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Shape Shifting Bacteria 0 commentsScience

Shape Shifting Bacteria

April 17, 2015 at 4:45 pm

Researchers analyzed how groups of rod-shaped E. coli bacteria dissolve their own cell walls and then, after generations, rebuild them.

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Why Am I Upside-Down When I Look in a Spoon? 0 commentsScience

Why Am I Upside-Down When I Look in a Spoon?

April 16, 2015 at 11:45 am

We’d like to know why you’re staring at yourself in a spoon in the first place. But we can at least answer the question of […]

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Eye vs. Camera 0 commentsScience

Eye vs. Camera

April 6, 2015 at 10:40 am

Your eyes don’t always capture the world exactly as a video camera would. But the eyes are remarkably efficient organs, the result of hundreds of […]

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Revealing the Role of Microbes in Controlling Contaminants 0 commentsEnvironment

Revealing the Role of Microbes in Controlling Contaminants

April 3, 2015 at 10:53 am

In Rifle, Colorado, Berkeley Lab earth scientist, Kenneth Hurst Williams, highlights the role subsurface microbial communities can play in controlling the flow of contaminants in […]

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What Do Healthy Ecosystems Sound Like? 0 commentsEnvironment

What Do Healthy Ecosystems Sound Like?

April 3, 2015 at 10:41 am

What can sound tell us about the health of an ecosystem?

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How Good Is Your Eyesight? (TEST) 0 commentsScience

How Good Is Your Eyesight? (TEST)

April 2, 2015 at 9:30 am

Who do you see?

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How Do Geckos Defy Gravity? 0 commentsScience

How Do Geckos Defy Gravity?

March 31, 2015 at 9:33 am

Geckos aren’t covered in adhesives or hooks or suction cups, and yet they can effortlessly scale vertical walls and hang from ceilings. What’s going on? […]

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The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic 0 commentsEnvironment

The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic

March 30, 2015 at 10:20 am

This week, the truth about “biodegradable plastic,” and new insights into how global warming might eventually make winters colder.

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Liquid Bonding a Super Plastic 0 commentsEngineering

Liquid Bonding a Super Plastic

March 27, 2015 at 10:05 am

A new ‘super plastic’ that can direct heat away from its source opens up a wide range of possibilities for making more efficient electronic devices. […]

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Why Do We Forget Our Dreams? 0 commentsScience

Why Do We Forget Our Dreams?

March 25, 2015 at 9:27 am

When you wake up, do you remember your dreams? What causes us to forget most of them?

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Fighting Fires with Sound Frequencies 0 commentsEngineering

Fighting Fires with Sound Frequencies

March 23, 2015 at 10:14 am

The fire extinguisher uses low-frequency sound waves to douse a blaze. Engineering seniors Viet Tran and Seth Robertson now hold a preliminary patent application for […]

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Computer Color is Broken 0 commentsScience

Computer Color is Broken

March 23, 2015 at 9:37 am
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Giant Glowing Worm Lights Up the Ocean 0 commentsScience

Giant Glowing Worm Lights Up the Ocean

March 20, 2015 at 9:51 am

Huge colonies of marine invertebrates known as pyrosomes may coordinate their jet-like propulsion system by flashing lights at each other

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Total Solar Eclipse of 2015 – BBC 0 commentsScience

Total Solar Eclipse of 2015 – BBC

March 20, 2015 at 9:45 am

Footage Of Total Solar Eclipse at Faroe Islands by BBC One

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How to Reveal Subatomic Particles at Home 0 commentsScience

How to Reveal Subatomic Particles at Home

March 19, 2015 at 9:32 am

Here’s a way you can reveal subatomic particles that are shooting in front of your eyes all the time.

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