Yonatan Zenebe Moges

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A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

And it's not too shabby.<p>If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of materials, the night sky still swirls …

The animal that regrows its head

Could a sea creature with unusual regenerative powers show humans how to do the same? Tracey Logan reports.<p>In a windowless lab at the University of Galway in Ireland, there’s a fish tank containing an extraordinary creature. Perched on blue cocktail sticks like lollipops, rows of seashells are …

Opinion: Marvel Needs To Fix Its Gaming Division

Over the last several years our culture has experienced a superhero renaissance. Marvel Comics has helped lead this push with its foray into the …

Ask Anything: Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Brain Damage?

Short answer: Excellent skull design.<p>One day in 1976, psychiatrist Philip May asked his colleague at the University of California, Los Angeles a peculiar question: “Why don’t woodpeckers have headaches?” May specialized in treating schizophrenia, but proposed a radical shift: How, he wanted to …

University of California

Shadow Realms - Can Shadow Realms Live Up to Bioware's Pedigree? - IGN Video

Brian and Marty chat about how Bioware's new game feels a bit like Evolve meets Fable.

Biologist tries to explain Captain America and the Hulk with science

Comic book writers almost always spin up some inventive pseudo-science to explain how normal men and women transform into superheroes, but what if a real biologist took a crack at it? Sebastian Alvarado, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, has done just that with a new series of …

How DARPA’s Brain Chip Could Restore Lost Memories

The newly launched $40 million Restoring Active Memory program aims to develop a neural prosthesis.<p>You drive to the supermarket as if in a dream, guiding your car without really thinking about it, piloting from memory. Details like the path to the market’s address that can be recalled as facts and …

Chimpanzee language: Communication gestures translated

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1089000/1089136_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537713834_27433402d02842bfc2fefe575d2ef273<p><b>Researchers say they have translated the meaning of gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.</b><p>They say wild chimps communicate …

St Andrews

This Squirrel Breaks Record For Tail Size... And May Eat Deer's Hearts

It usually eats fruits and seeds, but it has been said to have a taste for blood.<p>Behold the tufted ground squirrel, one of the strangest tree-dwelling rodents found on Earth. Native to Borneo, it is rarely seen--one camera trap study in a park on the island turned up only one of these squirrels, …

Squirrels

Plants respond to leaf vibrations caused by insects' chewing

Previous studies have suggested that plant growth can be influenced by sound and that plants respond to wind and touch. Now, researchers at the …

Mantis Shrimp Vision Is Not As Mindblowing As You’ve Been Told

<b>If you want to pick a favorite animal</b> that will surprise even the quirkiest first date, you can’t go wrong with the mantis shrimp. This foot-long, coral reef-dwelling crustacean has a rainbow tail, and punches its prey so hard and so fast that it creates underwater shockwaves.<p>Pretty cool, eh?<p>But …

Exploding Kittens

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds

Just as the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, the caterpillar that stands out from its leafy environment is more likely to be eaten.<p>In a study published online Monday in the journal PNAS, scientists at UC Irvine and Wesleyan University concluded that caterpillars who ate more than two …

Caterpillars

What I Learned Hunting Decoy-Weaving Spiders In The Amazon

Unraveling a mystery about a spider that makes spider-shaped decoys in its web.<p>TAMBOPATA, PERU -- In a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon lives a type of spider with a peculiar habit: It builds a spider-shaped "decoy" in its web out of dead insects and other detritus, and which resembles an …

Mega Pokémon, Hanging Out With Their Kids

Aww. Who knew that badass mega Pokemon acting like caring, loving parents could be so sweet? Take this Charizard using its tail to help lil …

Virtual reality: The next frontier in gaming

In recent years, the gaming industry has seen a number of hyped trends come and go: games on social networks, 3-D gaming, systems that let you control in-game avatars by moving your body.<p>Now get ready for another one: Virtual reality.<p>This technology, which plunges headset wearers into …

Final Fantasy Explorers will have local and online multiplayer modes

<i>Final Fantasy Explorers</i> — the upcoming Monster Hunter-like Final Fantasy spin-off for Nintendo 3DS — will feature both local and online multiplayer modes, according to Game Watch.<p>In <i>Final Fantasy Explorers</i>, up to four players can select a job class — a unique combat style — and set out together …

The Aerodynamics Of The World Cup Soccer Ball, In GIFs

Some demos from NASA's Ames Research Center<p>NASA stuck a World Cup soccer ball into some of its aerodynamics testing chambers because why not. NASA is not involved in developing or testing the ball, so these demonstrations were really just for fun.<p>The demos put some cool visuals to what <i>Popular</i> …

Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt? [Infographic]

A heatmap of war over water<p><i>Click here to see a larger version of this infographic.</i><p>As the climate shifts, rivers will both flood and dry up more often, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Shortages are especially likely in parts of the world already …

What It Means To Say A Dolphin Committed Suicide

There are two famous, and extremely sad, accounts of dolphin suicide. The first involves Peter the bottlenose dolphin, who is said to have killed himself after being separated from the woman he "loved" -- animal researcher Margaret Howe Lovatt, who lived with him in a specially built house in the …

When NASA Paid Researchers To Learn To Talk To Dolphins

Plus, the strange relationship one researcher developed while living with a dolphin for six months<p>In 1965, as a part of a NASA-funded project, a woman lived for six months in rooms flooded with a few feet of seawater. For a roommate, she had an adolescent male dolphin.<p>The project is now old …

Documentaries

When Plants Get Metal

Popular Science Blogs<p>Boxplot<p>Exploring the world of science through graphic narrative. By Maki Naro<p>There's a common saying that "Nature finds a way."<p>And it's true. During our short stint here on Earth, humans have tested nature's ingenuity time and time again. We have also learned to reap the …

Jelly Bean Ants And Other Amazing Images From This Week

World's Prettiest Tarantula Takes Best in Show 2014

A Socotra Island Blue Baboon spider took top honors at the 29th annual exhibition of the British Tarantula Society.<p>This is the big one, the prestige event, the oldest and best-attended show of its kind anywhere in the world. A trophy here can make a breeder's reputation.<p>As ever, the judges were …

Urban Gardeners Grow Crops in Spare Spaces

Which Electric Car Is Fastest?

A handy breakdown for speed freaks<p>Debate still rages on the best way to sell electric cars.<p>Should automakers be boasting of their environmental credentials? Or should they talk in a language people understand--money--and highlight the economic benefits? Maybe it's all about silence and …

Electric Vehicles