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Pic of the Day: Remembering Nagasaki

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It’s been 67 years since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which killed between 60,000 and 80,000 people, according to the Radiation Effects Research Foundation. The bomb was dropped on August 9, 1945, just three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. This picture was taken 6 weeks after the city was destroyed. Photo: Cpl. Lynn   …Continue Reading

Military Use of Neuroscience Should Be Regulated, Report Warns

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History is littered with examples of science discoveries closely tied to military uses. Probably the most famous one is the development of the atomic bomb during World War II. Scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, named “father of the atomic bomb” along with Enrico Fermi, said he thought of the famous quote from Bhagavad Gita when contemplating   …Continue Reading