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Doh! Scientists uncover Homer Simpson gene

Deleting a certain gene in mice (one that is also found in humans) makes them smarter, but the Emory University researchers who discovered this so-called “Homer Simpson gene” are cautious about its potential to enhance cognition in humans, saying that very little is known about the mysterious region of the brain the gene is linked […]

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Recycled Algorithm Sharpens Astronomical Images

A fast and efficient image enhancement technique that was originally applied to improving monochrome microscope images has proved itself equally effective at the other end of the scale – sharpening details on color images of distant galaxies produced by the Hubble Space Telescope. Its effectiveness at cleaning up images from outer space (before and after […]

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