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The Physics of Playing a Guitar Visualized: Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” Viewed from Inside the Guitar

Give it a chance, you won’t be disappointed. While the first 30 seconds of the video above may resemble an amateur iPhone prank, it soon becomes …

Mosquito army released in Zika fight in Brazil & Colombia

<b>Scientists are planning to release an army of millions of modified mosquitoes in areas of Brazil and Colombia.</b><p>They say the unusual approach is an attempt to provide "revolutionary protection" against mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika and chikungunya.<p>The mosquitoes are infected with a bug called …

Public Health

Ancient human history more complex than previously thought, researchers say

Relationships between the ancestors of modern humans and other archaic populations such as Neanderthals and Denisovans were likely more complex than …

Anthropology

Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal - MIT Technology Review

Crystals are extraordinary objects, not least because of their symmetry. Crystals form repeating patterns that are the same in some directions but …

Quantum Mechanics

Unintended consequences of creating the world's first semisynthetic organism

(Phys.org)—In 2014, the incorporation of two artificial letters of genetic code into the DNA of Escherichia coli gave the bacteria the distinction of …

E.coli

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Bird flu hits hard in egg-producing Iowa; 25 million hens may be lost

The men charged with ridding the farm of a deadly contagion tugged at their dark green protective suits and adjusted the double-intake respirators covering their faces.<p>"Biosecure. Stop!" read a sign at the farm entrance.<p>Another sign, in red letters, advised, "All employees & drivers must disinfect …

Agriculture

Training for the End of the World as We Know It

A visit to "prepper camp," a four-day session on surviving super viruses, natural disasters, socioeconomic collapse, world war, and more<p>A shot rings out in the Orchard Lake Campground. The crack ricochets off of evergreens and elms and oaks. No one hits the ground, screams, or ducks for cover. None …

Egg-shaped burial pods feed the trees and turn cemeteries into forests

<b>In another twist on green funerals and eco-friendly burials, two Italian designers envision a new way of paying it forward, even after death.</b><p>In the …

HOW TO: Make A Recycled Glass Terrarium

Children love to watch things grow and they enjoy getting their hands dirty. One of the best ways for them to do both is by helping them build an …

Flight MH-17 Investigation Points To An Attack

Wreckage analysis reinforces the theory that the airliner was shot down by rebels<p>On July 17th, Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur fell out of the sky over eastern Ukraine. The crash killed everyone on board the plane, including 15 crew members and 283 passengers. Today, …

10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Still running barefoot, munching glucosamine, and grinding out junk miles? Time to heed to the latest science.<p>Remember when it was <i>de rigueur</i> to stretch before running and over-hydrate before heading out the door? As technology advances and researchers discover more about the human body in motion, …

Running