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  • Herb Mertz 
    American consciousness researcher and author of The Selection Effect (2020), which describes a long-term micro-psychokinesis self-study with a random event generator. ... Read more »
  • Transparent Psi Project
    Failed replication of a precognitive effect reported by Bem in 2011, using the most stringent methods to reduce the likelihood of methodological and statistical errors.  ... Read more »
  • Lotte Plaat
    Dutch clairvoyant with a particular facility for psychometry, able by handling an object to discern true facts about its owner and past events associated with it. ... Read more »
  • Robert Bigelow (BICS)
    Billionaire American businessman (b 1945), whose foundation, the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies (BICS), is currently funding research on post-mortem survival.... Read more »
  • Reincarnation Cases with Intermissions of Less Than Nine Months
    Looks at reincarnation cases where the intermission between lives is less than nine months, discussing when reincarnation occurs and whether such cases are better classified as possession.... Read more »
  • Delgado-Romero and Howard Telepathy Experiments
    American psychologists Edward Delgado-Romero and George Howard carried out controversial ganzfeld telepathy experiments in 2005, with a view to correcting ‘flawed’ parapsychological findings.... Read more »
  • Wilkins and Sherman Telepathy
    A successful long-distance telepathy experiment was carried out over a five month period in 1938, between an explorer travelling in the Arctic and a psychical researcher based in New York. ... Read more »



    Aeon | a world of ideas

  • Jelena’s song
    ‘Reclaiming myself and my image’ – one woman’s powerful, lyrical meditation on childhood trauma and personal transformation - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon... Read more »
  • The scar of identity
    Alexandre Kojève was an immense influence on many French thinkers. What was so compelling about his lectures on Hegel? - by Samantha Rose Hill Read at Aeon... Read more »
  • Party poster
    A slice-of-life documentary on Mumbai’s curious poster politics offers a wry commentary on self-image in the digital age - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon... Read more »
  • Stuck with the soul
    The idea of the soul is obviously a nonsense, yet its immaterial mysterious nature has deep hooks in the human psyche - by David P Barash Read at Aeon... Read more »
  • Milk, pity and power
    Since antiquity, artists have depicted a perverse scene of a daughter breastfeeding her aged father. What does it mean? - by Margie Orford Read at Aeon... Read more »
  • The Hereford map
    How an imaginative piece of medieval cartography navigates history, mythology and religion to orient us in the Middle Ages - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon... Read more »
  • The problem with English
    Is Earth’s most-spoken language a living ‘gift’ or a many-headed ‘monster’? Both views distract us from the real dilemma - by Mario Saraceni Read at Aeon... Read more »










    Medieval manuscripts blog

  • Claim of thrones
    Who was the first Queen of England in her own right? Matilda? Lady Jane Grey? Mary? Does Isabel of Portugal spring to mind? To set the scene. On 21 May 1471, King Henry VI of England (r. 1422–1461, 1470–1471) died at the Tower of London, the prisoner of his rival...... Read more »
  • A deathbed confession
    One of the more unusual documents digitised as part of the British Library’s Medieval and Renaissance Women project is Add Ch 67394, a sworn testimony by four men that they had been told the deathbed confession of a woman called Alice of Hulton. It is the missing piece in a...... Read more »
  • Where there's a will
    One of the benefits of our Medieval and Renaissance Women project is that we have been able to focus on groups of documents that have features in common. Individually, these documents provide insight into the lives (and after-lives) of particular named women; collectively, this evidence is all the richer for...... Read more »
  • Bringing the Cotton fragments to life
    One of the most catastrophic episodes in modern library history was the Ashburnham House fire. On the night of 29 October 1731, a fire took hold below the room which held the famous Cotton collection, containing many of the most iconic historical and literary treasures from early times, among them...... Read more »
  • Venusse was her name
    How were royal children brought up in the Middle Ages? A manuscript newly digitised as part of our Medieval and Renaissance Women project supplies us with clues. Add MS 37656, a household account book compiled in 1305 by John de Claxton, keeper of the wardrobe, demonstrates how women were in...... Read more »
  • Alexander, Porrus and the peacock
    The French Alexander Romance is a long and complex narrative, in which miraculous deeds and encounters at the edges of the known world are grafted onto the real journeys of conquest and exploration by the historical figure, Alexander the Great. This work was so popular in the 14th century that...... Read more »
  • Alexander, a medieval super-hero
    Alexander the Great is a hero who transcends time and space, as our wonderful exhibition, Alexander the Great: The Making of a Myth, demonstrates. In the Middle Ages, he was revered as a member of the Nine Worthies (Neuf Preux), a select group of illustrious heroes who represented the pinnacle...... Read more »

