Human Memory Explorer Gordon Bower Dies
Human Memory Explorer Gordon Bower Dies
The Stanford University researcher shared valuable insights into memory and learning during his 49-year career.
Human Memory Explorer Gordon Bower Dies
Human Memory Explorer Gordon Bower Dies

The Stanford University researcher shared valuable insights into memory and learning during his 49-year career.

The Stanford University researcher shared valuable insights into memory and learning during his 49-year career.

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Robert May, Theoretical Ecologist Who Advised UK Gov’t, Dies
Robert May, Theoretical Ecologist Who Advised UK Gov’t, Dies
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2020
The Australian physicist-turned-biologist served as a top scientist in the UK government and president of the Royal Society, among other prestigious appointments.
Image of the Day: Close Encounters
Image of the Day: Close Encounters
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 19, 2019
Watch a hawk close in on a target.
Questions Raised About Pertussis Reemergence
Questions Raised About Pertussis Reemergence
Abby Olena | Dec 20, 2018
Scientists debate why the number of whooping cough cases is up, and whether the effectiveness of a vaccine introduced within the last two decades is to blame.
AI Object Recognition System Operates at Speed of Light
AI Object Recognition System Operates at Speed of Light
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 26, 2018
Researchers have created a 3D-printed artificial neural network that uses light photons to rapidly process information.
Collapsing Bubbles May Make Knuckle Cracks Noisy
Collapsing Bubbles May Make Knuckle Cracks Noisy
Ashley Yeager | Mar 29, 2018
A new mathematical model suggests the “popping” sound comes from partial bursts of gas sacs in joint fluid.
Renowned Cancer Theorist Dies
Renowned Cancer Theorist Dies
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 12, 2016
Alfred Knudson, who formulated the “two-hit” theory on the origins of cancer, has passed away at age 93.
Chromatin Conformation Computed
Chromatin Conformation Computed
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 19, 2015
By manipulating DNA sequences that guide genome-folding, researchers confirm an existing model of chromatin structure inside the nucleus.
NCI: Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise by 50 Percent
NCI: Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise by 50 Percent
Bob Grant | Apr 20, 2015
A National Cancer Institute model forecasts a marked increase in estrogen receptor-positive tumors among older women by 2030.
Study: Ebola Predictions Overstated
Study: Ebola Predictions Overstated
Jef Akst | Apr 2, 2015
Most forecasting methods used to predict the extent of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa overestimated the epidemic’s reach, an updated analysis shows.