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  • International Consciousness Research Laboratories (ICRL)
    Research and educational foundation that grew from the PEAR laboratory, aimed at fostering the understanding and use of consciousness in science, art, education and health. ... Read more »
  • Jacob W Glazier
    Jacob Glazier is a transdisciplinary researcher based at the University of West Georgia. His scholarship includes critical theory and parapsychology.... Read more »
  • George Valiantine
    American direct voice medium (1874-1947), noted in particular for a variety of foreign languages heard during sittings, but viewed with suspicion by some investigators.... Read more »
  • Damon Abraham
    Damon Abraham uses artificial intelligence and machine-learning techniques to examine the interplay between psi and technology.... Read more »
  • JJ Thompson
    Nobel prize-winning British physicist who had a long-standing interest in paranormal phenomena, notably claims by mediums to produce psychokinetic effects.... Read more »
  • London Dialectical Society
    Nineteenth-century rationalist debating club notable for its 1871 report of an investigation that conclusively established certain claims of psychokinetic phenomena as genuine.... Read more »
  • Marc Wittmann
    Marc Wittmann is a cognitive neuroscientist based in Freiburg, Germany, where he conducts research on time perception and psi phenomena.... Read more »



    Aeon | a world of ideas

  • Dream of the Russian tropics
    Imperial Russia had little access to the bountiful tropics that other empires enjoyed. So it created its own in the Caucasus - by Oleksandr Polianichev Read at Aeon... Read more »
  • The physics of music
    By turning a hose, concrete and jelly into trumpets, this video melds science, history and art to explain the physics of music - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon... Read more »
  • Vergil’s secret message
    Long derided as mere coincidences, acrostics in ancient poetry are finally being taken seriously – with astonishing results - by Julia Hejduk Read at Aeon... Read more »
  • Chinoiserie
    This video provides a short, colourful history of Chinoiserie, 17th-century Europe’s fanciful interpretation of Chinese design - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon... Read more »
  • More than pink
    The culture around breast cancer is full of positivity and femininity. But it comes at the expense of the marginalised - by Philippa Hetherington Read at Aeon... Read more »
  • Lahooti
    ‘Devotion can help guide you to any destination.’ This cinematic short follows the 200 km Sufi pilgrimage through southern Pakistan - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon... Read more »
  • Freedom at work
    There is always a demand for more jobs. But what makes a job good? For that, Immanuel Kant has an answer - by Tyler Re Read at Aeon... Read more »




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  • This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 23)
    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OpenAI’s Dall-E 3 Is an Art Generator Powered by ChatGPT Will Knight | Wired “Dall-E 3 will…let users refine a creation through ChatGPT, as if they were asking a real artist to make changes. ‘You won’t really have to worry about fussing around with really long prompts,’ says... Read more »
  • The Limits of Our Personal Experience and the Value of Statistics
    It’s tempting to believe that we can simply rely on personal experience to develop our understanding of the world. But that’s a mistake. The world is large, and we can experience only very little of it personally. To see what the world is like, we need to rely on other... Read more »
  • DeepMind AI Hunts Down the DNA Mutations Behind Genetic Disease
    Proteins are like Spider-Man in the multiverse. The underlying story is the same: each building block of a protein is based on a three-letter DNA code. However, change one letter, and the same protein becomes a different version of itself. If we’re lucky, some of these mutants can still perform... Read more »
  • VideoAgility’s New Factory Can Crank Out 10,000 Humanoid Robots a Year
    Simple robots have long been a manufacturing staple, but more advanced robots—think Boston Dynamics’ Atlas—have mostly been bespoke creations in the lab. That’s begun to change in recent years as four-legged robots like Boston Dynamics’ Spot have gone commercial. Now, it seems, humanoid robots are aiming for mass markets too.... Read more »
  • Party Drug MDMA Inches Closer to Breakthrough Approval for PTSD
    MDMA doesn’t have the best reputation. Known as “ecstasy” or “molly,” the drug is synonymous with rave culture: all-night electronic beats and choreographed laser shows. Still, it may soon join the psychedelic drug resurgence—not for partying, but for tackling severe mental trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Last week,... Read more »
  • Flowering Plants Survived the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid—and May Outlive Us
    If you looked up 66 million years ago you might have seen, for a split second, a bright light as a mountain-sized asteroid burned through the atmosphere and smashed into Earth. It was springtime and the literal end of an era, the Mesozoic. If you somehow survived the initial impact,... Read more »
  • This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 16)
    ROBOTICS This Driverless Car Company Is Using Chatbots to Make Its Vehicles Smarter Will Douglas Heaven | MIT Technology Review “Self-driving car startup Wayve can now interrogate its vehicles, asking them questions about their driving decisions—and getting answers back. …In a demo the company gave me this week, CEO Alex... Read more »