Weizmann Wonder Wander


    Weizmann Wonder Wander - News, Features and Discoveries from the Weizmann Institute of Science

  • Prof. Daniel Zajfman
    Prof. Daniel Zajfman of the Particle Physics and Astrophysics Department has been awarded the Harnack Medal by the Max Planck Society... Read more »
  • Israel Prize in Life Sciences to Prof. Michal Schwartz
    Schwartz was honored for “groundbreaking discoveries that led to a new understanding of the interactions between the immune system and the brain”... Read more »
  • A Little Dusty – but Alive
    ​A Weizmann Institute study shows that some bacteria that hitch a long-distance ride on desert dust particles may touch down alive and kicking... Read more »
  • Treating a Heart Attack before It Happens
    A preventive procedure, performed on healthy mice, improved their recovery from later-occurring cardiac injury, reshaping our knowledge of regeneration in hearts – and possibly other organs... Read more »
  • Immunotherapy Drugs Step on the Gas
    Sometimes anticancer antibodies press on the gas and the brakes at the same time. New research might help them accelerate better... Read more »
  • The Weight of Responsibility: Biomass of Livestock Dwarfs That of Wild Mammals
    Wild land mammals weigh less than 10 percent of the combined weight of humans and are outweighed by cattle and other domesticated mammals by a factor of 30 ... Read more »
  • The Quantum Twisting Microscope: A New Lens on Quantum Materials
    A clever take on the science of twistronics offers new ways of exploring quantum phenomena... Read more »




  • Lasers reveal massive, 650-square-mile Maya site hidden beneath Guatemalan rainforest
    Researchers discovered a large Maya site while surveying northern Guatemala from the air.https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A vast Maya site measuring roughly 650 square miles (1,700 square kilometers) and dating to the Middle and Late Preclassic era has been found by geologists in northern Guatemala. (roughly 1000 B.C.... Read more »
  • Oldest 'fish-lizard' fossils ever found suggests these sea monsters survived the 'Great Dying'
    According to the fossilized remnants of an ichthyosaur that lived not long after the Permian mass extinction, the prehistoric marine creatures first appeared before the devastating event.https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new research reveals that "fish-lizards" existed in the seas of the Earth 250 million years ago, much... Read more »
  • Scientists hail DART success 6 months after historic asteroid crash
    Five of the rocks on the beaten asteroid Dimorphos have been given new names. Scientists declare that NASA's spectacular Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) was a resounding triumph.https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Before the DART spacecraft purposefully collided with Dimorphos on September 26, 2022, scientists had little knowledge of... Read more »
  • Modern glacier remains found near Mars equator suggest water ice possibly present today at low latitudes
    At the 54th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, researchers made a ground-breaking statement about the finding of a relict glacier close to Mars' equator. This discovery, which can be found in Eastern Noctis Labyrinthus at 7° 33' S and 93° 14' W, is important because it... Read more »
  • 60,000-mile-tall 'plasma waterfall' snapped showering the sun with impossibly fast fire
    The polar crown prominence, a huge wall of descending plasma, was recently caught in a newly discovered, exquisitely detailed image of the sun.https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A stunning image of a huge wall of plasma being spat out near the south pole of the sun and then plummeting... Read more »
  • VideoT-Mobile will buy Ryan Reynolds-backed Mint Mobile for up to $1.35 billion
    The "Deadpool" actor will continue in a creative capacity.https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ryan Reynolds is expected to profit from his investment in Mint Mobile just under three and a half years after making the Deadpool actor the company's public face. Ka'ena, the parent business of Mint Mobile, will... Read more »
  • 10 discoveries that prove Einstein was right about the universe — and 1 that proves him wrong
    After being published more than a century ago, Albert Einstein's ideas of relativity have been repeatedly shown to be accurate. Albert Einstein, a renowned scientist, was a scholar who was ahead of his time. Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, into an universe where the dwarf planet Pluto was... Read more »





