A. Kiewra, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Some people think talent is born. The often-told story of Mozart playing piano at 3 and composing at 5...

A grim year for the smartphone: 5 essential reads

Nick Lehr, The Conversation The year 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. Five years ago, for the first time, over 50 percent of...

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New FAA rules say drones can take to the skies –...

By Warren Rapp, University of Nevada, Reno This week, the Federal Aviation Administration finally released proposed rules for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – better known...