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    1. Rethink everything you know about global warming

      Rethink everything you know about global warming

      Every day seems to bring with it a new headline about the issue of climate change, but this one seems to be primed for the history books. The findings from a major new study published today in the journal Science may require a recalculation of climate change models to more accurately predict the pace of global warming.

      And, quite unexpectedly, it comes from research about how the earth is cooling faster than we thought.

      Allow us to explain: It all starts from tiny particles in the air known as aerosols. Think of it like dust that enters the air either ...

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    2. Boaz Keysar-Do you make better decisions in another language?

      Boaz Keysar-Do you make better decisions in another language?

      A surprising study shows how your brain may process information differently.

      Suppose you were about to bet on a sporting event, like this weekend's Super Bowl. Before making the decision if you should bet on the Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots, would it make a difference if you were given each team's stats in English or another language you happen to know?

      You would think not, as the information you're receiving is basically the same. But researchers have found that people make more deliberate and careful decisions when ...

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    3. New wearable device gives 'sight' to the visually impaired

      New wearable device gives 'sight' to the visually impaired

      A new device made up of a tiny camera, an earpiece and a very powerful wearable computer could drastically improve the lives of some 21 million Americans living with a visual impairment.

      OrCam is not primarily a mobility aid, so it won’t replace a cane, but what it can do is help a wearer recognize and interpret the world around them by reading printed text off a variety of surfaces and recognizing products and faces.

      OrCam was founded in Israel by Amnon Shashua, a computer science professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The device is based on computer vision ...

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