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How the brain helps you find your lost keys

Looking for lost keys triggers a sequence of events in several areas of your brain. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies explain part of that neural activity.

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Snowstorm from Illinois aims for the northeast

It’s a snow day for many schools in Illinois, as many parts of the state got 8-10 inches of snow. The storm is heading east and looks to touch many parts of Maryland before it’s done.

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Putting Heisenberg’s uncertainty to the test

Recent investigations into the polarization of light have revealed that it may not be as impossible as we thought to look at two complementary (or conjugate) properties of a quantum system.