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Deep wound solution, microtube eyes and solar fuel

This month's research roundup includes a new way to glue wounded skin, how to create a shrimp's eye view, and a way to store solar energy<p>Healing power<p>An essential medical procedure – repairing deep wounds – could be radically improved with a new approach: gluing skin and other tissue together with …

How do we know what we know about dinosaur behaviour?

It may seem like a fantasy to reconstruct how extinct animals behaved and how they lived, but palaeontologists are increasingly getting to grips with this difficult subject<p>Much of my research looks at reconstructing the behaviour of non-avian dinosaurs: animals that have been extinct for some 66 …

Experimental Technique Coaxes Muscles Destroyed By War To Regrow

Ron Strang was on patrol in Afghanistan when a primitive land mine exploded.<p>"When it went off, it came across the front of my body," Strang says. Though he survived the blast, his left leg was never the same. Shrapnel destroyed most of the muscle on his left thigh. He used to run, swim and hike. …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

Paint Color Portfolio: Pale Gray Living Rooms

If you don't want to paint your living room white, but want to keep the space nice and bright, pale gray is a great alternative. It provides a nice …

Living Rooms

Grilled Salmon with Dill Butter Recipe

Do you have your grill on? Here’s a quick and easy way to grill salmon. No marinade required. The trick to grilled salmon, so that your fillets stay …

Seafood

How Seahorses Survive With Squishable Armor

And how researchers want to make a robotic arm out of the technique<p>Crabs, birds, and manta rays regularly try to crush sea horses for dinner, but a sea horse has some unusual protective armor. Its tail can be compressed to half its normal size without lasting damage, researchers at the University …

Navigating Fall Wines: Sommeliers' Picks

Wolves Identified by Unique Howls, May Help Rare Species

New method lets scientists ID howling wolves with total accuracy.<p><b>If any gray wolves are howling their discontent with a recent proposal to remove what remains of their U.S. federal protection, scientists can now identify the outspoken.</b><p>A new, more sophisticated method for analyzing sound recordings …

Forensic Fly Moves North

Insects can aid death investigations, but non-native species complicate matters.<p><b>Who, aside from global warming activists, cares about a tiny blowfly making its way north with the changing climate? Forensic scientists do. Such insects, when discovered on corpses, can offer vital clues about when a</b> …

Newly Discovered Carnivore Looks Like Teddy Bear

In "incredibly rare" find, scientists discover animal in Andean cloud forests.<p><b>A fuzzy fog-dweller with a face like a teddy bear is the first carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in more than three decades, a new study says.</b><p>The 2-pound (0.9-kilogram) creature, called an olinguito, didn't make …

New Clues To Why Some Autistic Kids Are So Good At Math

Differences in cognitive organization turns some people with autism into math whizzes.<p>Though children with autism spectrum disorder often have difficulty with social interaction and communication, they're also much more likely to be savants--to show extraordinary skill in a particular area, like …

My top 10 swimming songs

From a folksy Frank Turner ballad to an REM classic via a funky oddity by 10CC, here's my pick from the pool of tunes about taking a dip in the drink. What are your favourites?<p>Swimming as a pastime can be full of joy and laughter; it can be sensual. It can also be physically demanding as a sport. …