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Neuroscience For Kids - How parasites hijack host's brains

How do Parasites Hijack their Host's Brains?<br>The Neuroscience of Toxoplasmosis<br>By Kristin Harper, Neuroscience for Kids Guest Writer<p>October 11, 2013<p>A …

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Catalyst: Peacock Spider - ABC TV Science

download segment mp4 (average size 10 MB)<p><b>NARRATION</b><br>A four millimetre spider hiding in the undergrowth is the sort of thing the average Sydney …

Taking Charge: Power Gadgets With Your Surroundings and Your Sweat

There are few of us who can go a whole day without checking the battery level on at least one of our devices — and between smart watches, fitness bands, e-readers and smartphones, we may have three or four constantly in danger of running out of juice. You can always find an outlet to top up, but …

Smart Tattoo Produces Electrical Power From Your Sweat

Working up a good sweat can be its own reward. But instead of letting all that bodily moisture go to waste, why not let it power your smartphone — …

How Biomimicry is Inspiring Human Innovation

Before monarch butterfly conservation became a focus in Mexico, the monarchs that gather in the mountainous forests of Michoacán were considered a …

Great collection of Science Experiments for home and school.

WHY NOT TRY A FUN SCIENCE EXPERIMENT RIGHT NOW?<p>Here’s list of great science experiments with instructions that you can do right at home or at school. …

20 amazing facts about the human body

1 <b>APPENDIX TO LIFE</b><p>The appendix gets a bad press. It is usually treated as a body part that lost its function millions of years ago. All it seems to do is occasionally get infected and cause appendicitis. Yet recently it has been discovered that the appendix is very useful to the bacteria that help …

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Absurd Creature of the Week: The Incredible Critter That's Tough Enough to Survive in Space

In 1933, the owner of a New York City speakeasy and three cronies embarked on a rather unoriginal scheme to make a quick couple grand: Take out three …

Did you ever wonder where you came from? That is the stuff that’s inside your body like your bones, organs, muscles…etc. All of these things are made …

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Susan Swapp, University of Wyoming<p>What is Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)<p>A typical SEM instrument, showing the electron column, sample chamber, …