Episode #682

News Items

Who's That Noisy

  • Answer to last week: French Bulldog

Robert Kurson

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Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Fiction

    A new study finds that training on a task of working memory improves performance on similar memory tasks. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002839321830321X?via%3Dihub

  • Item #2 Science

    Researchers modeling the great pyramids of Giza find that they are capable of concentrating electromagnetic waves in their interior chambers. https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5026556

  • Item #3 Science

    Researchers find that great tits, with a brain 0.1% the size of chimpanzees, performed almost as well on a test of self-control. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180730104712.htm