  • Rapid prototyping and fabrication space OriginLabs to open during Startup Week
    Invent Penn State's all-new rapid prototyping and fabrication space, OriginLabs, is set to officially open its doors to the public on Wednesday, March 22, during Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC.... Read more »
  • Trio of Penn State researchers tapped to lead AGU’s natural hazards section
    As Guido Cervone takes the reins as president of the natural hazards section of the American Geophysical Union, he brings with him decades of experience in using machine learning, remote sensing and increasing representation to forecast, respond and mitigate dangers from natural hazards.... Read more »
  • Town hall on CHIPS and Science Act envisions key role for Penn State 
    Penn State held a Town Hall meeting recently to discuss internal strategies around semiconductor technologies and taking on a key role in partnering with other universities and industry centered on the U.S. government’s CHIPS (Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors) and Science Act.... Read more »
  • David Hunter announced as new director of the Penn State AI Hub
    The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has announced that David Hunter has been appointed director for the cross-functional Penn State AI Hub Hosted by the Institute for Computational Data Sciences, the hub is designed with the vision of creating a collaborative and creative ecosystem across the University... Read more »
  • Greening the grey: Engineering natural solutions for stormwater management
    Concrete is as ubiquitous in cities as it is impervious. Amid worsening storms due to climate change, it only deflects runoff toward the drain, threatening sewer capacities. Lauren McPhillips is partnering with researchers across the commonwealth to engineer stormwater solutions using nature to replace hard surfaces and help control the... Read more »
  • Penn State team awarded National Science Foundation I-Corps grant
    The biggest question an entrepreneur faces is a simple one: Are there enough potential customers to turn my big idea into a business? A trio of Penn State researchers were selected recently for the National Science Foundation’s National I-Corps Program to find an answer for their own big idea.... Read more »
  • Students, community invited to attend 2023 Graduate Exhibition
    Members of the Penn State and Centre County communities are invited to attend the 2023 Graduate Exhibition, an annual showcase of graduate student research and creative scholarship from across the University. The exhibition will include a performance night on March 20, a poster session on March 24, a visual arts... Read more »



IFL Science



  • VideoVesuvius Challenge – Decipher These 2,000-Year-Old Scrolls And Win A Fortune
    Fancy yourself a code breaker or a technological wiz? If so, you could win $700,000 if you can solve a 2,000-year-old mystery. The former GitHub CEO Nat Friedman and a group of scientists are giving away prizes worth a total of $1,000,000, at the time of writing, to anyone who... Read more »
  • Animation Shows The Most Powerful Cosmic Events If They Were Visible To Our Eyes
    A new animation allows us to get the gist of how sparkly the night sky would look to us in gamma rays thanks to the data collected by NASA’s Fermi Space Telescope in just one year.The visible light that humans can see with our unaided eye is but a small... Read more »
  • NASA’s “Return To Venus” Mission May Have Just Become Collateral Damage
    It was a dramatic week for Venus last week at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held in Texas. It was revealed that there are likely still active volcanos on Venus, which got people really excited about NASA's imminent return to Earth’s hellish twin. But then it turned out that... Read more »
  • VideoThylacines May Have Been Walking The Earth As Late As The 1980s
    The last known thylacine died in 1936 and was thought to have taken the species with it. Now, new research is claiming that the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger may not have happened until the 1980s, possibly even reaching the millennium.Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) are held up as one of the... Read more »
  • Paralysis Outbreak Across Europe Linked To Weight-Loss Botox Treatment
    Dozens of people across Europe have come down with a dangerous neuropathic illness called botulism after receiving "gastric Botox" injections in Türkiye. According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the outbreak has been traced back to two private hospitals where the procedures were conducted, and several... Read more »
  • What Are Raccoon Dogs? Meet The New Face Of The COVID-19 Outbreak
    Raccoon dogs may have played a pivotal role in the COVID-19 pandemic. The suggestion follows the release of genetic sequences yielded from surface swabs taken at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China, back in 2020. The market has previously been suggested as the starting point for SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen... Read more »
  • How Your Native Language Changes The Structure Of Your Brain
    Native speakers of German and Arabic have distinctly different brains, with increased connectivity in areas needed to handle the specific natures of their respective languages. The work not only explains why people may find it particularly difficult to learn a language with highly different structures from their native tongue, but... Read more »