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  • The Human Genome Is Finally Fully Sequenced
    As part of the Human Genome Project, the first human genome was mapped in 2001, although scientists were aware that the map was neither precise nor comprehensive. Scientists have now developed the most fully sequenced human genome to date, fixing errors and gaps in the earlier draft. As of now,... Read more »
  • China plans to turn the moon into an outpost for defending the Earth from asteroids, say scientists
    According to experts working on the project, Beijing may expand the planetary defense system it is building in China to the moon and beyond to shield the Earth from asteroids that might conceivably wipe out a city or human civilization. Putting three guardian satellites into the moon's orbit around the... Read more »
  • Physicists surprised to discover the proton contains a charm quark
    A recent research has discovered strong evidence that a proton also includes a charm quark in addition to the two up quarks and one down quark that are listed in textbook descriptions of protons. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A fundamental component of every atom, the proton appears to... Read more »
  • Reality doesn’t exist until you measure it, quantum parlor trick confirms
    If you don't look at the Moon, it might not be there. According to quantum mechanics, what exists depends on what is being measured. Normally, proving that reality is like that entails comparing obscure probability, but Chinese scientists have made the case more succinctly. They performed a matching game in... Read more »
  • VideoCapitol Records signs AI-powered virtual rapper, FN Meka
    The "robot rapper" dropped its debut track on a big label this week, a joint effort with Gunna. FN Meka, an artificial intelligence-powered "robot rapper" with over 10 million followers on TikTok and more than a billion views, has signed a deal with Capitol Records. Last week, Music Business Worldwide... Read more »
  • Matter found to comprise 31% of the total amount of matter and energy in the universe
    "How much matter exists in the universe?" is one of the most intriguing and significant topics in cosmology. Now, for the second time, the whole amount of matter has been successfully measured by an international team that includes experts from Chiba University. According to their findings, which were published in... Read more »
  • Researchers explore theorized dark photons in connection with dark matter
    In their continuing hunt for information on the nature of dark matter, a group of researchers from around the world, led by specialists from the University of Adelaide, have discovered further hints. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-0957624760895905 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Elder Professor of Physics at the University of Adelaide, Professor Anthony... Read more »





  • Interventions to protect youth against racism’s effects topic of Bennett Lecture
    On Oct. 3, Vanderbilt University Professor Velma McBride Murry will present a lecture on family-centered interventions that have demonstrated protection against disparities in depression and behavioral health outcomes associated with racial discrimination. The event, hosted by the Penn State College of Health and Human Development's Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research... Read more »
  • Researchers aim to reduce antimicrobial resistance in Puerto Rico dairy industry
    Funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S Department of Agriculture, a Penn State-led research team will assess levels of antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms in Puerto Rico's dairy industry and train farmers and students to mitigate the health threat they pose in the U.S. territory.... Read more »
  • World Campus student joins research team to publish marketing ethics paper
    Two faculty members along with two students, one from Penn State World Campus and the other from Penn State Hazleton, collaborated to analyze marketing ethics across national professional organizations. The team published their findings in Journal of Leadership, Accountability, and Ethics.... Read more »
  • Initiative to empower growth of Penn State’s research enterprise
    Penn State has experienced unprecedented growth in its research enterprise over the last five years, including exceeding $1 billion in research expenditures. To capitalize on this momentum and empower continued growth, the University aims to transform research support operations so that faculty, staff and students can devote their full attention... Read more »
  • Earth’s crust, tectonic plates gradually formed, geoscientists find
    The Earth’s crust continued a slow process of reworking for billions of years, rather than rapidly slowing its growth some 3 billion years ago, according to research led by Penn State. Researchers said the work, which contradicts existing theories that suggest the rapid formation of tectonic plates earlier in Earth’s... Read more »
  • Penn State Family Symposium to focus on immigrant families, Oct. 23-24
    The 31st Annual National Symposium on Family Issues, being held Oct. 23–24 virtually and in person in 233B HUB-Robeson Center on Penn State's University Park campus, will focus on immigrant family research and the effects of public policies and practices on this demographic.  ... Read more »
  • New strategies may reduce treatment failure in malaria by up to 81%
    To slow artemisinin drug resistance and reduce treatment failures in malaria, an international research team led by Penn State investigated various drug policy interventions in Rwanda, where artemisinin resistance was first reported in 2020. Among other strategies, the team found that next-generation interventions reduced the treatment failure rate by at... Read more »



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