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Can body parts be reattached after amputation? - Science on the Web #100

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Pregnant Snake Prepares For Motherhood By Eating Toxic Toads

Some expectant mothers prepare for the arrival of their babies by reading books of parenting tips, painting nurseries, and buying a pram. The tiger keelback snake takes a different approach. When females get pregnant, they slither into the forest to eat as many poisonous toads as they can find.<p>The …

Microsoft Launches OneNote Class Notebooks for Teachers

Microsoft is combating Google Classroom with its own education platform for teachers and students, called OneNote class notebooks.<p>The service allows teachers to set up OneNote accounts that are synced online using Office 365 and SharePoint Online. Students use the “notebooks” for all of their …

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Gynandromorphs: Dual-Sex Animals

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It has been a long journey of scientific discovery from Aristotle to epigenetics – and it's not over yet<p>We know a lot about the world around us. We know a lot about ourselves and how we work. We even know where babies come from, and this is no mean feat. Imagine it's 350BC, and you're trying to …

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Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

Why 'Fake' Snow 'Doesn't Melt'--Because It's Real

It's just science, guys.<p>After a snowstorm hit Atlanta and a good portion of the Eastern Seaboard last week, snarling traffic and stranding many, rumors circulated that it wasn't snow. Some said that it was FAKE snow, either deposited via chemtrails, or made up of psychoactive substances, or …

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The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

'You're Invisible, But I'll Eat You Anyway.' Secrets Of Snow-Diving Foxes

I'm a fox. It's January. I'm hungry. I want a meal. My food, however, is buried 3 feet down, deep in the snow, hiding. It's alive, in motion, and very small, being a mouse. So how does an above-ground fox catch an underground mouse? Well, the answer is nothing short of astonishing. Here's a …

Colourful Language: Chameleons Talk Tough by Changing Shade

Humans have been fascinated by the colour-changing abilities of chameleons for a long time. Aristotle himself, the forefather of Western philosophy …

New Football Helmet Could Save the Sport

Athletes in the U.S. suffer 3.8 million sports-related concussions each year. While helmet makers dither with small improvements, Swedish scientists have built something that could protect us all.<p>On August 19, 2012, in week two of the NFL preseason, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie …

How Small Is Small? The Nanoscale Explained in One Chart

At a certain point, very small is just very small—at least to the naked eye. But on the nanoscale, much smaller than the width of a human hair, scientists are setting itty-bitty world records and creating tiny works of art.<p><b>Nano art has come a long way</b> since researchers arranged atoms to spell IBM …

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Carrie Underwood, Rashida Jones & Jimmy Fallon Put a Holiday Spin on 2013's Hits

The biggest songs of 2013 just got stuffed – in a hilarious holiday-themed parody medley by Carrie Underwood, Rashida Jones and Jimmy Fallon.<p>After a …

Math Square #192

Good luck with today's <b>mentalfloss.com</b> Brain Game, <i>Monday Math Square #192:</i><p><b>Place the digits 1 through 9 in the white blanks so that the mathematical</b> …

8 Pieces That Will Change the Way You Hear Music

Put these masterpieces on your playlist and you'll never hear music the same way again.<p>1. “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin<p>Many musicians draw a …