US / NEANDERTALS: http://www.livescience.com/20798-humans-prevailed-neanderthals.html
I have railed much in the past about the badness of gossip, but I don't discount its benefits at all. In fact, I've posted about how it has help empower the marginalised in tribes/civilisations. (Its just when gossip is pointless and destructive. Which I need to define specifically some day).
Gossip as good: http://www.livescience.com/20786-office-gossip-good.html
Right-here is the one possible route to cyborg consciousness, along w/ spatial/parallel processing: http://phys.org/news/2012-06-quantum.html
If this is recent, it could be due to warming or sudden algae decrease related to Fuku - AND it would mean increased biotic under-ice heating, leading to more ice melt, (spiral): http://phys.org/news/2012-06-huge-phytoplankton-bloom-ice-covered.html
This looks great but I can't read it due to brainage. Trigger warning: NERDY TECH - http://phys.org/news/2012-06-data-encoding-scheme-slashes-energy-next-generation.html
Always knew this: When some calcium supplements might be bad: http://www.naturalnews.com/036094_calcium_supplements_heart_attack.html
Sad for oregon and raw milk: http://www.naturalnews.com/036079_Oregon_dairy_farmers_raw_milk.html
NPR's "Science Friday" was great. Also, something very weird in today's new - forgot wtf it was. Ta ta.