Angela

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i’m bad at understanding romantical things unless people are explicit. like seriously. don’t drop me a hint. i’ll pick it up, dust it off, and hand it back without realizing it was for me.

Nanotechnology and religion: a complex relationship

In the science fiction short story Halo, a panel of Muslim scholars discuss a strip of bacon made by a "molecular assembler", a device capable of …

How Not To Be A Dad: The Latest Science Of Male Birth Control

Examining 8 promising methods of male contraception in development. Happy Father's Day!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Male birth control, like flying cars, just seems like one of those things we should have by now. It's the 21st century—if they can find the Higgs Boson and bring back <i>Arrested</i> …

Electric shock makes others look more attractive

<b>CALTECH (US) —</b> People judged faces as more attractive after their brains were stimulated with a weak electrical current.<p>Scientists say the results …

Chip diagnoses infection in minutes, not days

<b>U. TORONTO (CAN) —</b> An electronic chip can analyze blood and other clinical samples for infectious bacteria faster than ever before.<p>Life-threatening …

Listen Instead of Correcting Others: What We Gain and Give

<b>“When you judge another, you do not define them. You define yourself.” ~Wayne Dyer</b><p>I have a tendency to want to show off what I know, and in the worst …

Use Your Heart as a Wall: Make It Stronger Instead of Shutting Down

<b>“The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.” ~Unknown</b><p>“I'm done here. It's time for me to move on,” she spoke softly as if unsure …

Melt may explain Antarctica's sea ice expansion

<b>Climate change is expanding Antarctica's sea ice, according to a scientific study in the journal Nature Geoscience.</b><p>The paradoxical phenomenon is thought to be caused by relatively cold plumes of fresh water derived from melting beneath the Antarctic ice shelves.<p>This melt water has a relatively low …

Generic drug trade wins big after court refuses cancer medicine patent

Cheap versions of lifesaving drugs will keep on coming<p>The Supreme Court in India has left the door open for the generic drug trade to manufacture cheap versions of groundbreaking drugs. The court today rejected a patent application from Novartis, the world's second-largest drug manufacturer, for …

How to 3-D Print the Skeleton of a Living Animal

The skeleton above was created by taking a CT scan of an anesthetized rat and sending the data to a 3-D printer. Similar life-size models of body …

Interactive robot trains kids with autism

<b>VANDERBILT (US) —</b> A humanoid robot shows promise for teaching a basic social skill called joint attention to children with autism spectrum …

Sea lion blows scientists' minds by head-bobbing to the Backstreet Boys

Researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz have successfully trained a sea lion to bob its head in time to music, in a study that may change our understanding of how rhythm is acquired. Previously, report the team in the <i>Journal of Comparative Psychology</i>, it was thought that only …

Computers Made Out of DNA, Slime and Other Strange Stuff

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Are big algae blooms Lake Erie’s new normal?

<b>U. MICHIGAN (US) —</b> Rather than being an isolated, one-time occurrence, Lake Erie’s monumental 2011 algae bloom was more likely a sign of things to …

From Pets To Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs

You may best know the guinea pig as a nervous little pet that lives in a cage and eats alfalfa pellets.<p>Now, the rodents are increasingly showing up on plates in the United States.<p>South American restaurants on both coasts seem to be pushing the trend, answering to demand mostly from Andean expats …

The coolest way to study a plant: make transparent soil. http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-03/dirt-uncovered?src=SOC&dom=fb

Sing, Fly, Mate, Die — Here Come The Cicadas!

If you live in Missouri, they've already gone.<p>But back East, cicadas are about to climb out of their little holes in the ground, wriggle out of their skins, like this ...<p>... so after 17 years of getting ready, they can now do the thing they hope, hope, hope to do — which is, if at all possible, …

New Giant Tarantula Discovered in Sri Lanka

A new type of tarantula about the size of your face has been found in northern Sri Lanka. Scientists found the spiders – with a leg span up to 8 …

Fruit, Not Fries: Lunchroom Makeovers Nudge Kids Toward Better Choices

Gone are the days of serving up tater tots and French toast sticks to students. Here are the days of carrot sticks and quinoa.<p>New nutritional guidelines, announced in 2012, require public school lunchrooms to offer more whole grains, low-fat milk and fewer starchy sides like french fries. But short …

DNA-Mapped Furniture Really Ties The Room Together ... With You

Furnishing a new apartment or house can be tough; sometimes you just can't find that end table or couch that is uniquely "you."<p>Well, as Wired reports, a Dutch design studio is trying to change that.<p>Tjep. is expected to exhibit the first line of its DNA furniture and jewelry, called "Future …

Pride and Prejudice Book Scarf - Infinity Scarf, Literary Scarf, Jane Austen, Book Lover, Books, Reading, Teacher Gift

Wrap up with a good Book Scarf! Let everyone know about your great taste in literature with a page from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice on an infinity scarf.<p>This Storiarts Book Scarf is cream colored, made from American-made super soft 100% cotton knit fabric, about 63" in circumference and 12" …

Lost sea slug sighted in California waters

<b>UC SANTA BARBARA (US) —</b> A bright blue sea slug thought to be extinct in Southern California appears to be making a comeback.<p>In the 1970’s, the …

White blood cell test fits in a suitcase

<b>CALTECH (US) —</b> A new portable device to count white blood cells needs less than a pinprick’s worth of blood and takes just minutes to run.<p>White blood …

Two-headed shark discovered

Scientists have discovered what they believe to be the first-ever two-headed bull shark.<p>A study carried our by experts at Michigan State University confirmed the shark was a single shark with two heads, rather than conjoined twins.<p>"This is certainly one of those interesting and rarely detected …