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Watson’s Potty Mouth

By | January 15, 2013

IBM programmers had to clean up the super computer’s language after it learned profanity on the Internet.

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Hand Signs for Science

By | December 5, 2012

Organizations are calling for a common set of sign language for scientific terms.

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Speaking of Science

By | December 1, 2012

December 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Monkeys “Read” Writing

By | April 12, 2012

Baboons are able to distinguish printed English words from nonsense sequences of letters—the first step in the reading process.

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Capsule Reviews

By | January 1, 2012

Our Dying Planet, Here Be Dragons, Rat Island, Harnessed

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The Happiness of English

By | August 31, 2011

There are more positive words than negative ones in the written English language.

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